Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World
Supports the National Science Foundation managed United States Antarctic Program as part of the Antarctic Support Contract (ASC).
Carpenter Apprentices will perform maintenance or construction work, or any combination thereof, under the supervision of the Carpenter Foreman.
Tasking is based on employee’s prior work experience and ASC schedule requirements.
GENERAL DUTIES (not all inclusive) :
Perform rough framing and finish carpentry utilizing a variety of materials and toolsAssist Carpenters with various carpentry tasksPerforms construction related tasks in and around undeveloped and remote areas as well as in adverse conditions Track material usage and update departmental inventory recordsCoordinate materials and support from other departmentsPerform tasks requiring repeated heavy lifting, pushing, pulling, digging, hauling, standing, walking, kneeling, stooping and squattingTimely response to emergency service calls during and outside of normal working hoursAccurate and thorough documentation of hours worked, tasking performed, materials used, and processes involvedAdvise immediate Supervisor of job progress and material / labor requirementsAccomplish tasking utilizing design drawings, specifications, and wiring diagramsFollow established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), suggest revisions as needed, and create SOPs as directedPerform tasking outdoors in environmentally challenging conditions including wind and extreme cold weatherRoutinely utilize independent judgment and discretion to identify potential issues and solve problemsProactively identify any unsafe conditions, hazards, or Code violations and communicate them effectivelyWork directly with other departments to plan and complete taskingLearn and effectively utilize computer based labor, material, and maintenance tracking applicationsMay deploy to remote research support facilities for day trips or extended periods (McMurdo only)Occasionally utilize the assistance of other station personnel to complete tasking, or assist other trades or departments with their taskingComply with all ASC Environmental, Safety and Health (ESH), Waste Management and Quality Assurance requirementsParticipate in Work Center Safety Program and ASC safety objectivesParticipate in community programs such as house-mouse (chores), daisy-picking (station clean-up), GASH (galley clean-up at Palmer), and recycling effortsPerform other duties as required
Minimum 2 years experience in the carpentry trade Willingness and ability to take and follow directionPossess prior computer experience and be able and willing to learn and effectively utilize computer based labor, inventory, and maintenance tracking applicationsPossess the competencies, willingness and ability to perform the duties of positionHigh School diploma or equivalentValid Driver’s License issued in the United StatesWillingness and ability to deploy to Antarctica for extended periods is required.
Must be willing and able to lift and move items, parts, assemblies and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum Must be willing and able to perform physical activities including heavy lifting, climbing in and out of equipment, crawling, and working outdoorsMust successfully complete the physical, dental and psychological (if applicable) examinations as required by the NSF for deploying to Antarctica.
Must participate in community programs, such as house-mouse (chores), daisy-picking (cleaning-up around the station), recycling efforts & safety objectives.
US citizenship or US Permanent Resident Status
Experience including rough framing, finish carpentry, and other phases of carpentryExperience accomplishing metal stud framingExperience hanging and finishing drywallExperience working in remote locations or extreme environments Ability to read and interpret design drawings, specifications, and diagramsProficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law PAE is a drug free workplace
PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.