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GENERAL DUTIES (not all inclusive) :
Operates a full range of machine shop equipment including Summit 16B engine lathe, Sharp 2480V heavy duty lathe, Sharp VH3 milling machine, steel band saws, boring, honing, and surfacing machines.
Performs preventative maintenance and repairs to all machine shop equipment.Performs alignment procedures on the machines.
May perform work involved in fabrication, modification, or repair of equipment used for scientific research projects.Performs machine shop work as necessary for vehicle and construction equipment repair.
Performs machine shop work as required by other McMurdo-based work centers.Complies with all ASC Environmental, Health & Safety, and Quality Assurance requirements and goals.
Provides documentation as necessary to ensure adequate legal documentation.Maintains a safe workplace and ensures that safety is the highest priority in the workplace.
Performs other duties as required.
High school graduate or GED is required.Must have a valid driver's licenseFour years of experience as a Machinist is required.
Must be innovative and creative in adapting available materials and parts to meet a wide range of needs and applications.
Must be proficient in layout and design of prototypes.Willingness 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 outdoors.
Must 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 is required.
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.