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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

PAE Antarctica Contract Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
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Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Job Description:

GENERAL DUTIES (not all inclusive):Maintains a safe workplace program and ensures safety is the highest priority in the work place.Maintains boiler systems in accordance with provisions of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code. Boiler systems may include steam, hot water heaters, along with other types of heating systems and air handlers.Maintains, monitors, troubleshoots and repairs station boilers and associated systems, heat exchangers, pumps, controls, air handlers, commercial steam kitchens, and zone valves in all dorms.Makes daily inspections of all boilers on station.Monitors and repairs circulating pumps, back-up pumps, heat exchangers, strainers, valves, expansion tanks, air separators, unit heaters, heating coils and system controls to assure adequate operations.Inspects all glycol and steam lines for damage.Advises the Preventive Maintenance Foreman on job progress and material requirements.Performs preventive maintenance in accordance with the preventive maintenance program.Monitors, regulates and repairs fuel lines and air adjustments for the boilers.Monitors, repairs and maintains boiler control systems.Submits reports as required by supervisor.Works outside on various job sites in extreme cold weather conditions as required.Performs other duties as required. REQUIREMENTS:High school graduate or GED is required.Certificate in Steam Boiler Operation/Maintenance is preferred.Minimum 4 years experience required in boiler operation and complete hydronic and steam HVAC systems maintenance and repair.Ability to read design drawings and diagrams is preferred.Previous experience with remote Polar Logistics operations is preferred.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 and safety objectives.US citizenship is required.

Company Description:

PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. Government, its allied partners and international organizations. As it enters its 60th year of business, PAE's current portfolio includes capabilities in critical facility infrastructure, aviation, logistics, training, range operations and national security solutions, to support some of the most meaningful and exciting missions in the world.

Today, the approximately 15,000 members of our global workforce perform with excellence and dedication in roughly 60 countries, on all seven continents, in some of the world's most challenging regions. We attribute our success to the quality of our work and the integrity and high ethical standards that define our business operations. PAE is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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.