Crane Operator in Antarctica

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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

PAE Antarctica Contract Grand Forks, ND

Company
PAE Antarctica Contract
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
7febffae
AJE Ref #
576187543
Location
Grand Forks, ND
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

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Job 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 currently seeking a Crane Operator to support a unique mission with the National Science Foundation s Antarctic Support Operations for work at McMurdo Station in Antarctica. This person will operate a variety of cranes and construction heavy equipment. Interprets load charts and plans all lifts. Responsible for daily safety inspection and safe operation of mobile cranes and other heavy equipment as required.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Determines safe lift parameters and follows established procedures.Documents lift plan as required any time the lift exceeds 75% of the crane s capacity for any given circumstance.Performs safety inspection of crane, heavy equipment, wire rope, hooks, slings and rigging as required. Documents inspections as required.Operates cranes to include, but not limited to, building construction and movement of cargo or equipment.Operates construction heavy equipment such as dozers, loaders, graders, to include but not limited to, snow removal, station operations, and construction.Lubricates, checks fluids, and performs safety inspection and minor maintenance as required prior to operation of any equipment.Arranges equipment maintenance according to manufacturer recommendations or as directed by the Vehicle Maintenance Facility (but around planned lifts when possible). Informs job site person in charge of impending maintenance schedules.Performs duties in support of Operations Division metrics (as provided by supervisor).Supports the achievement of program metrics, whether metrics are directly or indirectly affected by this position s work activities.Complies with all program Environmental Health & Safety and Quality Assurance requirements and goals. Provides documentation to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation.Works to achieve program goals and contractual commitments.Physical activities include heavy lifting, climbing into and out of equipment, crawling, and working outdoors.Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace program and ensuring safety is the highest priority in the workplace.Performs other duties as required. EDUCATION: High school diploma or GED required.CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS: NCCCO Certification, or equivalent, in crane operations required. Valid U.S. driver s license required.EXPERIENCE: Four years construction heavy equipment operation experience, such as loaders, dozers and graders and 200 hours of routine crane operation is required.SPECIAL CONDITIONS: U.S. citizenship is required.PHYSICAL AND / OR OTHER SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate must successfully complete the drug test, any physical, dental and psych (in case of winter) examinations, as required by the NSF for deploying to Antarctica. Failure to meet these requirements may result in withdrawal of employment offer.ABOUT ANTARCTICA AND THE PROGRAM:Here are few other links about the program:http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7423910n and http://www.kivitv.com/news/local/171962671.htmlPlease visit http://www.usap.gov for more details on the program. The Antarctic Sun (click on the logo on the right side of the home page) has great articles describing the science, and The Antarctic Photo Library (logo is under the Sun's logo on the right side) has thousands of fabulous photos. We work for an amazing program and these photos illustrate the stunning beauty of Antarctica. http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2012/10/scenes-from-antarctica/100384/

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.