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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 1/10/2017

Scientific Research Corporation North Charleston, SC

North Charleston, SC
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Scientific Research Corporation is an advanced information technology engineering company that provides innovative products and services to government and private industry, as well as independent institutions. At the core of our capabilities is a seasoned team of highly skilled engineers and scientists with multidisciplinary backgrounds. This team is challenged daily to provide cutting edge technology solutions to our clients.

Full time seasonal position available in support of the National Science Foundation, SPAWAR Office of Polar Programs. SRC's Antarctic program provides air traffic control, meteorology, and ground electronics maintenance services in Antarctica with cyclic deployments during the operational season from August through February. Primary responsibility is to perform as Electronics Technician I in support of the ground electronics maintenance program at McMurdo Station, Antarctica.

Training will be provided in order to complete qualification on all equipment. Responsible for performing diagnosis, repairs and modifications to aviation, meteorological, and communications ground electronics systems and various other equipment, once qualified on that equipment. The designee will perform the required periodic maintenance, troubleshoot, repair, install, and test equipment as required. The technician will setup, maintain, and store airfield systems or deep-field camp systems that support aviation operations and weather observing. This position is customer-oriented and physically demanding.

Performing this job requires that Antarctic medical and dental qualifications be met.

Equipment includes AN/URN-25 TACAN, Microwave Landing System (MLS), Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI), Runway End Identifier Lights (REILS), and Airfield Lighting Control System (AFLCS); PASOS, Polar Portable Meteorology Kit (PPMK), AN/FMQ-19 Automated Weather Observing System, Upper Air System, Automatic Weather Stations (AWS), Iridium telephone, weather cameras, voice recorders, UHF, VHF and HF radios/transmitter-receivers, satellite communications, patch panels, voice circuits, and Voice Communication Control and Routing (VCCR).

Scientific Research Corporation offers a competitive salary, an extensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages excellence. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Scientific Research Corporation is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate in employment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


* High School diploma or GED
* Formal electronics training from: Technical School, or Class A or B military school in electronics for navigation's aids, meteorology systems, or communications systems or four (4) year electronics apprentice program with experience relating to the listed system types
* Formal electronics training, to include: Installation Tasks, Soldering, Cable Dressing, Cable Tray, Conduit, and Making/Repairing Connectors.
* Four (4) years of practical experience, to include: Electronics Repair, Maintenance, Installation and Checkout. Two (2) years of experience with the aviation ground navigation systems, meteorology systems, or air traffic control communication systems. Note: Experience may be concurrent.


* Navigational Aids/Air Traffic Control/Communications Equipment/Meteorology Equipment

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