Heavy Equipment Mechanic-Antarctica (Travel and earn an Extra 16%!)
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**Must have experience working heavy construction such as CATERPILLAR, Komatsu, John Deere, Volvo, HItachi** TRAVEL TO ANTARCTICA... From our founding in 1955, PAE has offered enduring support for the essential missions of a wide range of customers, including the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. To support our customer s complex missions around the world, PAE s current portfolio includes capabilities in aviation, capacity building and stabilization, critical infrastructure, expeditionary logistics, identity and information management solutions, integrated security solutions, test and training ranges, and training solutions; and enterprise-level technology products and software. Today, the approximately 15,000 members of our global workforce perform with excellence and dedication in over 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. GENERAL DUTIES (not all inclusive): Maintains a clean and safe workplace program and ensures that safety is the highest priority in the workplace. Diagnoses, troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains construction and heavy support equipment. Corrects deficiencies in components and ancillary equipment. Performs service, maintenance, repair and overhaul in accordance with manufacturers recommendations. Ensures that safety is the highest priority in the workplace. Performs equipment repairs in response to maintenance requests, in shop or in field locations.. Repairs heavy equipment, removing/replacing components. Uses diagnostic procedures and test equipment to identify and correct equipment faults. Performs mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electric, and electronic analyses and diagnoses. Operates shop equipment including cranes, welders, compressors, presses, grinders, heavy hand tools, and tire servicing equipment. Lifts, moves and/or installs heavy parts and assemblies safely, using basic tooling and PPE. May perform work outside under severe weather conditions. Complies with all ASC Environmental Health & Safety, and Quality Assurance, requirements and goals. Provides documentation to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation. Works rotating shifts as required 24 hours/day. Assists other mechanics and members of the VMF team as required. Documents all work performed including diagnosis, root cause, labor and parts. Conducts research, orders parts, and maintains records. Prepares reports as required. Works to achieve ASC goals and contractual commitments. Supports achievement of ASC metrics, whether directly or indirectly effected by the position s work activities. Performs duties in support of Operations Division metrics (as provided by supervisor). Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace program and ensuring safety is the highest priority in the work place. Performs other duties as required.REQUIREMENTS: High school graduate or equivalent required. Two years training at a technical school is highly desirable. Valid driver s license required. Five years experience in heavy equipment maintenance and repair required. State inspector certifications, ASE certifications, and dealership certifications a plus. Experience on a broad range of construction equipment, specifically Caterpillar tractors 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 Citiizen and or Permanent US resident status required. BENEFITS: In addition to a chance of a lifetime opportunity, PAE pays for your travel to and from Antarctica, room & board, recreational facilities, laundry facilities, laundry detergent, medical & life Insurance, employee assistance program (EAP) and internet access. You are also eligible to enroll in prepaid legal insurance, dental, 401k retirement and long term disability plans.
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.