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DATE ADDED: Wed 31/10/2018

HVAC And Facilities Maintenance Mechanic - Work In Antarctica

Dallas, USA


Job Description

PAE is currently seeking a Maintenance Specialist to support the Antarctic Support Contract and the National Science Foundation’s United States Antarctic Program. We have positions for Winfly (August/September), Mainbody (October-February), and Winter (March-September). Winfly positions are made in conjunction with Mainbody seasons. In addition to meeting the job requirements, you need to also meet the physical and travel requirements.


Maintenance Specialist

  • Performs maintenance of buildings at U.S. Antarctic stations.
  • Manages small maintenance projects that fall within the work area division including the coordination of other crafts, equipment, tools, parts and schedules with reporting responsibilities to the Work Order Supervisor, Maintenance Coordinator and PM Foreman.
  • Maintains communication, to include e-mail and regular meeting minutes, with the Preventive Maintenance Foreman and/or Maintenance Supervisor, regularly reporting status of all facilities equipment, and significant issues and events within his or her work area division.
  • Prepares and submits procurement requests to maintain inventory to repair individual items of equipment.
  • Coordinates with Preventive Maintenance Foreman with appropriate suggestions for edits and additions to preventive maintenance, equipment/parts associations and data integrity within the maintenance database.
  • Participates in training programs and meetings.
  • Ensures all facilities or equipment are maintained and operated safely and efficiently.
  • Assists in the day-to-day operations of a very large maintenance crew up to and including the ability to fill in for the Preventive Maintenance Foreman when necessary.
  • Implements and enforces Preventive Maintenance Program including inventory and work order look-up in the database.
  • Maintains detailed records, logs and accounts, interprets trends and initiates resolutions to issues accordingly.
  • Prepares reports.
  • Supports the achievement of ASC metrics, whether metrics are directly or indirectly affected by this position’s work activities.
  • Complies with all ASC Environmental Health & Safety and Quality Assurance requirements and goals.
  • Provides documentation to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate legal documentation.
  • Works to achieve ASC goals and contractual commitments.
  • Performs physical activities including heavy lifting, climbing in and out of heavy equipment, crawling, and working outdoors.
  • Implements and maintains a safe workplace program 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 valid US driver’s license.
  • HVAC-R license is preferred.
  • Four years of experience in facilities maintenance experience to include all phases of preventive and corrective maintenance, including industrial and/or commercial facilities maintenance is required.
  • Experience on refrigeration, HVAC, plumbing, electrical and fuel oil burners is required.
  • Career record must include the demonstrated ability to work independently and supervise others.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and specifications is required.
  • Minimum intermediate level computer skills with spreadsheets, word processing, e-mail and databases is required.
  • Experience with PLC/DDC, VFD, HMI, and automated building systems is preferred
  • Willingness and ability to deploy to Antarctica for extended periods is required.
  • Must be willing to work outside on various job sites in extreme cold weather conditions.
  • Must successfully complete the physical and dental examinations as required by the NSF for deploying to Antarctica.
  • May be required to successfully complete a psychological examination as required by the NSF for deployment to Antarctica.
  • US citizenship or Permanent Resident Status is required.
  • Must be willing and able to lift and move items, parts, assemblies and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum.

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.

Role: HVAC and Facilities Maintenance Mechanic - Work in Antarctica
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Location: Dallas,

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