Electrical/Electronics and Mechanical Engineering:
Fire Alarm Systems
PAE is currently seeking a Fire Systems Technician to support an exciting new mission in support of the National Science Foundation’s Antarctic Operations.
The Fire Systems Technician:
Maintains a safe workplace program and ensures that safety is the highest priority in the workplace.
Complies with all ASC Environmental, Safety and Health (ESH), Waste Management and Quality Assurance requirements, goals, policies and procedures.
Is responsible for maintenance of fire alarm, detection, notification, reporting and fire suppression systems. Suppression systems include, CO2, FE-13, Dry Chemical, Stove hood and sprinkler systems.
Accomplishes hands-on fire system tasking on maintenance and construction projects in Antarctica.
Completes periodic maintenance on fire systems equipment in accordance with the Preventative Maintenance Program, NFPA and manufacturer's guidelines as well as coordinates testing, maintenance, and repair activities.
May be required to work outside on various job sites in extreme cold weather conditions.
Performs other duties as required.
Current NICET II Fire Alarm certification (minimum) is required.
Minimum four years of documented experience installing, testing, inspecting, and maintaining fire protection systems, including fire alarm systems, suppression systems, and fire sprinkler systems is required.
Experience including rough wiring, detection device/appliance termination, and head end termination is required.
Ability to read design drawings and wiring diagrams is required.
High School diploma or equivalent is required.
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.
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.
THIS POSITION REQUIRES DEPLOYMENT TO ANTARCTICA. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY FOR THIS POSITION UNLESS YOU ARE INTERESTED IN CONTRACT EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES.
Additional Salary Information: Comprehensive benefits package including: Travel to and from Antarctica, food and lodging, and health insurance.
PAE is a leader in providing worldwide solutions for base operations, logistics, construction, airfield operations, and personnel placement.
PAE is currently seeking experienced workers to support an exciting new mission in support of the National Science Foundation’s Antarctic