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Power Plant Mechanic CAT Experience - Work in Antarctica

PAE Fallon, NV
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $1,300 to $1,600 Weekly
  • Contractor
  • Benefits: Medical, Life Insurance, 401k

GENERAL DUTIES (not all inclusive):

  • 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. Provides documentation to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on primary Power Plant generators and various emergency generators.
  • Performs on-site troubleshooting, repairs and overhauls of generator engines.
  • Responds to station power outages and equipment failures as required.
  • Willingness to carry a radio or pager for after hour’s call out’s
  • Completes maintenance records and documents all maintenance performed and maintains operating logbooks and databases as required.
  • Schedules diesel engine/generator operations in order to maintain a 3000-hour spread between engines.
  • Operates Power Plant equipment in an efficient and economical manner.
  • Coordinates with the Power &Water Supervisor in ordering repair and/or spare parts, maintenance parts, assemblies and consumables.
  • Maintains control of plant tools, manuals, repair parts, assemblies and consumables. Maintains inventory accuracy at 98% or better.
  • Ability to work alone or within a team depending on situation.
  • Trains Power Plant Operator’s on mechanical equipment as directed.
  • Ability to cover Power Plant Operator shift / rounds as required.
  • Advises the Power & Water Supervisor of the status of power production equipment and systems.
  • Complies with applicable Safety, Environment, Health, and Waste Management policies and procedures.
  • Supports the achievement of PAE and ASC metrics, whether metrics are directly or indirectly affected by this position’s work activities.
  • Complies with all Environmental Safety and Health and Quality Assurance requirements and goals. Performs other duties as required.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school graduate or GED is required.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience required in diesel powered generators, marine diesel engines, or industrial diesel engines.
  • Mechanical aptitude with the ability to handle multiple tasks at once is required.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices applied in the maintenance and repair of diesel electric generating equipment is required.
  • Thorough knowledge of the methods, hazards, and safety precautions related to diesel engines and diesel engine driven electric generators is required.
  • Ability to maintain a professional attitude and to work efficiently in a stressful environment is required.
  • Previous mechanical experience on 1MW and larger diesel engine/generators is highly preferred.
  • Previous Field Service experience is highly preferred.
  • Experience with Caterpillar documentation and software (ET, SIS) is preferred
  • Working comprehension of electrical distribution, control panels and medium voltage switchgear is preferred.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Training, certification or experience on Caterpillar 3500 / 3600 series engines is preferred
  • Experience working with remote field generators 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 citizenship or Permanent US Resident status is required.

PAE

Why Work Here?

PAE encourages employees to take advantage of development opportunities to deepen their personal growth goals and further their career.

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. Over the past several years, PAE has increased the breadth of services we offer our customers by integrating companies with proven capabilities and a customer-focused workforce culture. 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. As we grow, the values that have set us apart over the past six decades continue to guide our company in leading with integrity and excellence. We are strongly committed to diversity, recognizing our success depends on bringing together a wide range of perspectives, skills and experiences to find the most innovative, cost-effective solutions for our customers. Above all, PAE dedicates itself to the missions of our customers. The entire workforce maintains a focus and commitment on delivering the highest quality of support of the critical work of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations.

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