Polar Field is a leader in supporting science and technology in the field, specializing in Field Technical Operations, Expedition Design & Consultation, Frontier Logistics and Extreme Climate Operations.We help spin up operations for those who make big new ideas become reality. We unlock the planet for those who are going places few others have ever been.Not all human beings thrive in a nine to five setting, under fluorescent lights and at room temperature. There are a rare few who crave the kind of adventure you only find in extraordinary locations. If that sounds a lot like you, we’d love to meet you.Summary/Purpose: Perform skilled electrical work in the construction, maintenance and repair of NSF funded facilities and equipment in the Arctic environment. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Perform skilled electrical work in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and equipment up to 600 Volts Maintenance & repair of generators, power distribution equipment, panel boards, lighting systems, motor circuits, heating systems, controls, switch gear, fire alarms, heat trace, receptacles, tools, appliances and light fixtures.Preventative maintenance and repairs as needed.Ability to diagnose & remedy electrical issues.Safely operate and maintain power saws, drills, threaders, conduit benders, meters and other power or hand tools used in rough and finish electrical work Layout & install electrical systems to meet code requirements.Create red-lines/as-builts to document new work performed and/or changes.Perform equipment and materials inventory and recommend materials/tools for future tasking.Perform material take-offs.Read blueprints, plans, and specifications and prepare rough sketches to demonstrate a point.May direct the work of trades assistants.Participate in daily tasking, safety meetings and morning pre-task stretching.Proactive about maintaining a safe working environment. Work outside in harsh and undeveloped-remote environments.Drive a truck, snowmobile and/or other polar vehicles.Assist other trades as needed.Assist with station/camp operations, maintenance, shoveling and house mouse (cleaning community spaces) tasking as required or assigned.Maintain a clean and hazard free workspace, both inside and in adverse outside areas.Other duties as assigned or required. Minimum Qualfications (Prior to Employment):Education and Experience: Possession of a current journeyman level electrical license or higher Minimum of 4 years diversified journeyman electrician experience. Alaska electrical license preferred Certification on “NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace” training courses is preferred Experience with generators, switch gear, breakers and disconnects Experience with controls desired Experience with commercial/industrial facility construction desired. Must have a working knowledge of the National Electrical Code Previous experience with remote, cold and/or polar experience preferred Licensure(s)/Certifications/Travel Documents Valid Driver’s License is required Other Requirements: Authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Polar Field Services cannot sponsor employment based work visas.Cognitive requirements include the ability to read, write and speak English, basic mathematical reasoningAbility to meet schedules and timelines, attend training classes as required, read and explain rules, regulations, policies and proceduresAbility to plan and organize daily tasking. Work Schedule: This position requires travel and varied deployment to remote field sites for the duration of the work assignment. Schedule may vary based on location and work requirements, typically 9 hour days, 5 days per week and a half day on Saturday (50 hours). Field conditions may require flexibility and willingness to work varied field operations schedules (up to 12+ hours per day), including split-shift, part-time, pre-dawn early mornings, evenings and weekends. Work Environment/ConditionsWhen travelling and working at field sites, employees will sleep in insulated huts, dorms, hotels or other types of community housing. You can expect a roommate during deployments to remote locations. Food may come from restaurants, self-made or from a cook and options may be limited. Showers, laundry and other typical amenities may be restricted or not available for periods of time. Required to perform strenuous work outside, at high elevation on various jobs in extreme cold weather conditions for long hours. Working temperatures may well exceed -40F and depending upon time of year & location, could be required to work with extensive snow/wind/ice/rain/mud/mosquitos. Work environments may include exposure to confined spaces and/or exposures to edges requiring the use of fall restraint. Job tasks may include physical activities such as standing for extended periods of time, walking, lifting and/or carrying an object in excess of 50 pounds, climbing, balancing, crouching, stooping or kneeling, and/or repetitive motions. Transport may include but is not limited to foot traffic, snowmobiles, trucks, snow transport vehicles and aircraft. Due to living and working in a small, communal environment, must be able to establish and maintain effective relationships with others during and after working hours. General Behaviors and Competencies Required: Quality of Work - Work must reflect thoroughness, accuracy and care in presentation. Results – Achieves goals on schedule and on budget; takes initiative to make improvements. Quantity of Work/Time Management – Meets deadlines and workload is at an acceptable level. Is dependable and arrives to work and meetings on time.Customer Service - Demonstrates excellent customer service for both internal and external customers (PFS, Battelle, Loon, Google, X, NSF, scientists, etc.) and proactively works to improve the customer’s experience.Teamwork - Has a positive attitude and influence on colleagues. Proactively works to build and maintain strong working relationships. Collaborates and works effectively with others and values and respects diversity. Actively participates, listens and shares ideas. Fiscal Responsibility – Manages and utilizes company time and resources responsibly and judiciously. Accountability -Does what s/he commits to; listens openly to feedback and accepts responsibility for errors without prompting; works actively to resolve errors/issues in a constructive manner.Judgment and Problem Solving - Quickly identifies causes of problems, generates creative solutions and makes choices consistent with company values and expectations; resolves problems in early stages whenever possible.Flexibility -Adapts to changing conditions, switching strategies as appropriate and generates new solutions; deals maturely with frustration and disappointment; integrates changes quickly and gracefully; understands, accepts and promotes change in the workplace.Communication Skills - Presents ideas clearly and effectively verbally and in writing; listens, questions and ensures understanding; keeps appropriate people informed and closes the loop; uses positive language, even in difficult situations. HSEAdheres to Health, Safety and Environment policies in planning and execution of activitiesMust wear hard hats, steel-toes boots, and other PPE when requiredReport all incidents (injury, illness, near miss, property damage, etc.) immediately to the supervisor. Practices safe work methods using OSHA 1926 and 1910 safety guidelines for the construction and general industry as a minimum guideline.Please note: This position requires you to pass a drug screen prior to deployment. DISCLAIMERThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all requirements, activities and skills required of staff members. This job description may change at any time.Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity StatementPolar Field Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. It is the policy of PFS to ensure equal employment opportunity to all job applicants and employees and to make employment-related decisions based upon qualifications and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age over 40, disability, veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or citizenship.