Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the WorldCommercial Service Plumber need in Antarctica!Summary:Supports the National Science Foundation managed United States Antarctic Program as part of the Antarctic Support Contract (ASC). Plumbers will perform plumbing maintenance or construction tasking, or any combination thereof, under the supervision of the Plumbing Foreman. Tasking is based on ASC schedule requirements.GENERAL DUTIES (not all inclusive):Perform cutting, fitting, connection, and installation of plumbing piping, equipment, fixtures, and systems in compliance with the Uniform Plumbing CodeDiagnose, repair, and perform scheduled Preventative Maintenance on existing plumbing systems, equipment, fixtures, and infrastructureMaintain various plumbing systems both inside and outside of buildingsTimely response to emergency service calls during and outside of normal working hoursAccurate and thorough documentation of hours worked, tasking performed, materials used, and processes involvedAdvise immediate Supervisor of job progress and material/labor requirementsAccomplish tasking working from Job Plans, verbal information, schematics, blueprints, wiring diagrams, documents, vendor/manufacturer manuals, and applicable specifications and codes.Follow established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), suggest revisions as needed, and create SOPs as directedPerform tasking outdoors in environmentally challenging conditions including wind and extreme cold weatherUse solid decision making ability and sound judgment to safely and effectively solve problemsProactively identify any unsafe conditions or hazards and communicate them effectivelyWork directly with other departments to plan and complete taskingLearn and use computer based labor, material, and maintenance tracking applicationsMay deploy to remote research support facilities for day trips or extended periods (McMurdo only)Occasionally utilize the assistance of other station personnel to complete tasking, or assist other trades or departments with their taskingComply with all ASC Environmental, Safety and Health (ESH), Waste Management and Quality Assurance requirementsParticipate in Work Center Safety Program and ASC safety objectivesParticipate in community programs such as “house-mouse” (chores), “daisy-picking” (station clean-up), “GASH” (galley clean-up at Palmer), and recycling effortsPerform other duties as requiredREQUIREMENTS:A current Journeyman Plumber license (8,000 hour), a current Master Plumber license, or equivalent.Minimum four years of documented experience in all phases of the plumbing trade including piping, fixture installation, and service and repair of plumbing systemsKnowledge of the principles of plumbing and the current Uniform Plumbing CodeAbility to diagnose, maintain, adjust, repair, and replace plumbing systems and componentsAbility to read and interpret design drawings, specifications, and drawingsPossess prior computer experience and be able and willing to learn and effectively utilize computer based labor, inventory, and maintenance tracking applicationsPossess the competencies, willingness and ability to perform the duties of positionWillingness and ability to deploy to Antarctica for extended periodsMust be willing and able to lift and move items, parts, assemblies and equipment up to the safety regulation maximumMust be willing and able to perform physical activities including heavy lifting, climbing in and out of equipment, crawling, and working outdoorsSuccessful completion of Medical and Dental examinations required by the NSF for deployment to AntarcticaHigh School diploma or equivalentValid Driver’s License issued in the United StatesPREFERRED:Experience working with a variety of pipe materials and fittings such as: copper, PEX, PVC, Galvanized Steel, Black Iron, Glass-fiber Reinforced Epoxy (GRE), High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)Experience with installation, repair, and maintenance of hydronic piping systemsExperience in construction and maintenance of commercial and/or industrial facilitiesCertification as Backflow Prevention Assembly TesterCertification as Backflow Prevention Assembly RepairerExperience with Maximo or other Computerized Maintenance Management SystemExperience with Microsoft Office Suite#APP21.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.PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.