|Position: Alternative Energy Specialist (GI)
|Job Order ID: 10537||City: McMurdo
|Street: N/A||Employment Type: Contract
|Number of position: 1||
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists the MEC Supervisor with pre-season planning of alternative energy equipment use by grantees and field camps.
Develops recommendations for new alternative energy equipment purchases to fill needs for current season or future needs.
Assesses suitability of equipment to grantee needs, designing and implementing modifications and custom fabrications as required.
Installs systems in the field as needed, including integration with conventional power grids are required.
Performs diagnosis and repair of alternative energy equipment and systems as required.
Provides training in operation and field maintenance to grantees and support personnel.
Performs on-site work to equipment in field as required.
Develops plans for future expansion of alternative energy program in USAP field science.
Documents all work performed and maintains pertinent records.
Operates and maintains shop equipment including welders, compressors, presses, etc.
Maintains adequate supply of spare parts and tools, in coordination with the materials person.
Maintains a clean, orderly, and safe work area.
Perform duties in support of Science Support Division metrics (as provided by your supervisor).
Support the achievement of RPSC metrics, whether they can be directly or indirectly, effected by your activities.
Comply with all RPSC Environmental Health & Safety, and Quality Assurance, requirements and goals. Provide documentation to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation.
Work to achieve RPSC goals and contractual commitments.
Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace program and ensuring safety is the highest priority in the work place.
Performs other duties as required
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent required. Two years training at a technical school is highly desirable.
CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS: Electrician certification is highly desirable.
TRAINING: None required.
EXPERIENCE: Four years experience in design, installation, maintenance and repair of photovoltaic and wind generator systems is required. Knowledge and experience in electrical power generation, including electrical power distribution, and switchgear operation and repair is required.
PHYSICAL AND / OR OTHER SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: Deployment may be required in this position at discretion of management. If required, the individual in the position must successfully complete the physical and dental examinations, and psychological examination for winter-over positions, as required by the NSF for deploying to
. Failure to meet these requirements may result in withdrawal of employment offer or other employment action. Complies with applicable safety, environment, health, and waste management policies and procedure.
citizenship or permanent residence is required.