2) Provide machining support for all science projects and the NSF Station
3) Assist with the assembly and set-up of scientific equipment
4) Assist with the testing, integration and maintenance of electrical and mechanical assemblies, including the power, computer and electronic components
5) Climb, operate machines and power tools outside of MAPO machine shop
6) Other field work for instrument deployment and maintenance
1) Ability to pass qualifying physical and mental exams before employment
2) Good problem-solving, organization, and communication skills
3) Ability to work independently and with a team
1) Involves a continuous stay at the South Pole, lasting approximately eleven months
2) Performs a portion of duties outdoors in a cold and harsh physical environment with minimal sunlight
3) Frequently uses machines and power tools to perform duties
1) Good physical condition, due to the demands of the role and environment
2) Ability to mount and climb a telescope
1) Minimum three years of experience with machining and working with complex instruments
2) Experience with telescopes and mechanical systems, including electrical systems, servo systems and cryogenic systems, as well as radio, analog and digital electronics is advantageous
2) Cover Letter
3) Reference Contact Information
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