3) Maintain cryogenic refrigeration systems in good working order test and integrate electrical and mechanical assemblies, including the power, computer and electronic components
4) Climb, operate machines, operate power tools, and report on the status of telescope and observations to SPT collaboration through weekly teleconferences
5) Other field work for instrument deployment and maintenance
6) The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it
1) A continuous stay at the South Pole, lasting approximately one-year
2) Due to the job site, good physical health
3) Applicant must be able to work in a cold, harsh environment
4) Applicant must pass physical and mental qualifying exams before employment
5) Able to climb on telescope, bend, reach, lift and use of machines and power tools
6) Able to plan; pay attention to detail; analytic and quantitative skills; reading; self-motivation; problem solving; math; reasoning; oral and written communications; ability to manage time pressures
7) Competence with computer systems and electronic instruments
8) Competence with mechanical systems including servo systems and cryogenic systems
9) Competence with radio, analog, and digital electronics
10) Competence with using machinery and power tools
11) Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment
1) An undergraduate degree with background applicable to this position
1) At least one year for remote-field work experience on telescopes, mechanical systems, radio, analog, and digital electronics. An undergraduate degree in physics or engineering with a strong research component may be substituted for this experience
2) Cover Letter
3) Reference Contact Information
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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