PAE, Inc Preventative Maintenance Mechanic, Vehicles in McMurdo Station, Antarctica

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Preventative Maintenance Mechanic, Vehicles


Performs preventative maintenance of light vehicles and equipment. Inspects, repairs and services equipment according to manufacturers’ recommendations and according to maintenance schedules. Maintains historical record of operations.

Inspects, services and performs minor repairs to light vehicles and equipment according to schedule.

GENERAL DUTIES (not all inclusive):

  • Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace program and ensuring safety is the highest priority in the work place.

  • Maintains detailed records on inspections completed and work performed.

  • Operates and maintains tire service trucks.

  • Repairs flats and maintains spare tire inventory.

  • Mounts and installs replacement tires as necessary.

  • Performs duties in support of Operations Division metrics (as provided by Supervisor)

  • Supports the achievement of ASC metrics, whether metrics are directly or indirectly, effected by this position's work activities.

  • Works to achieve ASC goals and contractual commitments.

  • Performs other duties as required.


  • High School graduate or GED. Two years training at a technical school is preferred.

  • A valid U.S. Driver's license is required.

  • Two years vehicle preventative maintenance experience is required.

  • Willingness and ability to deploy to Antarctica for extended periods is required.

  • Must be willing and able to lift and move items, parts, assemblies and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum.

  • Must be willing and able to perform physical activities including heavy lifting, climbing in and out of equipment, crawling, and working outdoors.

  • Must successfully complete the physical, dental and psychological (if applicable) examinations as required by the NSF for deploying to Antarctica.

  • Must participate in community programs, such as “house-mouse” (chores), “daisy-picking” (cleaning-up around the station), recycling efforts & safety objectives.

  • US citizenship or Permanent US Resident Status is required.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s 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.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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