Electrician Journeyman (overseas, casual)
Company: Parsons Corp.
Posted on: May 17, 2019
AIMS CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM
The Antarctic Infrastructure and Modernization for Science (AIMS)
project is an initiative of the National Science Foundation's (NSF)
United States Antarctic Program (USAP) and is a major capital
investment effort to support the United States' world-class science
program in Antarctica. The infrastructure modernization being
proposed under the AIMS project is to ensure that McMurdo Station
remains a viable platform for supporting Antarctic science for the
next 35 to 50 years.
This Program consists of the construction of 6 state-of-the-art
major building between 2019 and 2026 at McMurdo Station in
Parsons is the general contractor and design-builder for the
Antarctic infrastructure improvement efforts under the Leidos
Antarctic Support Contract with the National Science Foundation.
Parsons will perform all activities from demolition and earthwork
to electrical, mechanical and interior fit-out. Parsons team
maintains a permanent office presence at the site and comprehensive
US team to assist in this critical national program.
Parsons is looking for excited and qualified individuals to join us
on this mega-project located at the bottom of the planet. It will
be the largest construction project on the continent and recognized
as an engineering and construction marvel.
* HVAC technicians
* Management personnel.
ABOUT MCMURDO STATION
All personnel will be based at McMurdo station. This includes
lodging and all-you-can-eat meals. McMurdo is the largest
station/city on the continent and includes over 1,000
The station includes many facilities to keep people busy during
off-work hours including three gyms, a basketballs court, climbing
wall, libraries, church, and three bars with pool and darts.
The community has many clubs and activities including concerts,
trivia night, proms and costume parties, and yoga and fitness
classes. Groups meet weekly to play basketball, volleyball, soccer,
There are many exciting activities to enjoy in Antarctica including
snowmobiling, hiking, mountain biking, penguin and whale watching
and more. You can even rent skiis and snowboards.
A normal concern for personnel would be weather, but during the
summer months, it is no different that north America during the
winter. Clothing and protective gear is provided for all personnel
and work is not performed during bad weather.
Personnel will travel from their local airport and through New
Zealand to Antarctica. On their return trip, personnel have the
opportunity to delay their flight home and stay in New Zealand and
travel that part of the world.
Parsons prides itself on teamwork and providing a safe work
environment. Safety is a priority along with employee
Parsons is hiring an experienced Electrician to be on our team on
the AIMs program. Electrical work includes low and medium voltage
work, UPS systems, fire alarms, security systems, generators, and
The applicant must have a minimum of 2+ years of relevant
The expected duration of this position is November 2019 April 2020
with opportunities to return in October of 2020 for an extended
Personnel must pass a medical exam which takes place in July
* 2+ years of experience as a carpenter with supervisory
* Must be physically fit and able to lift, move, and/or carry up to
50 pounds of field gear and able to perform fieldwork that
sometimes involves walking long distances in extreme weather
* Must complete a drug screen and background check. The drug screen
is a toxicological test that may include alcohol. The background
check includes employment and compensation verification, a criminal
background check, and verification that educational degrees are
conferred from accredited institutions and professional
certifications are current.
* High school diploma or equivalent.
Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to
diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected
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