Electricians - Seasonal in Greenland
Company: Polar Field Services INC
Posted on: January 7, 2022
Electricians perform skilled electrical work in the
construction, maintenance and repair of NSF funded facilities and
equipment in the Arctic environment.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform skilled electrical work in the installation, maintenance
and repair of electrical systems and equipment up to 600 Volts.
Maintenance & repair of generators, power distribution equipment,
panel boards, lighting systems, motor circuits, heating systems,
controls, switch gear, fire alarms, heat trace, receptacles, tools,
appliances and light fixtures.
Preventative maintenance and repairs as needed.
Ability to diagnose & remedy electrical issues.
Safely operate and maintain power saws, drills, threaders, conduit
benders, meters and other power or hand tools used in rough and
finish electrical work.
Layout & install electrical systems to meet code requirements.
Create red-lines/as-builts to document new work performed and/or
Perform equipment and materials inventory and recommend
materials/tools for future tasking.
Perform material take-offs.
Read blueprints, plans and specifications and prepare rough
sketches to demonstrate a point.
Direct the work of trade helpers.
Participate in daily tasking, safety meetings and morning pre-task
Proactive about maintaining a safe working environment.
Work outside in harsh and undeveloped-remote environments.
Drive a truck, snowmobile and/or other polar vehicles.
Assist other trades as needed.
Assist with station/camp operations, maintenance, shoveling and
house mouse (cleaning community spaces) tasking as required or
Maintain a clean and hazard free workspace, in the workshop, on the
jobsite and around outside storage yards.
Other duties as assigned or required.
Education and Experience: Possession of a current journeyman level
electrical license or higher
4 years diversified journeyman electrician experience preferred
Certification on "NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the
Workplace" training courses is preferred
Experience with generators, switch gear, breakers and
Experience with controls desired
Experience with commercial/industrial facility construction
desired. Must have a working knowledge of the National Electrical
Previous experience with remote, cold and/or polar experience
Valid Passport required with at least six-months validity
Valid Driver's License is required
Valid Electrical - Journeyman's License or higher
Authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Polar Field Services
cannot sponsor employment-based work visas.
Cognitive requirements include the ability to read, write and speak
English, basic mathematical reasoning
Ability to meet schedules and timelines, attend training classes as
required, read and explain rules, regulations, policies and
Ability to plan and organize daily tasking.
Work Schedule: This position requires travel and varied deployment
to remote field sites for the duration of the work assignment.
Schedule may vary based on location, weather conditions and work
requirements - Typically 9-hour days, 6 days per week.
When travelling and working at field sites, employees will sleep in
insulated huts, dorms, hotels or other types of community housing.
At times these sleeping conditions could be extremely cold (below
-20 F) or hot (above 80 F). You should expect a roommate during all
deployments to remote locations. Food may come from restaurants,
self-made or from a cook and options may be limited. Showers,
laundry and other common amenities may be restricted or not
available for periods of time due to unforeseen circumstances such
as power/water restrictions, equipment maintenance or system
failure. Basic telephone and internet services may be limited or
non-existent at times.
Required to perform strenuous work outside, at high elevation on
various jobs in extreme cold weather conditions for long hours.
Working temperatures may well exceed -40F and depending upon time
of year & location, could be required to work with extensive
Work environments may include exposure to confined spaces and/or
exposures to edges requiring the use of fall restraint. Job tasks
may include physical activities such as standing for extended
periods of time, walking, lifting and/or carrying an object in
excess of 50 pounds, climbing, balancing, crouching, stooping or
kneeling, and/or repetitive motions.
Transport may include but is not limited to foot traffic,
snowmobiles, trucks, snow transport vehicles and aircraft.
Due to living and working in a small, communal environment, you
must be able to establish and maintain effective relationships with
others during and after working hours.
Health, Safety & Environment
Adheres to Health, Safety and Environment policies in planning and
execution of activities
Must wear hard hats, steel-toes boots, and other PPE (Personal
Protective Equipment) when required.
Report all incidents (injury, illness, near miss, property damage,
etc.) immediately to the supervisor.
Practices safe work methods using OSHA 1926 and 1910 safety
guidelines for the construction and general industry as a minimum
Please note: This position requires you to "physically qualify"
(PQ). This means you must pass the National Science Foundation
required physical/dental exams and drug screen prior to
Benefits: Hourly Health & Welfare benefit credit applied to first
40 hours worked each week. Currently an additional $4.22/hour on
top of base pay ($166.80/weekly).
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.
They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all requirements,
activities and skills required of staff members. This job
description may change at any time.
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