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Summit Station Site Supervisor - Full Time Positio

Company: Polar Field Services INC
Location: Littleton
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description The Summit Site Supervisor will coordinate Greenland field operations during the main field season and will plan, organize, and direct the daily operations of Summit Station; review, develop, and communicate Logistics Contractor policies and procedures to staff and research community; and coordinate with station personnel to ensure successful implementation of tasking and research support daily. This is a 3/4 time full-time, position.Polar Field Services, Inc. (PFS) is an employee-owned small business. Formed in 1999, PFS has extensive experience planning and executing scientific, technical, construction, and operational support internationally and across the U.S. Our name reflects our dedication to operational field support at the extremes of the earth and anywhere in between: whether working in a snowstorm or sandstorm, PFS is built to support unique technical programs across the planet. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize and direct operations for research support and station facility operation and maintenance following PFS-provided guidelines.
  • Prioritize daily activity in response to schedule revisions or other changes to meet timelines. Analyze situations to adopt an effective course of action.
  • Serve as station safety lead and set travel restrictions based on weather conditions and station policy. Ensure check-in protocols are trained and utilized for all personnel.
  • Oversee activities of all station personnel to ensure risk management is incorporated into planning for all areas. Establish ‘house mouse" schedule for station personnel.
  • Communicate with researchers on their support requirements and adjust activity schedules to provide a high level of support.
  • Coordinate with Construction and Maintenance leads to ensure schedules are clearly communicated and deconflicted with science and operations activities.
  • Coordinate support to aircraft operations on-station and with Kangerlussuaq staff.
  • Conduct a daily meeting to review or assign station priorities as well as a weekly safety meeting. Participate in and provide guidance to the Emergency Response Team.
  • Maintain frequent communication with offsite station leads: Site Manager, Science Project Manager and GL Maintenance Lead. Complete a verbal daily check-in with offsite Point of Contact every day of the year.
  • Provide an arrival orientation to all arriving on station.
  • Coordinate resupply and inventory with Summit Site Manager.
  • Maintain station logs and documentation, to include passenger movement, fuel quantity, station inspections, waste tracking, incident reporting, etc.
  • Compile a weekly report and submit to the Site Manager.
  • Complete closeout checklists for station personnel. Provide transition information to the incoming site supervisor, to include medic transfer and appropriate pass down of records, station status and personnel responsibilities.
  • Participate in station operations, maintenance, and house mouse tasking. Assign personnel as needed for support during busy periods.
  • Adhere to all Employee Health, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures. Report and document any incidents immediately. Manage and coordinate work schedules to incorporate HSE protocols to mitigate risk.
  • Abide by Clean Air policies and document any incursions.Minimum Qualifications:
    • Any combination of education, experience, and training to a college degree and/or five years of relevant work experience that includes remote field experience.
    • Must possess a current and valid State issued driver's license with insurable Department of Motor vehicle record (parking violation, minor driving offenses excluded) as determined by PFS's insurance provider.
      • Possession of current and valid US passport.
      • Authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Polar Field Services cannot sponsor employment-based work visas.
      • Good verbal communication skills, computer literacy, and problem-solving skills.
      • Wilderness First Aid Certification or Wilderness First Responder Certification preferred.
        • Familiarity with aviation and aircraft scheduling and operations preferred.
        • Intermediate computer skills are required, advanced preferred.
        • Possession of Hazardous Material Shipment Certification is preferred
        • At least one season of experience working in Arctic/Antarctica with direct experience working in a field camp in polar environments is preferred.
        • Benefits: PFS offers a wide variety of benefits including:
          • Medical
          • Dental
          • Vision
          • Life Insurance
          • 401(k) – eligible after 1 year of service and then matched at 4%; fully vested
          • ESOP – Employee Stock Ownership Program – eligible after 1 year of service and there is a 6-year vesting schedule
          • Company paid cell phone plan, through Verizon
            • $450 every 3 years towards the purchase of a new device
            • Professional/Personal Development fund of $1,000 annually
            • Annual Bonus Program
            • Costco/Sam's Club basic membership

Keywords: Polar Field Services INC, Littleton , Summit Station Site Supervisor - Full Time Positio, Professions , Littleton, Colorado

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