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Toolik Construction Electrician

Company: Polar Field Services
Location: Littleton
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status

Polar Field Services

Polar Field Services, Inc. (PFS) is seeking a skilled electrician to work on construction projects at the Toolik Field Station in the northern foothills of the Brooks Range in Alaska. The preferred candidate will possess an approved Journeyman level electrical license or higher. Experience working in cold weather climates is highly desired. PFS offers a highly competitive salary based on experience. This position will work 50 hours per week.

The Electrician will perform skilled electrical work in the construction, maintenance and repair of NSF-funded facilities and equipment in the Arctic environment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (not all inclusive) :
Perform skilled electrical work in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and equipment up to 600 Volts.
Maintain and repair 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 and 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 and install electrical systems to meet code requirements.
Create red-lines/as-builts to document new work performed and/or changes.
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.
May direct the work of trades assistants.
Participate in daily tasking, safety meetings and morning pre-task stretching.
Proactive about maintaining a safe working environment.
Work outside in harsh, cold weather and undeveloped and/or 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 assigned.
Maintain a clean and hazard free workspace, both inside and in adverse outside areas.
Other duties as assigned or required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Possession of a current journeyman level electrical license or higher
Minimum of 4 years diversified journeyman electrician experience. Alaska electrical license preferred
Cert ification on "NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace" training courses is preferred
Experience with generators, switch gear, breakers and disconnects
Experience with controls desired
Experience with commercial/industrial facility construction desired . Must have a working knowledge of the National Electrical Code
Previous experience with remote, cold and/or polar experience preferred
Valid Driver's License is required

Other Requirements
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 procedures
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 and work requirements, typically 9 hour days, 5 days per week and a half day on Saturday (total 50 hours).

Field conditions may require flexibility and willingness to work varied field operations schedules (up to 12+ hours per day), including split-shift, part-time, pre-dawn early mornings, evenings and weekends.

Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE)
Adheres to HSE policies in planning and execution of activities
Must wear hard hats, steel-toes boots, and other PPE 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 guideline.
Please note: This position requires you to pass a drug screen prior to deployment.

Benefits : A Health & Welfare benefit credit of $168.80/weekly in included in weekly salary.

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.


Keywords: Polar Field Services, Littleton , Toolik Construction Electrician, Professions , Littleton, Colorado

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