[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Lab Supervisor, Palmer Station, Winter, Alternate


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E3052:Engrg & Sciences Support

Job Description

position is responsible for assisting in the safe operation and
maintenance of laboratories in support of USAP scientists at
Palmer Station, Antarctica. Laboratories include analytical
chemistry, computer, microbiology, microscopy, molecular
biology, radioisotope, seawater aquaria and general use
laboratories configured to support atmospheric physics, geology,
and glaciology projects. Duties and responsibilities include:
Assists in review of research requirements, planning and
scheduling of laboratory support for science projects. Assists
in researching, evaluating, justifying, and procuring laboratory
and field instruments and equipment. Assists in receipt and
inventory of capital equipment, instruments, materials and
supplies. Provide input to the Supervisor, Laboratory Operations
Palmer Area S&TPS Manager on suggested improvements to the
laboratories and the associated systems that would enhance their
use as research facilities. Briefs scientists on safe laboratory
practices and procedures and monitors compliance to Occupational
Safety and Health Administration Laboratory Standard and
radiation safety. Assists in monitoring the receipt, inventory,
and proper use and disposal of hazardous laboratory chemicals
including radioisotopes and photographic chemicals. Assists in
segregating and packaging laboratory solid wastes for proper
disposal, reuse, and/or recycling. Assists in the installation,
calibration, and maintenance of instruments and equipment.
Assists in the receipt and inventory of capital equipment,
instruments, materials, and supplies. Assists in maintaining
appropriate and accurate inventories of spare parts. Assists in
packaging of capital equipment, instruments, materials, and
supplies for recalibration, repair, or replacement. Assists in
scheduling and coordinating the fabrication of equipment and
other support requests made by science projects. In the absence
of a Cryogenics Technician, assists in providing cryogens,
monitoring the safe use of cryogens, and monitoring a cryogenic
supplies inventory. Conducts briefings on research and tours of
the laboratory facilities for distinguished visitors.
Responsible for implementing and maintaining a safe workplace
program and ensuring that safety is the highest priority on the
job site. Prepares weekly and end of season status reports as
necessary. Performs other duties as required, including
community duties such as janitorial, snow removal and emergency
response. This a winter position will be based at Palmer
Station. The standard work schedule for this position is 54
hours per week. (Monday through Saturday, 9 hours per day.) This
position is an “alternate” position. An alternate is a backup
hire that is willing to deploy to Antarctica in the event the
primary is unable to deploy. This position is identified as
Strategic Review.Basic
**This position requires deployment to Antarctica and has a
contract length of 7 months from approximately March 2016
through early October 2016.** Bachelors degree from an
accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent
experience/combined education, with 5 years of professional
experience; or 3 years of professional experience with a related
Masters degree. Considered career, or journey, level. Four years
of laboratory or observatory technical work experience is
required. Laboratory or observatory technical work should
include operational experience utilizing analytical equipment. A
background in an academic research environment providing direct
support to science projects is highly desirable. Operational
knowledge of Windows 95 and MS Office Products is needed.
***Deployment to Antarctica is required for this position. The
individual in the position must successfully complete the
physical and dental examinations as required by the NSF for
deploying to Antarctica. Failure to meet these requirements may
result in withdrawal of employment offer or other employment
Previous experience working in Antarctica is desired.
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FLEX-Non-Standard 40 hour week

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Task Order/IDIQ

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