Fire Systems Technician (Position is located in Antarctica)

PAE - United States (30+ days ago)3.7

GENERAL DUTIES (not all inclusive):

  • Maintains a safe workplace program and ensures that safety is the highest priority in the workplace.
  • Complies with all ASC Environmental, Safety and Health (ESH), Waste Management and Quality Assurance requirements, goals, policies and procedures.
  • Is responsible for maintenance of fire alarm, detection, notification, reporting and fire suppression systems. Suppression systems include, but are not limited to CO2, FE-13, Dry Chemical, Stove hood and sprinkler systems.
  • Accomplishes hands-on fire system tasking on maintenance and construction projects in Antarctica.
  • Completes periodic maintenance on fire systems equipment in accordance with the Preventative Maintenance Program, NFPA and manufacturer's guidelines as well as coordinates testing, maintenance, and repair activities.
  • May be required to work outside on various job sites in extreme cold weather conditions.
  • Performs other duties as required.


  • High school graduate or GED is required.
  • S./State Vehicle Operators License required.
  • Current NICET II Fire Alarm certification (minimum) is required.
  • Minimum four years of documented experience installing, testing, inspecting, and maintaining fire protection systems, including fire alarm systems, suppression systems, and fire sprinkler systems is required.
  • Experience including rough wiring, detection device/appliance termination, and head end termination is required.
  • Ability to read design drawings and wiring diagrams is required.
  • Willingness and ability to deploy to Antarctica for extended periods is required.
  • Must be willing and able to lift and move items, parts, assemblies and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum.
  • Must be willing and able to perform physical activities including heavy lifting, climbing in and out of equipment, crawling, and working outdoors.
  • Must successfully complete the physical, dental and psychological (if applicable) examinations as required by the NSF for deploying to Antarctica.
  • Must participate in community programs, such as “house-mouse” (chores), “daisy-picking” (cleaning-up around the station), recycling efforts and safety objectives.
  • US citizenship or permanent resident status is required.

Job Type: Contract


  • installing and maintaining fire protection systems: 4 years (Required)


  • High school (Required)


  • NICET Level II (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)