[ES_JOBS_NET] Research Scientist (Antarctica) (Alternate position), Lockheed Martin

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Sun Aug 2 11:28:39 MDT 2015


  Research Scientist (Antarctica) (Alternate position)

Req ID :
Job Code/Title :
E1482:Research Scientist
Job Description :
In accordance with overall technical direction, guidance, and protocols 
provided by grantees, subcontractors, and the National Science 
Foundation, the Research Scientist position supports a variety of 
scientific research projects in the physical and astrophysical sciences 
at remote Antarctic field stations, works with advanced scientific 
instrumentation, assists in the collection of data, and carries out 
research protocols for NSF grantees. The Research Scientist also: - 
Maintains, trouble shoots, and repairs a variety of equipment used in 
the long-term monitoring of physical phenomena including (but not 
limited to) magnetometers, spectrophotometers, CCD cameras, and other 
radio and optical equipment. -Uses digital and analog electronic 
equipment to diagnose and repair instruments and computer hardware 
failures. - Supports grantees by ensuring timely problem resolution, 
minimizing data collection interruptions, and notifying grantees of 
outages, issues, and maintenance schedules. - Maintains appropriate 
project logbooks, documents and email records. Updates standard 
operating procedures. - Administers, operates, and maintains the 
computer-based acquisition data systems - Coordinates with other 
departments on computer configurations and networking topology issues 
such as firewall access and IP addresses. - Receives and inventories 
capital equipment, instruments, materials, and supplies. Maintains 
accurate inventory of spare parts for equipment and instruments, and 
prepares resupply lists. Assists with life-cycle management and informs 
researchers/staff on replacement timelines. - Occasionally conducts 
briefings on research and tours of facilities for distinguished 
visitors. - Performs other duties as required. SITE-SPECIFIC DUTIES AND 
RESPONSIBILITIES FOR SOUTH POLE: There are three Research Scientist 
positions, one at McMurdo and two at South Pole. The following are 
additional duties at these stations. - Maintains, operates, and repairs 
cryogenic dewars, associated equipment and compressed gas cylinders. 
Manages LN2 and GN2 supply for the station. -Manual labor as needed 
including excavating buried experiments and station maintenance. 
-Community duties which may include washing dishes and cleaning common 
areas. -(SOUTH POLE ONLY): Will be assigned to an Emergency Response 
Team (ERT). Examples are the Fire Brigade and First Aid teams which 
require specialized training that is provided. **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**

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Astronomy, Astrophysics, Physics, or 
other engineering discipline is required. Excellent written and verbal 
communication abilities required. Knowledge of MS-Excel and Word 
required. Must be organized, able to multi-task, and work without direct 
supervision. General electronic troubleshooting experience required. 
***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 action.***

Desired skills
Two years experience in laboratory or observatory technical work. 
Laboratory or observatory technical work should include operational 
experience utilizing experimental, physical, optical, or atmospheric 
science equipment. A minimum of two years of experience in the use of 
multiple commercial software packages and DOS and Windows operating 
systems. Familiarity with legacy versions of Windows operating system. 
Fluency with networking topics and file transfer tools desired. 
Experience working with Macintosh and Linux/Unix platforms desired. 
Successful conflict resolution experience or training. Experience 
working with diverse groups of people in high stress situations. 
Flexible attitude.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s team of 
113,000 people works with partners around the world to bring proven 
performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has 
employees based in all 50 states and more than 570 facilities that span 
70 countries.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.

*Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment 
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, 
protected veteran status, or disability status.*

Job Location(s):Centennial Colorado
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