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