McMurdo Winter Operations Manager in McMurdo Station at PAE

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

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Job Description

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McMurdo Winter Operations Manager

The MCM Winter Operations Manager deploys to McMurdo Station during the Austral Winter Season (February through October).

GENERAL DUTIES (not all inclusive):
• Responsible for implementing and maintaining a safe workplace program and ensuring that safety is the highest priority in the workplace.
• Provides work direction and supervision for Vehicle Maintenance, Fleet Operations, Fuels, Traverse, AGE operations, and Fire Department.
• Provides onsite management of station operations in coordination with and as directed by the McMurdo Operations Manager, Area Manager and PAE Operations Manager.
• In collaboration with station leadership, fills key roles during EOC (Emergency Operation Center) call outs, Mass Casualty Incidents and training exercises.
• Coordinates the efforts of multiple departments, including non-PAE entities such as Waste and Haz-Waste, for all efforts related to Winter flight operations.
• Provides local Operations oversight for non-PAE entity, BEST Recycling, in support of the McMurdo Operations and ASC Operations Managers.
• Performs the duties of the Airfield Manager throughout the winter season.
• Provides administrative continuity by documenting current events and by maintaining historical and current files.
• Provides technical continuity and operational knowledge of the station.
• Conducts all operations in accordance with standard operating procedures (SOPs) and partners with PAE leadership to update those SOPs as necessary.
• Assists the PAE Operations Manager in developing annual labor and material budgets for McMurdo Station Operations.
• Monitors actual progress against planned schedules and issues reports in accordance with ASC procedures. Coordinates logistical support with appropriate Logistics personnel as directed by the Area Manager/Operations Manager.
• Ensures ASC logistics procedures are followed during winter season.
• Implements and enforces ASC's safety, environmental and health programs in collaboration with ASC’s EHS Lead.
• Performs duties in support of Operations Division metrics.
• Trains and orients subordinate employees on performance, documentation and activities that affect the achievement Operations Division metrics.
• Supports the achievement of ASC metrics, whether metrics can be directly or indirectly, effected by this position's activities.
• Provides direct support, using staff resources if necessary, to the achievement of all metrics related to ASC.
• Complies with all ASC Environmental Health & Safety, and Quality Assurance, requirements and goals. Provides documentation to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation.
• Ensures that all subordinate employees are trained and understand ASC Environmental Health & Safety, and Quality Assurance, requirements and goals. Plans safety training programs in liaison with EH&S. Maintain documentation as necessary to meet these requirements.
• Works to achieve ASC goals and contractual commitments.
• Handles confidential matters in accordance with management policy.
• Performs other duties as required.

• BA/BS degree in engineering, business administration or related field is required. Relevant experience accepted in lieu of a degree.
• Valid driver's license is required.
• A minimum of four years of diversified experience is required in operations management, preferably in those fields requiring practical knowledge of facilities maintenance and operation, and logistics.
• A career record demonstrating the ability to work with and independently manage a multiple skilled work force preferred.
• 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 & safety objectives.
• US citizenship or Permanent US Resident Status is required.

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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