January 06, 2004

Job Outlook: COLD!!!

From: "ahadig"
Date: Mon Jan 5, 2004 10:50:25 AM US/Pacific
To: rmiug-jobs@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Open position

This is a contract position, with benefits, located overseas. Our headquarters are in Centennial, Colorado. Please apply only if you are qualified.

Responsibilities:
Supervise up to 3 persons. Establish the work schedules, ensure proper tools and equipment are available, ensure safety and station policies are met. Perform Structured Premises Cabling effort toinclude: Entrance facilities, backbone, horizontal, work areas, equipment rooms, telecommunications rooms, cross-connects-main, intermediate, horizontal. Pull CAT5E, install connectors, test and document. Pull fiber optic cable, install connectors, test and document. Pull coax, install conectors, test and document. Install low voltage components, ground and test in accordance with the National Electrical Code. Splice cable. Perform fire stopping activities as requiredd. Install patch panels. Perform other duties as required.

Required Skills: BICSI certification

Special Work Environment:
PHYSICAL AND / OR OTHER SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: Deployment may be required in this position at discretion of management. If required, the individual in the position must successfully complete the physical and dental examinations, and psychological examination for winter-over positions, 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. Complies with applicable safety, environment, health, and waste management policies and procedure. US citizenship or permanent residency required.

If you meet the requirements, please send your resume to gisso.welsh@usap.gov.

This is the perfect job if you love winter sports. I sent my resume to Mr Welsh before posting this. I'll post updates when I know more.

UPDATE: Despite my natural insulation and deep affinity for penguins I'm not really qualified for the position. It's a shame really - I hear Antarctica is a hedonist's paradise.

Posted by thom at January 6, 2004 12:39 PM | TrackBack
Comments

Wow.

Just...wow.

I totally wish you the best of luck. I hope they have internet there.

Cold is evil.

Posted by: Erin at January 7, 2004 07:21 AM

They've had e-mail in the antarctic since the eighties. I think they've had full IP connectivity almost as long. They use carrier pigeons or penguins or something.

Posted by: Thom at January 7, 2004 01:40 PM

Holy fucking shit.
Well if you get the job then I can most definately go around saying that I know the coolest person in Antarctica! HAHA!
Good luck.

Posted by: The Mink at January 10, 2004 06:56 PM
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