GHG Corporation
  • ASC
  • McMurdo Station, ATA
  • Other
  • Seasonal

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Job purpose

Install pull and terminate fiber optic, and copper ISP/OSP cabling. Cutover fiber and copper infrastructure to new cabling. Label and document all cabling installed.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Ensure that work areas meet all ASC and USAP safety standards.
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace program and ensuring safety is the highest priority in the work place.
  • Install OSP CATV, UTP, and Fiber plant.
  • Install ISP cable drops & runs.
  • Survey OSP cables and hardware for damage.
  • Pull, terminate, and test OSP copper and fiber optics.
  • Provide written daily reports to Telecommunications Supervisor.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Continued education in technical courses pertaining to telecommunications electronics preferred.
  • Minimum of four years experience in telecommunications systems is required.
  • Must be able to install, troubleshoot, and maintain OSP/ISP Fiber, OSP/ISP Copper, up to industry standards.
  • BICSI Installer Certification preferred.
  • Experience with Cable Management Software systems is preferred.
  • Experience with wiring standards and protocols required.
  • Solid understanding of logical and systematic troubleshooting techniques is required.
  • Excellent command of computers and software used in modern telecommunications facilities is required. Familiarity with the use of telecommunications test equipment, OTDRs, bit error rate testers and communications analyzers are required.
  • Familiarity with electronics equipment cabling and standard installation wiring practices is required.
  • Minimum two years' experience maintaining digital communications equipment preferred.
  • U.S. citizenship or permanent residency is required.


  • Technical Capacity.
  • Organizational Skills.
  • Strategic Thinking.
  • Problem Solving/Analysis.

Physical requirements

  • Deployment will be required in this position. The individual in the position must successfully complete 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.
  • Complies with applicable USAP/ASC safety, environmental, health, and waste management policies and procedures.
  • Individual must be capable of operating a standard desktop computer; must be able to lift and carry up to 10 pounds.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Position Expectations

  • This is a full-time, seasonal position located in Antarctica.
  • All expenses paid while deployed including meals, lodging, cold-weather gear, tools, and travel to/from Antarctica.
  • Performance Period: June 2020-August 2020.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled


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