• Poker Flat Heater Watch (Seasonal MSW3)

    Posted: 08/14/2023

    Poker Flat Research Range is the largest land-based rocket research range in the world and the only high-latitude rocket range in the United States. Poker Flat launches scientific-sounding rockets, and supports scientific research, and unmanned aircraft. We are accepting applications to fill winter positions. This position is manual-labor based, and the employee will frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. During the winter the job will include moving heavy heaters, fueling heaters and equipment, lifting and moving heavy hoses, and monitoring heater temperatures in addition to snow removal, freight handling, and acting as a roadblock during launch operations when necessary. During the winter months, the employee may need to work shifts on a 24/7 basis. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions, near moving mechanical parts; in high, and/or precarious places; and occasionally in confined spaces. The employee may encounter fumes or airborne particles; hazardous chemicals; extreme cold; and the risk of electrical shock, and when working outside, animals such as moose, bears, and foxes. The noise level in the work environment may be loud at times, and the employee will work in proximity to explosives. Appropriate protective measures must be taken to prevent possible injury.

    Required education or training: Experience performing manual labor, snow removal, freight handling, and heavy equipment. Must have and maintain a valid driver's license.

    To apply, submit your application through the UA Careers site, JOB NUMBER: 525407.

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