PAE, Inc Tool Room Attendant in McMurdo Station, Antarctica

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Tool Room Attendant

GENERAL DUTIES (not all inclusive):

  • Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace program and ensuring that safety is the highest priority in the workplace.

  • Receive, store and disburse a variety of tools and materials to support maintenance operations.

  • Under general supervision, this position is responsible for receiving, storing and issuing tools, measuring devices, support equipment, materials and supplies in support of local and deployed maintenance activities.

  • In conjunction with the VMF supervisor, set-up of the tool and support equipment room to include, development of tool and support equipment room design layout/implementation, tool and support equipment tracking methods.

  • Inspects and measures tools and equipment for defects and wear, visually or using micrometer and reports damage or wear to supervisor.

  • Repairs, services and lubricates tools and equipment, using hand tools.

  • Marks and identifies tools and equipment, using identification tag, stamp or electric marking tools.

  • Locates lost or misplaced tools and equipment.

  • Prepares periodic inventory inspection and maintains perpetual inventory of tools and equipment, using a computer or manually.

  • Responsible for general housekeeping and FOD control of assigned work area.

  • Performs other duties as required.


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.

  • Valid driver's license is required.

  • One or more years progressive experience issuing, maintaining and monitoring tools is required.

  • Must be customer focused and familiar with office and inventory/stock control software.

  • Must have mechanical skills in order to maintain tools in safe operating condition.

  • 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 and safety objectives.

  • US citizenship is required.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s 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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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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