Gana-A'Yoo, Limited - Antarctic Program
  • 01-Jan-2023 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Waste Operations
  • ATA
  • Seasonal

POSITION: Technician

SEASON: Austral Summer (Oct 2023 - Feb 2024)

LOCATION: South Pole Station, Antarctica

SECTOR/DEPT: Six Mile, LLC Antarctica


Responsible for the safe and technically proficient operation of equipment such as; articulating loaders, graders, fork-lifts, tracked agricultural tractors, dump-trucks, excavators, etc.

Performs daily equipment checks to ensure all equipment is properly maintained and in safe operating condition.

Complies with all ASC Environmental Health & Safety and Quality Assurance requirements.

Performs physical activities including heavy lifting, climbing in and out of tall vehicles and heavy equipment, crawling as needed, working outdoors in extreme cold, and walking long distances daily. Snow shoveling, ice-chipping, and other forms of manual labor required.

Accurately records time worked and equipment hours used daily in Maximo.

Performs other duties as required.

Reports to Manager, Solid Waste.


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 participate in community programs, such as "house-mouse" (chores), "daisy-picking" (cleaning-up around the station), recycling efforts & safety objectives.


Familiarity with Microsoft Office preferred.

Prior cold-climate equipment operations preferred.

EDUCATION: High school graduate or equivalent is strongly preferred.

CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS: Valid Driver's license required. Class A or B CDL preferred.

OTHER: US citizenship or permanent residency required.

A prerequisite of employment for this position is to successfully gain a favorable Tier 1 - Elevated Background Investigation (EBI) result prior to deployment. Candidates hired for this position will be required to complete; online forms, written forms, fingerprint cards and provide additional details and information as requested by NSF Personnel Security.

Gana-A'Yoo, Limited (GYL), an Alaska Native Corporation, offers services with ongoing contracts in many facility types, such as; military training facilities, emergency management centers and temporary field sites.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status. EEO is the Law poster.

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