The National Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition

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British Antarctic Survey (BAS) will be exhibiting at this year’s National Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition at the NEC, Birmingham on Friday 22 and Saturday 23 April.  We will be showcasing our recruitment campaign for Engineers to attract Mechanical Services Technicians, Electrical Services Technicians, Electrical, Power Generation Technicians and communication Managers to work at one of the research stations in Antarctica.

The National Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition
B40 1NT

Friday 22 April 2016 – Saturday 23 April 2016

Opening Times

11am – 4pm

Cool Antarctic jobs offer opportunity of a lifetime….

“We have world-class laboratories, accommodation buildings, offices and technical facilities at our five scientific research stations in Antarctica. We need the best trades and support professionals to keep everything running smoothly and to provide top quality support to our science programme.  The chance to work on the ice surrounded by stunning scenery, icebergs, penguins, whales and seals is an opportunity of a lifetime and will be a fantastic experience”.

Come along and find out about the variety of jobs that are available working in the amazing Antarctic environment, supporting the world class scientific research carried by British Antarctic Survey. The BAS exhibition stand will provide a platform for visitors to meet engineers and construction workers currently working for the organisation, as well as an opportunity to ask members of the HR team any questions about future employment.

Contracts run from four to 18 months and are flexible. The benefits package includes a starting salary of £23,937 per annum, with a 10% bonus on successful completion.    In addition, all living expenses are covered – accommodation, food, travel, specialist clothing, tools and training. An allowance is also paid if significant training is needed at BAS Head Office in Cambridge before deployment.