Updated: Sep 26, 2018
I have spent the beginning of the week doing some specific training with some other members of the engineering team, regarding procedures etc and the technical detail of some critical equipment. I then went and was fitted out with all my relevant PPE and extreme cold weather clothing. It was really good fun trying on all the jackets and the massive insulated boots.
The last few days was one on one training with an interesting chap who has several seasons past experience in my role. Anthony was able to run me through many of the smaller details to do with the operation of the satellite and radio equipment and teach me about some systems that are customised and very specific to there application down there. There is a lot to take in but I am not unfamiliar the majority of the systems used and can pick up the rest as I go