UIC Alaska

Superintendent - UIC Construction, LLC

Location : Location
Travel Requirement
Less than 10%


Supervise work crews in the development and day to day runnings of the UIC gravel pit and misc civil projects in Barrow Alaska. Direct and supervise crews for the completion of contract work. Pit operations require the ability to operate and have basic knowledge of heavy equipment. Responsible for supervision, direction, and safety of work crew during construction process. This is a full time position located in Barrow Alaska.


Essential Functions

  • This position will primarily be for superintendent of a gravel pit located in Barrow Alaska. Majority of work will be working and developing the gravel pit and miscellaneous civil work in the Barrow area.

  • Responsible for supervision, direction and safety of work crews in all aspects of commercial and civil construction.

  • Read and interpret plans and specifications. Read and correct shop drawings and utilize/maintain project schedule.

  • Adherence to the UICC Policies and Procedures including Shareholder employment opportunities.

  • Maintain worker safety and an accident free work environment in strict compliance with OSHA rules. Perform Quality Control functions.

  • Work with Project Manager to budget, forecast, and manage craft labor, equipment, materials, small tools, consumables, and general working environment

  • Work with Project Manager to review and update project schedule.
  • Assist Project Manager/Estimators with estimating potential projects.

  • Additional duties as assigned.
  • Position is full time located in Utiagvik (Barrow), Alaska.

Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise:

  • Ability to be responsible for supervision, direction and safety of work crews in all aspects of construction.
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret plans and specifications, read and correct shop drawings and utilize/maintain project schedule.
  • Must be committed to worker safety and an accident free work environment and in strict compliance with OSHA rules.
  • Ability to perform Quality Control Functions. Perform independently without direct supervision.
  • Ability to operate basic construction equipment, such as forklifts and loaders.
  • Knowledge of construction equipment. Primarily civil construction related equipment.
  • Have punctual and on time work history. Job requires being reliable, responsible, dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • CDL a plus but not required. Ability to obtain CDL will be required.

Physical Demands:

  • Strenuous walking, standing, and/or climbing, heavy lifting and carrying.
  • Working on uneven walking surfaces, working on ladders and scaffolding.
  • Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
  • Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, moving materials, and manipulating materials.

Environmental Conditions:

  • Loud noises, and/or extremes of heat or cold.
  • The work often requires wearing protective gear that may be uncomfortable.
  • The nature of the work environment may produce moderate levels of stress.
  • Work environment is that of a construction site and primarily a gravel pit.
  • Will be working in close proximity to moving equipment.

Work Environment Summary:

  • Applicant will be subject to environmental conditions such as cold, heat, exposed to noise, hazards, and/or close quarters. Applicant must be aware of work environment at all times.

Physical Conditions for Job Performance:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.




Required Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Commercial Driver's License

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience running and/or working a gravel pit.
  • Civil construction experience
  • 5-10 years experience in a supervisory role
  • Worked on remote sites


Employment Contingencies
Authorized Driver Requirement Authorized Driver Requirement: Employee must have a valid driver’s license and three (3) year clean driving record.

Employee must follow all Authorized Driver Policy and Procedures regarding approved vehicle usage.


Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs

All employees must pass Non-DOT pre-employment drug screening and follow all UIC Non-DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program guidelines and requirements.

If working on a DOT project, employees must pass a DOT pre-employment drug screening and follow all DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program requirements.


Important Notice

Candidates must pass a background check in order to fill this position.

UIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC HR for assistance.

UIC considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, family responsibility, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran's status or any other legal protected status. Pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation, may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V


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