UIC Alaska

Project Coordinator - UIC Construction

Location : Location
Travel Requirement


Job Summary:

UIC Construction, LLC specializes in construction projects in remote locations throughout Alaska with

challenging logistics and weather conditions. During the company’s 30‐plus years of working in Alaska

and the Lower 48, UIC Construction has completed well over $1 billion in construction projects over a

diverse variety of project types and sizes. UIC Construction’s capabilities include the following services:

preconstruction planning and estimating; Arctic construction and remote site logistics; and design/build

and fixed‐price construction. These services encompass both civil and vertical construction with a focus

on providing employment opportunities throughout the communities of Alaska.


The Project Coordinator will provide support within the Heavy Equipment Department and will be a key member of this project team. The PC shall support the Heavy Duty Shop and Equipment Department business activities by managing contracts, purchase orders, materials management, scheduling activities, document filing, and supporting project controls systems. The Project Coordinator will also be responsible for portions of project administration.


At UICC we believe in growing our own. Our Project Coordinator personnel are actively trained by our Projects Manager mentors in the hopes that they will become Project Managers. We strive to build capacity and provide opportunities for growth with-in the organization.


Essential Functions:

  • Ensure Contract Document Logs are established and maintained
  • Ensure status reports on equipment assets are created and maintained.
  • Prepare and issue purchase orders and subcontracts.
  • Effectively issue Request for Quotations and follow up with suppliers and contractors for pricing, availability, and shipping of materials.
  • Timely document equipment movements and activities
  • Prepare equipment rental documents and quotes.
  • Establish and maintain the Equipment Dept files and documentation systems
  • Continually promote organizational change initiatives, suggests new ideas, and adapt to work

within new structures and processes

  • Continually seek to understand customer goals and needs and act with a sense of urgency in

meeting customer needs and demonstrating value.

  • Develop industry relationships and expand professional networks that have potential to

generate opportunities for UIC Construction

  • Ability and willingness to abide by company Code of Conduct at all times.
  • Ability to create and maintain construction schedules with critical path methods
  • Position is based in Utqiagvik, Alaska. Work schedule is Mon-Fri 8 hrs. per day. Reduced work schedule may be possible and OT work may also be available.

Knowledge and Critical Skill/Expertise:

  • Excellent communications skills, oral and written.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Be able to handle stress and work in high pressure environments or under difficult conditions.
  • Requires a working knowledge of heavy equipment and construction‐related processes, and industry practices.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, as well as with customers

and vendors.

  • Detail oriented with the ability to efficiently analyze and organize significant amounts of

information regarding plan layouts, material deliveries and jobsite productivities.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Proficient with Microsoft Projects scheduling software
  • Experience with Timberline Project Management software preferred
  • Ability to meet deadlines and multi‐task in fast paced environment.


Required Experience:

  • Must have excellent PC skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Projects
  • Construction Management,

related degree and/or equivalent work experience.

  • 2 years of work experience successfully supporting similar key

responsibilities meeting and exceeding performance expectations.

  • Knowledgeable of safety and relevant OSHA requirements and regulations.
  • Must be willing to travel to job sites in remote Alaska.

Physical Demands:

  • Dexterity and good motor skills.
  • Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and

temporary stairs.


  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth

perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • Performing this job requires use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit,

talk and hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

  • Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds while performing the duties of

this job.


Environmental Conditions:

  • The noise in these work environments is occasionally moderate to very loud.
  • Ability to withstand extreme temperatures (cold and hot).
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or

humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and outside weather conditions.

  • The wearing of appropriate personal protective equipment mitigates risks associated with these

conditions and is mandatory.

  • Employee must possess a valid driver license and pass UIC Sponsored Driver Training within one year of hire.
  • Individuals with one or more serious violations (DUI/DWI) shall not be authorized to drive

vehicles, including company, personal or rental cars to conduct company business.

  • All employees must pass Non‐DOT pre‐employment drug screening and follow all Non‐DOT

Drug and Alcohol Testing Program guidelines and requirements.




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