UIC Alaska

Drafter/GIS Specialist - Umiaq Environmental

ID
2024-20062
Category
Other
Location : Location
US-AK-Anchorage
Travel Requirement
N/A

Overview

Company Overview
Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) is the village corporation of Barrow, Alaska and is recognized as one of Alaska's top 10 companies with approximately 4,000 employees nationwide and revenues above $700M annually. UIC is projected to grow substantially in the coming years to become a top 3 company in Alaska by 2030. 

As a proud Alaska Native Corporation, our success brings growth and benefits to our Inupiat shareholders. The size and diversity of our operations means we have a broad variety of career opportunities. We recruit only qualified people looking to join a workforce characterized by strong leadership, competent and hard-working staff, and a superior work environment with a focus on career development, great wages and benefits.

 

UMIAQ Environmental, LLC (UMIAQ Environmental) is an independent Small Business Administration (SBA) Certified 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business, subsidiary company of the Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) family of companies. UMIAQ Environmental provides a comprehensive suite of environmental consulting services, which include documentation of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance, construction and access permitting, environmental site assessments, stakeholder engagement, sampling and remediation of contaminated sites, management of hazardous waste, wetlands monitoring, and more. Our staff has decades of combined experience working in locations throughout Alaska.

 

UMIAQ Environmental is committed to protecting the health and safety of our employees and the environments where we conduct operations.  We recruit qualified people looking to join a workforce characterized by strong leadership, competent and hard-working staff, and a superior work environment with a focus on career development, great wages and benefits.

This is a full-time position located in Anchorage, Alaska. UMIAQ Environmental’s main office is in Anchorage, from which our talented professional, technical, and seasonal staff lead projects throughout the State.

 

The Drafter/GIS Specialist’s goal is to develop accurate and visually pleasing project drawings for use in plans, reports, and permit applications. The Drafter will be responsible for calculating project footprints or other items of interest and displaying as a table on drawings. The Drafter may also be asked to assist with data management and development of flow charts, flyers, and outreach materials. Essential to this role are strong communication skills and an understanding of the software needed to accomplish tasks presented. 

Responsibilities

Specific duties and responsibilities are as follows:

  • Prepare visually pleasing project drawings for use in plans, reports, and permit applications.
  • Follow existing procedures for document review, organization, and file structure.
  • Inventory data needed to complete requested drawings, work to obtain data, and communicate when data needs to be purchased or is not available.
  • Intermediate to advance skills in the MS Office suite – Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
  • Communicate clearly and respectfully to all coworkers, clients, and stakeholders.  

Develop of flow charts, flyers, and outreach materials, or assist with management of data, as assigned.

  • Demonstrable ability to use GIS (or AutoCADD) software to prepare and modify drawings, including accurate measurement of dimensions.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Familiarity with using the internet to search for and download data needed for drawings.
  • Ability to inventory data needed to complete requested drawings and communicate when data needs to be purchased or is not available.
  • Intermediate to advance skills in Adobe and the MS Office suite – Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
  • Planning, organizing, and prioritizing workload are primary duties. The Drafter must be flexible and capable of adapting to changing timelines.

Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team.

Qualifications

    • An Associate’s degree in technical drafting or design, or minimum 2 years of related work in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD).
    • MS Office Suite: Word and Excel

Associate’s degree in technical drafting or design, or minimum 2 years of related experience.

 

 

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.

All Employees are subject to a Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program.  Employees must pass a Non-DOT pre-employment drug screening, and must follow all Non-DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program requirements.

Candidates must apply online at www.uicalaska.com, and submit an application for all positions they wish to be considered.

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.

Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation 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. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

 

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