UIC Alaska

Project Assistant - UMIAQ Design

Admin/Office Support
Location : Location
Travel Requirement


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.



You will work closely with the engineering team members to gather information, conduct research, and create well-structured and comprehensive files. Your exceptional writing skills and attention to detail will be instrumental in producing written documents that effectively communicate our organization's capabilities and value.

Your contributions will support our needs to clearly communicate and expand our client base. If you have a passion for persuasive writing, attention to detail, and enjoy working in a dynamic and deadline-driven environment, we encourage you to apply for this position. As a Project Assistant, your role will be to provide support and assistance to the engineering team in preparing high-quality written documents.


Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise:

Research and Analysis:

  • Gather relevant information and data to support written document development.
  • Support the creation of engineering specifications and written proposal documents.

Documents Writing:

  • Assist in drafting, editing, and proofreading written document content.
  • Ensure clarity, consistency, and coherence of messaging throughout the writings.
  • Tailor document content to specific client requirements and industry standards.
  • Proofread and edit documents for grammar, punctuation, style, and formatting.
  • Conduct quality checks to verify consistency in tone, style, and messaging.

Documents Coordination:

  • Maintain documents templates, engineering files, and other relevant resources.
  • Track written document progress, deadlines, and deliverables.
  • Collaborate with team members to gather and incorporate feedback into office documents.

Ensure compliance with formatting and submission guidelines.


Required Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, Business, or
  • 1 to 3 years of proven experience in documents writing, technical writing, or a similar role.
  • Exceptional writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent research and analytical abilities.
  • Familiarity with technical document development processes and techniques.

Preferred Experience:

  • Exceptional writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent research and analytical abilities.

No driving required


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.

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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