UIC Alaska

Hazardous Waste Compliance/Logistics Superintendent - UMIAQ Environmental

Logistics & Transportation
Location : Location
Travel Requirement
50% - 75%


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 is headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska and supports its parent company, Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation’s (UIC), mission is to provide social and economic resources to its Iñupiat shareholders and their descendants through the development of long-term, meaningful career opportunities.  UMIAQ Environmental identifies potentially impacted resources, communities, organizations, and individuals to help define project issues and constraints associated with future development projects and their potential impacts to natural, environmental, and human resources.


UMIAQ Environmental, LLC is committed to protecting the health and safety of our employees and the environments in which we conduct business.  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 dynamic company supports the other UIC Subsidiaries as well as maintains its own project work.  This position is expected to interface heavily with our clients and develop new opportunities.  The Associate Scientist is expected to provide project management as well as project support for other staff.  Our projects range from the oil and gas sector to infrastructure development to planning


  • Comprehensive RCRA environmental consulting includes planning, data assessment, reporting, overseeing field personnel, travel, fieldwork, and/or sample collection.
  • Review, evaluate, and interpret environmental data and prepare summary reports.
  • Interact and communicate with clients, vendors, and staff at all levels in a professional manner.
  • Enters confined spaces to clean the interior of tanks, trenches, drains, oil/water separators, boilers, etc., to remove liquids, solids, and residue utilizing different methods such as scraping, scrubbing, sweeping, mopping, squeegees, and shoveling.
  • Performs physical labor associated with cleanup and remediation activities such as sample collection, drum pumping, drum handling, waste bulking, and hand and mechanical demolition.
  • Responds to customer spills and emergencies during and after normal business hours.
  • Performs inspections on containers, and collection areas, and ensure all is in compliance, labeled and sealed properly.
  • Operates light and heavy equipment, including, but not limited to, pumps, pressure washers, generators, electric pallet jacks, forklifts, bobcats, etc.
  • Receive, review, prepare, and sign shipping documents.
  • Convert shipping documents.
  • Audit/ perform checks on employees and procedures.
  • Writing work instructions and SOPs
  • Track manifest submittal to generators/EPA.
  • Conduct waste characterization sampling, including hazard categorization of unknown substances in drums and other containers with field testing.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by your supervisor.


Preferred/Required Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Hydrology, Civil, Chemical or Environmental Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, or other Natural Science or equivalent experience/certifications.
    • At least 5 years of experience
    • Contribute to various projects in environmental assessment and remediation, hazardous materials management, health and safety oversight, engineering, and natural resource planning and permitting, plus profile, manifest, and coordinate shipping of hazardous and regulated wastes.
    • Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, ArcGIS, AutoCAD
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team.
    • Knowledge of Alaska environmental regulations.
    • Knowledge of RCRA, CERCLA, OSHA and other federal regulations.
    • Experience sampling soil, groundwater, and other media at contaminated sites.
    • Experience in hazardous waste and hazardous materials management.
    • Experience with environmental remediation technologies.
    • Experience on federal projects (HTRW, TERC, AFCEE, etc.).
    • Travel and year-round field work, with working hours more than 40 per week and weekends as needed.
    • Excellent writing, organizational, and communication skills required to interact with clients and staff at all levels effectively.
    • Must be personable, flexible, and professional.
    • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Must have and maintain a valid driver license and insurable driving record.
    • This position requires critical thinking and analysis; frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, and lifting and carrying 30+ pounds; working in all weather conditions; field visits per project needs; ability to travel (drive or fly) to and from job sites locally and out of state 40-hour HAZWOPER training
    • Experience with planning, logistics, and fieldwork in remote locations.

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

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.




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