UIC Alaska

Field Support Technician - UIC Science

Logistics & Transportation
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.


UIC Science provide field support for scientists, military, and media clients working in and around Utqiaġvik. UIC Science operates a rental fleet of snowmachines, ATVs, and trucks, as well as three lodging facilities, warehouse/staging space, and laboratory space.  The Field Support Technician will work as part of the UIC Science field operations team to manage fleet rentals, building maintenance, and general support tasks as needed. Field Tech will also work as a bear guard with clients. This is a temporary position with potential to transition to permanent full-time based on job performance.


Essential Functions


  • Supporting UIC Science field operations during peak season
  • Maintenance and repair of equipment and vehicles
  • General support of field operations
  • Working as part of a team
  • Record keeping and note taking
  • Bear Guard
  • Other duties as needed

Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise:

  • Operating ATVs, snowmachines, and trucks
  • Familiarity with land and water near Utqiaġvik, Alaska
  • Ability to follow instructions and complete tasks independently


Required Experience:

  • Previous maintenance or laborer experience strongly preferred
  • Remote hunting or camping being out on the ice or land

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds 
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically

Must be able to work outdoors in all conditions

US Fish and Wildlife Service Bear Guard certification strongly preferred


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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