UIC Alaska

Entry Level HSET Administrator - UIC Commercial Services

Health & Safety
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.


The Entry Level HSET Administrator functions as the safety and environmental program specialist for the corporate offices located in Alaska, as well as UIC Commercial Services subsidiary operations in Barrow as required. Incumbents perform safety inspections, investigate incidents, monitor and process worker's compensation claims, conduct safety training, maintain the environmental program, coordinate loss prevention efforts, and perform other safety functions to minimize risk to the Corporation. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Corporate HSER Sr Director and the SVP of Operations.


Safety Program Management

Support as directed Corporate HSET program management, including interaction with Holding Company HSET stakeholders .
· Support, as directed, the health and safety compliance program to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and /or local safety and environmental regulations.
· Support as directed the development of training matrixes, curriculum; manage and report on training; support implementation of training programs and initiatives as directed.
· Supports other HSE professionals all HSET database systems; includes data entry, verification of data integrity, and developing and maintaining regular reporting as directed
· As directed, conduct safety and environmental inspections for Corporate and Headquarter locations.
· Monitor safe work practices and safety of the workplace and report findings; coordinate as directed communications with supervisors and management.
· Support as directed investigation of incidents to determine root causes for use in recommending preventive safety measures and to develop safety program.


Environmental Program Management


Assists in the writing of documents and procedures to support program requirements.
· Support, as directed, the development and implementation of UIC's Lands Environmental Protection Program, and related policies and procedures.
· Conduct facility inspection, risk assessment and hazard abatement for all Corporate and Headquarter properties.
· Identify and support the development of State and Federal required Spill Response Plans.
· Support, as directed, inspection of third party operations on UIC Lands to ensure compliance with UIC's Environmental Protection Program, including review of Spill Response Plans, SWPPP, site inspection for contamination, debris or hazardous operations.
· Support as directed Lands Department efforts to monitor, detect and address trespass issues.


Claim and Insurance Program Management


Assists in claims handling for Corporate and Headquarter incidents, including coordination with adjusters, insurance team and supervisors.
· Serve as a point of contact for claims handling for all Holding Company HSET, ensuring smooth coordination with adjusters and insurance team.
· Monitor progress of all claims handling to ensure proactive claims adjustment, communicating with HSET counterparts to maintain status, and escalating issues to management.
· Work both independently and within a team.

Must be prepared to absorb / learn OSHA regulations, systems, programs, policies, nomenclature, work methods, manuals, or other established guidelines.
Must have a basic knowledge of general computer functions; internet software; spreadsheet and database software, word processing software and MS Office Suite.
Must be able to coordinate and complete training across multiple work shifts to ensure compliance.
Must have the ability to read and analyze general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and emails.

Ability to learn how to present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general workforce.
Must possess a strong desire to provide excellent customer service solutions and communication skills to interact with coworkers and clients in a courteous and professional manner.

Be prepared to develop ongoing knowledge of the following subject matter areas:

Substance Abuse testing and procedures, Workers Compensation claims handling, HAZCOM, HAZWOPER, HAZMAT & OSHA regulations.

· Be prepared to earn an OSHA 10 card and take online training.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  1. Use of hands and fingers simultaneously with repetition.
    2. Ability to lift objects up to 50 lbs.
    3. Climbing, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching or crawling.
    4. Pulling or pushing.
    5. Ability to ID and distinguish colors.
    6. Reach/relocate items above shoulders.
    7. Ability to work in extreme heat, cold, and adverse weather conditions.
    8. Ability to distinguish difference in noise levels and work in high noise areas.
    9. Ability to sit for prolonged periods at workstation.


The general work environment varies and includes but is not limited to, office space, equipment rooms, warehouse space, construction zones, field conditions and other environments. Additional environmental hazards are identified below.


Additional Environments: The environment includes work on a variety of client sites. Potential hazards include: limited or dimmed lighting, respiratory hazards, flammable & combustible environments, heat and cold stress, hazardous chemical substances, confined space locations, noise, static electricity, & adverse weather conditions. In addition to hazards identified above, job hazard analysis may be required to be reviewed prior to work in some locations, for the purpose of environmental hazards identification.


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 must pass Non-DOT pre-employment drug screening and follow all UIC Non-DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program guidelines and 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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