UIC Alaska

Environmental Site Superintendent - UMIAQ Environmental

Program/Project Management
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.



A Site Superintendent with a minimum of 5 years of experience specifically related to remedial/removal actions involving contaminated soil excavation, packaging, manifesting, transportation, and off-site disposal, as well as the implementation of onsite/in situ environmental remediation. This person shall be responsible for preparing for and executing remedial activities conducted on-site.


Essential Functions

  • Comprehensive site management that includes planning, data assessment, reporting, overseeing field personnel, travel and fieldwork, and/or sample collection.
  • Environmental Site Assessments.
  • Define scopes of service and prepare budgets and proposals.
  • Interact and communicate with clients, vendors, and staff at all levels in a professional manner.



Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise:

  • Responsible for being direct contact between client and HIS personnel on project site.
  • Make sure we a servicing our client in a professional manner and maintaining their satisfaction.
  • Be the leader in establishing a safety culture for all field forces, suppliers, and subcontractors.
  • Responsible for execution of field activities to construct the project per the plans and specifications including quality control.
  • Manages critical project information and insures all information is communicated in writing in a timely manner to operations personnel and clients.
  • Adherence to labor and production schedules.
  • Responsible for a basic understanding of contract requirements.
  • Prepare and submit one-week and three-week look ahead plans to supervisor weekly.
  • Submit all job paperwork on a weekly basis and in a timely manner.

Complete a daily report accurately detailing employee and equipment hours, completed quantities and other activities onsite as outlined on the standard form.


Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Hydrology, Civil, Chemical or Environmental Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Natural Science, or another construction-related field
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience
  • Meet the requirements of an Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Qualified Environmental Professional, as defined by 18 Alaska Administrative Code 75.333
  • 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.
  • 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 effectively interact with clients and staff at all levels.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and insurable driving record.
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER training
  • Experience with planning, logistics, and fieldwork in remote locations.
  • Experience monitoring SPCC Plans and SWPPPs.
  • Experience performing and leading Environmental Cleanup Projects in rural Alaska.

Physical Demands:

  • Operation of motor vehicles
  • Driving, riding ATV/UTV
  • Operation of heavy equipment, aircraft, marine craft, etc.
  • Walking, Standing, Twisting, turning upper body, Twisting, turning arms, legs, Crawling, kneeling, stooping, Wear ANSI approved safety footwear, Wearing hard hat
  • Lifting/Carrying/pushing/pulling: 1 – 75 lbs.

Environmental Conditions:

    • Outside work
    • Excessive cold < 0o F
    • Exposure to dust, fumes, smoke or gases,
    • Solvents, chemicals,
    • Walking on slippery, uneven surfaces, Working on or around hazardous machinery
    • Working alone
    • Remote work sites (no dispensary or hospital)
    • Long and/or irregular hours
    • Day shift and/or night shift rotations

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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