UIC Alaska

Engineering Drafter - UMIAQ Design, LLC

Location : Location
Travel Requirement
10% - 25%


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 Design is looking for an experienced AutoCAD Technician to support a growing civil and mechanical engineering design department. Projects will include large and small project throughout Alaska. Typical projects include design of water and sewer systems, facility site development, landfill and sewer lagoon, roads and pads, and bulk fuel systems. Additional work may include survey support, developing plats, as-built drawings, and easements documents.



The AutoCAD Technician will work with a group of other AutoCAD Technicians, under the direction of the Engineering Department Manager, supporting engineering staff and Project Managers. The AutoCAD Technician will be responsible for development of design drawings in accordance with project requirements and company standards. Some projects may require the AutoCAD Technician to prepare preliminary designs based on criteria provided by the engineers and incorporate red-line changes to drawings. The AutoCAD Technician will be responsible for maintaining clean and up-to-date drawing files and structure.



The AutoCAD Technician must be proficient with AutoCAD Architecture Engineering & Construction Collection and the development of Civil and Mechanical Engineering design drawings. Additional skills include: strong attention to detail, good organizational skills, ability to either work on a team or alone, ability to apply drafting guidelines, and ability to interpret survey data, maps and graphical data. GIS software experience preferred, but not required.



Three, or more, years of experience working as an AutoCAD Technician producing civil engineering design/construction drawings. Alternatively, an AAS in Computer Aided Drafting and Design would account for two of the three years of require experience.



The successful applicant must be able to work at a computer for 8, or more, hours per day, and the ability to lift rolls, or boxes, of paper weighing up to 25 lbs.



Work will be performed in a no-smoking office setting.


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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