UIC Alaska

Superintendent - Qayaq Government Solutions

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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.



As a Construction Superintendent, you will oversee all aspects of on-site construction activities to ensure projects are completed safely, on schedule, within budget, and to the required quality standards. You will be responsible for managing subcontractors, coordinating with various stakeholders, and implementing project plans to ensure successful project delivery.



  • Collaborate with project managers to develop detailed construction plans and schedules.
  • Ensure project milestones and deadlines are met by effectively coordinating resources and activities.
  • Monitor progress against the schedule and adjust plans as necessary to meet project goals.
  • Coordinate with owner’s rep, project managers, foreman, craft labor, and subcontractors to solve field problems.
  • Use and understand survey equipment to establish and maintain vertical and horizontal control throughout construction.
  • Understand and participate as an active member of health and safety program.
  • Ensure project and activities are completed in accordance with project specifications and plans.
  • Able to manage both labor and equipment resources to ensure projects stay on schedule and under budget.
  • Respectfully and effectively communicate with owner representatives, inspectors, architects, engineers and subcontractors.
  • Supervise and perform duties and operation of tools of the trade in strict compliance with OSHA rules.
  • Conduct safety meetings and perform JHA’s when needed.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Required onsite presence during construction activities.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
  • Conduct regular inspections to ensure workmanship and materials meet project specifications and quality standards.
  • Monitor project costs and expenditures to ensure adherence to budgetary constraints.
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities and efficiencies without compromising quality or safety.
  • Facilitate regular progress meetings and provide updates on project status, milestones, and issues.
  • Maintain accurate records of all construction activities, including daily logs, progress reports, and change orders.


  • Bachelor's degree in construction management, civil engineering, or related field (preferred).
  • Proven experience as a construction superintendent or similar role in the construction industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction methods, materials, and safety regulations.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively manage and motivate teams.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and decision-making skills.
  • Proficiency in construction management software and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to changing priorities and environments.
  • OSHA 30-hour certification (preferred).


Required Experience

  • Min 10-15 years of superintendent Experience on Government Construction projects
  • Must possess and maintain current driver’s license.
  • Must have a punctual work history.
  • Must have a high school diploma or Equivalent
  • First Aid Certification
  • OSHA-10 Certification


Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the responsibilities and requirements for the role of Construction Superintendent. Duties and qualifications may vary depending on the specific needs of the employer and the nature of the construction projects involved.


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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