UIC Alaska

Construction Intern (Alaska Based)- UIC Nappairit

ID
2024-20945
Category
Construction
Location : Location
US-AK-Anchorage
Travel Requirement
N/A

Overview

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.

 

JOB SUMMARY

UIC Internship Program

The Internship Program is designed to provide high school graduates and college students with a structured work and learning opportunity.  Learning activities will include a bi-weekly lecture series which include; research, on-the-job training, job-shadowing and completion of special projects.  Students will engage in different activities according to their department placement that is aligned with their career goals or aspirations.

As a project Intern, you will be required to support construction activities by implementing the following: planning, organizing and implementing those management duties, project controls systems, engineering interface, subcontract and materials management, purchasing and scheduling. Responsible for portions of project administration.

The Internship Program is available to high school graduates and college students.

Please see the eligibility requirements below.

Responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS

Eligibility Requirements for Interns:

  • Preferable to be one of the following:
  1. UIC Shareholder
  2. Descendant of a UIC Shareholder
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must be enrolled at an accredited college or university with the following:
  1. Minimum of 9 credits
  2. Minimum GPA 2.0

You will be required to submit the following documents along with your application:

  • Acceptance Letter or Certificate of Admission (From an accredited institution)
  • Class Registration
  • Transcripts (To include previously attended institutions)
  • Most Recent Grades

The student must demonstrate they are “well-qualified” throughout the selection process and will be placed within the organization based upon their interests, business needs and available resources.

Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen in compliance with UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Program.

EXPERIENCE

  • No previous experience required.

Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation (UIC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Qualifications

Required Experience:

  • One year of experience in heavy civil or vertical construction or two or more years of training in engineering related field such as civil engineering or construction management.
  • Familiarity with job cost tracking.
  • Experience with Microsoft word, excel, and power point.
  • Knowledge of construction materials and practices.
  • Familiarity of P6 or Microsoft Projects Scheduling Software

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to read text on a computer screen and in hard copy, stand or sit, talk, and hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to enter information into computers via a keyboard or other peripheral device.
  • Exposure to moderate levels of noise in a well-lit, well-ventilated and moderately paced environment.
  • Continuously required to sit, hear and/or respond to verbal/audio cues, perform repetitive motions of hands and wrists, and read computer screen.
  • Continuously required to stand or walk.
  • Occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, twist, bend, or reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally required to push, pull and/or carry objects up to 50 pounds.

Environmental Conditions:

  • The work environment is that of a typical project site office.
  • Travel to construction site will be required.
  • Often jobsites are located in rural areas.

 

The student must demonstrate they are “well-qualified” throughout the selection process and will be placed within the organization based upon their interests, business needs and available resources.

Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen in compliance with UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Program.

EXPERIENCE

  • No previous experience required.

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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