UIC Alaska

Truck Driver - UIC Oil & Gas Support

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Truck Driver 


Position Overview: We are seeking a hard-working, reliable truck driver to join our team in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. The ideal candidate will have experience with CDL Class A tractor trailers, and heavy equipment. This role involves rig support hauling and frac sand hauling, with a strong emphasis on safety.


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.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Equipment Operation:
    • Operate loaders, dump trucks, forklifts, and other machinery.
    • Perform daily safety inspections of all equipment.
    • Ensure safe operation around personnel in crowded job sites.
    • Maintain equipment and report any safety incidents to the Superintendent.
  • Truck Driving Specific Duties:
    • Transport materials and equipment, including rig support and frac sand, to and from various sites.
    • Load, secure, and unload cargo following safety regulations.
    • Drive trucks with various trailers, including flatbeds, tankers, and bulk sand trailers.
    • Adhere to all DOT regulations and company policies.
    • Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspections, addressing any issues promptly.
  • Rig Support Hauling:
    • Haul drilling equipment, pipes, and other rig supplies.
    • Coordinate with supervisors for timely delivery and pickup.
    • Operate specialized equipment safely and efficiently.
  • Frac Sand Hauling:
    • Transport frac sand to and from hydraulic fracturing sites.
    • Operate pneumatic and hopper trailers, following all safety protocols.
    • Manage the unloading process to ensure efficiency.
  • Job-Specific Duties:
    • Follow all safety regulations and procedures.
    • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Equipment Use:
    • Proficient in general construction tasks and equipment usage.
    • 2+ years of experience on commercial job sites and driving articulating dump trucks preferred.
  • Truck Driving Skills:
    • Proven experience in rig support and frac sand hauling.
    • Ability to maneuver large vehicles and trailers in tight areas.
    • Knowledge of DOT regulations and safety standards.
  • Safety and Performance:
    • Perform tasks safely and orderly.
    • Ability to work independently without supervision.
    • Communicate effectively with vendors, subcontractors, clients, supervisors, and coworkers.


Physical Requirements:

  • Extensive physical activity, including lifting, pushing, or pulling objects over 50 pounds.
  • Ability to operate equipment and reach all controls safely.
  • Exposure to moving mechanical parts, fumes, airborne particles, outside weather conditions, and vibration.

Education, Experience, Certifications, and Licenses Required:

  • Educational Background:
    • High School degree or equivalent.
  • Licensing and Certification:
    • Valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with endorsements for tankers and hazardous materials preferred.
  • Experience:
    • 2 to 5 years of experience as a truck driver, with specific experience in rig support and frac sand hauling preferred.

Work Environment:

  • Exposure to hazards or physical risks requires following safety precautions.
  • Must adapt to constantly changing work environments and various job site conditions.


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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