UIC Alaska

Project Manager I - Qayaq Construction

Program/Project Management
Location : Location
Travel Requirement
Less than 10%


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.


Project Manager will be responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control, and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments, and goals.


Essential Functions:


• Read and accurately interpret project plans and specifications for the proper execution of work as defined in project documents.
• Lead the planning and implementation of multiple projects.
• Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes, and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers, and sub-contractors.
• Prepare and submit budget estimates, progress reports, or cost tracking reports.
• Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals, and deliverables.
• Define project tasks and resource requirements.
• Develop full scale project plans.
• Manage project budget.
• Manage project resource allocations.
• Plan and schedule project timelines.
• Track project deliverables using appropriate tools.
• Provide direction and support to project team.
• Quality assurance.
• Monitor and report on progress of project to appropriate parties.
• Present reports defining project progress, problems, and solutions.
• Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs.
• Project evaluations and assessment of results.
• Consolidate and analyze historical data and assist with estimating future projects.
• Inspect or review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, or other regulations.

Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise:

• The applicant must be a seasoned professional with a desire to produce quality product while strengthening Owner, Engineer, Subcontractor, and Supplier relationships.
• Excellent planning and organizing skills.
• Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
• Execute the project according to the project plans and specifications.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Ensure that project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality.
• Skills such as CPM Scheduling, Time Management, Quality Control, Cost Control, and Submittal review, Purchase Orders, Change Orders, and Subcontracts.
• Computer literacy is critical including advanced understanding of Excel, Word, Power Point, MS Projects or similar scheduling programs with the ability to learn new programs.
• Must be able to read and interpret engineering, architectural, other constructions drawings, and specifications.
• Implementation of corporate safety program and applicable safety regulations.
• Interpretation of building codes and standards.
• Implement and complete quality and inspections procedures.
• Excellent mathematical skills are required with the ability to perform quantity and material takeoffs from construction documents.
• Ability to complete project financial projections and interpret project costs is essential.
• Ability to be flexible and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
• Demonstrate ethical conduct, professional presentation and cultural awareness.


Required Experience:


• 5 years of experience in Construction Management.
• Experience with Heavy Job Daily Field Reporting Software
• Proficiency with Submittal Registers and Submittal Process.
• Proficiency within Heavy Bid Estimating and Heavy Job Construction Software
• Experience overseeing multiple, diverse projects.
• Experience working in a multi-cultural environment.
• Thorough knowledge of construction materials and practices.
• Extensive knowledge of OSHA construction regulations.
• Extensive knowledge 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.
• Occasionally 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 10 pounds.

Environmental Conditions:

• The work environment is that of a typical office setting.
• In a large building or jobsite office setting.
• Often the location will be on a construction site.
• May occasionally travel to rural areas.




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