UIC Alaska

Project Manager - UIC Sanatu

Location : Location
Travel Requirement
25% - 50%



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.

Provide management, leadership, and oversight of project staff. Directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority within areas of assigned responsibility for planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of assigned projects between all disciplines and all other project participants. Work is performed under minimum supervision; consultation with Director of Operations/General Manager for initial job assignment and where departure from standard practices is involved. Responsible for project superintendence, management of field personnel and subcontractors, quality control compliance and documentation with project plans and specifications. Ensure customer requirements are met with consistency resulting in customer satisfaction. On each assigned project, establish expectations for quality workmanship, safety and professionalism, and ensure UIC Sanatu, LLC’s standards are upheld. Every project is to be completed in accordance with the project plans and specifications, on schedule and under budget.


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 Functions:

  • Lead the planning and implementation of multiple projects.
  • Mentor other staff as needed.
  • Responsible for the overall management and coordination of project work. Must be able to fill in for field supervision when necessary.
  • Manages multiple projects and serves as the Qayaq Government Solutions, LLC’s central point of contact for the day-to-day operations and contact with customer. Meet with customer on a regular basis to ensure that customer expectations are being met or exceeded.
  • Ensure that subcontractors thoroughly understand contract plans and specifications. Manage all subcontractor involvement in the project. Identify potential conflicts or problems before they occur.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Inspect or review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, or other regulations.
  • Must be willing travel to remote locations for extended periods of time. 

Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise:

  • The applicant must be a seasoned professional with a desire to produce quality product while strengthening Owner, Architect, and Subcontractor 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 plan.
  • 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, Submittal review, Purchase Orders, Change Orders, and Subcontracts.
  • Computer literacy is critical including advanced understanding of Excel, Word, Power Point, Oracle P6 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:

  • 10 years of experience in Construction Management.
  • Experience overseeing multiple, diverse projects.
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Documented experience working with the U.S. Corps of Engineers.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction materials and practices.
  • Extensive knowledge of OSHA construction regulations.
  • 5 years of experience in remote construction and rural logistics required.
  • EM 385 1-1 USACE safety Certification
  • OSHA 30 Certification
  • USACE QCM Certification


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.
  • Rarely required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, twist, bend, or reach with hands and arms.
  • Rarely 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 in an urban setting.
  • May occasionally be on a construction site.

May occasionally travel to rural areas.


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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