UIC Alaska

Instrument Person

Position Type
Location : Location
Travel Requirement


The Instrument Person will adjust and operate surveying instruments, such as GNSS (GPS), theodolite and electronic distance-measuring equipment, and compile notes, make sketches and enter data into computers.

� Assist on Survey Crew.

� Adjust and operate surveying instruments such as prisms, theodolites, and electronic distance-measuring equipment

� Ability to measure distances accurately.

� Search for section corners and survey points.

� Position and hold the vertical rods, or targets, that theodolite operators use for sighting to measure angles, distances, and elevations.

� Understand and carry out work instructions.

� Maintain neat, orderly, and well stocked vehicles.

� Snow shoveling.

� Drill holes in ice using hand held ice auger.


� Safetly Operate various survey instruments.

� Effectively communicate with coworkers and others.

� Ability to measure distances accurately.

� Assist party chief with survey computations and procedures.

� Understand and carry out work instructions.

� Maintain neat, orderly, and well stocked vehicles and work areas.

� Be on time for all morning safety meetings.

� Make all Shared Services flights on time. Required Experience

� Embrace the ConocoPhillips safety culture.

� High school diploma or equivalent.

� Skilled operation of GPS static and RTK equipment, total stations & data collectors, and precision levels. Ability to perform 1st order work when required.

� Knowledge of survey formulas and perform basic survey computations. � Basic knowledge of survey note keeping. � 3 years experience on a survey crew.

� Ability to ride a snow machine and perform basic maintenance. � Possess a valid driver�s license. � Ability to pass the UIC driving course. � Possess a NSTC card (preferred) or be willing to obtain one. � Ability to pass a ConocoPhillips background check for shotgun training. � Pass DOT drug test.

� Live in a work camp environment.

� Disposition conducive to living and working with the same people in close quarters for two weeks at a time. Physical Demands:

� Work in extreme conditions (remote/isolated areas, cold temperatures, wind, rain, snow, and insects). � Work long hours (12 hours a day for at least two weeks straight).

� Able to lift at least 50 pounds.

� Walk long distances over irregular and difficult terrain.

� Shovel snow and chip ice.

Environmental Demands:

� Live in a work camp environment.

� Arctic weather conditions.

� Outdoor environment.

� Travel from site to site.

� Work closely with others and alone.

� Potential exposure to inclement weather.

� May be exposed to dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, gases. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation 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, veterans status or any other legal protected status. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V



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