UIC Alaska

Project Manager I

Position Type
Location : Location
Travel Requirement
10% - 25%


UIC Construction started business in 1978 as a small contractor serving Alaska’s North Slope and has grown into a major, full-service General Contractor with more than $1 billion in completed projects throughout Alaska and the lower 48. UICC’s core competencies include civil and vertical construction in remote locations that require expertise in logistics with or without arctic construction techniques. UICC offers a full range of construction related services including pre-construction and pre-planning, design-build, construction management, general contracting, and long-term facilities management.


Job Summary:

Project Manager will be responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control, and completion of specific vertical construction 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.

• Conduct Project evaluations and assessment of results.

• 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, Architect, Community, 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, 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.


In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.


Required Experience:


5 years of experience in Construction Management

Experience with Raken Daily Field Reporting Software

Proficiency with Submittal Exchange Project Management Software

Proficiency within Timberline Estimating and Timberline Purchasing Construction Software

Experience overseeing multiple, diverse projects.

Experience working in a multi-cultural environment

Experience working in rural Alaska.

Thorough knowledge of construction materials and practices.

Extensive knowledge of OSHA construction regulations.

Extensive knowledge of 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.

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.

Candidates must apply online at https://protect-us.mimecast.com/s/04sECqx9qGILrw39TXM7Sf?domain=uicalaska.com, and submit an application for all positions they wish to be considered.

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. 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. Authorized Driver Requirement: Employee must have a valid driver's license and three (3) year clean driving record. Employee must follow all Authorized Driver Policy and Procedures regarding approved vehicle usage. 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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