UIC Alaska


Position Type
Location : Location
Travel Requirement



The Superintendent will, under the General Supervision of the Project Manager or Senior Project Manager, direct, manage, supervise and coordinate all work on the project inclusive of all trades, subcontractors and equipment operators to meet the work requirements as described in the plans and specifications or the statement of work on the individual delivery order(s) or Contracts. Responsibilities include promoting/enforcing a safe work environment, making sure that the work progresses according to the schedule, that materials and equipment are delivered to the site on time, that the subcontractor are on the project when required and progress in accordance with the schedule, and that the activities of the various workers do not interfere with one another. Responsible for directing subcontractors and suppliers within the scope of executed subcontracts and purchase orders. The superintendent is the primary liaison and coordinator between the subcontractor, in house workforce, material suppliers and the client contact.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

� Supervise on-site work to ensure the work is performed safely and efficiently.

� Enforce the site specific safety plan and perform periodic safety inspections and walkthroughs as required.

� Supervise in-house labor through a Foreman or Lead Man.

� Assist the project manager with ordering all required materials and interact with subcontractors and suppliers.

� Inspect the work of each trade and confirm that not only the quality of the work is up to standard, but that the work is being built in accordance with the plans and specification.

� Ensure that the project maintains the required schedule by organizing, planning, monitoring, and inspecting work.

� Prepare daily progress reports for work performed.

� Maintain and enforce safety regulations and building code requirements.

� Organize and run weekly safety meetings with in-house trade staff and subcontractors.

� Organize and run weekly progress meeting.

� Coordinate the installation of work with Quality Control Plan requirements.

� Develop and execute detailed work plans for future scheduled work

� Travel will be required 100% of the time.

Additional Duties:

� Assist with project estimates, bid packages and schedule preparation and budgets.

� Assist and support the Quality Manager in the execution of the project�s quality plan.

� Other duties as assigned.


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 by date of hire. All job offers in connection with a covered contract will be contingent upon providing proof of vaccination prior to your anticipated start date.

Knowledge & Critical Skills/Expertise:

� Must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate the work requirements with various staff and subcontractors.

� Familiar with OSHA construction standards, USACOE EM-385 standards, and common safety practices.

� Ability to prioritize, organize and work well under stress and maintain deadlines.

� Ability to be flexible and adapt to constant change.

� Ability to work flexible hours in order to meet deadlines.

� Exhibit an acceptable degree of self-confidence.

� Knowledge of acceptable construction site practices including occupational safety and health regulations.

� Ability to communicate both orally and in writing with internal and external clients and co-workers.

� Ability to follow directions is a must.

� Determine the kind of tools and equipment needed to complete each task assignment.

� Must be comfortable with high intensity work environment.

� Proficiency in Microsoft computer applications.

� Proficiency in scheduling software.

� High attention to detail and quality workmanship.

� Supervisory Responsibilities:

� Coordinates, supervises, manages, on-site trades personnel and subcontractor work.

Additional Qualifying Factors:

� As a condition of employment, must pass a pre-employment drug screening and have a valid Driver�s License and proof of insurance required.

� Must be able to obtain access to Federal installations.

Required Experience:

� High school diploma or equivalent.

� A minimum of fifteen (15) years of supervisory construction experience.

� Must maintain a valid driver�s license and reliable transportation that meets project location requirements.

� Must be able to obtain access to Federal installations.

� 30 hour OSHA certification required.

� Current CPR/First Aid certifications required.

� Experience in working with Native American communities is recommended.

� Experience as a Superintendent on projects ranging from $2M-$10M in a firm fixed price environment.

Physical Demands:

� Walk and climb about construction and building sites.

� Walking on uneven ground surfaces.

� Working outdoors and exposed to all types of weather conditions and environments.

� Regular walking, standing, sitting.

� Lifting and/or carrying items that weigh less than 50 pounds.

� Occasional bending/stooping.

� Will also spend time in a field office reviewing blueprints, answering letters, or phone calls, writing reports.

� Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

� The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Environmental Conditions:

� Construction Superintendents perform some work in an office trailer; the remainder of work required is performed outdoors or at the project location.

� Field conditions may prevail.

� Work locations may be subject to high wind, heavy rains or snow, and temperatures ranging from 20(-) degrees F in the winter to 115(+) degrees F in the summer.

� Travel will be required 100% of the time.

� The majority of the work will be performed in remote locations within the Southwest United States with an emphasis on working on Native American Lands and Reservations.

Support UIC incident free safety culture and assume personal accountability and responsibility for the safe performance of the job, both for personal safety and that of fellow workers. This includes the proper use of PPE, safety equipment, and adhering to safe work practices. Take necessary actions to stop or correct unsafe behaviors or conditions and, if appropriate, report them to the site Supervisor. Become familiar with company policies, pertinent standards, work instructions or safe operating procedures. Maintain good attendance and actively participate with a positive attitude. OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety Card preferred A candidate must be able to meet the following non-exclusive requirements:

1. Meet the UIC Safe Driver Auto Policy & Procedures

2. Take and pass a pre-employment drug test which may include both UA, saliva and hair testing.

3. Meet the physical requirements of this position including working in a remote location under arctic conditions.

Physical demands to include:

� Use of hands and fingers simultaneously with repetition.

� Ability to lift objects up to 50 lbs.

� Climbing, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching or crawling.

� Pulling or pushing.

� Reach/relocate items above shoulders.

� Ability to distinguish difference in noise levels and work in high noise areas.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 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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