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UIC Government Services and the Bowhead Family of Companies Carpenter in Barrow, Alaska


Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) is recognized as one of Alaska’s leading companies with over 2,000 employees nationwide. As a proud Alaska Native Corporation, our success brings growth and benefits to our Iñupiat 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.



Perform construction work; welding; piling installation; and/or other duties as assigned. Good verbal and written communication skills. Perform duties and operation of tools of the trade in strict compliance with OSHA rules. Communicate with customers and suppliers. Additional duties as assigned


Applicant may be subject to environmental conditions of extreme cold; noise exposure; constantly changing work environment; irregular surfaces; slippery surfaces; moving equipment; open excavations; temporary structures; and general construction hazards.

Perform in a proficient manner the assigned Operators duties.

Maintain equipment and safety standards.

Perform duties and operation of equipment of the trade in strict compliance with OSHA rules.

Support overall job operations.

Report any incident; situations or activity that may affect the company's ability to operate safely; ethically; and profitably to the Assistant Supervisor.

All other duties as assigned.


Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise

Have basic knowledge of related construction activities.

Knowledge of carpentry on a commercial project construction work; including Form Work; Rebar; Concrete Placement and; Finishing; Survey and; Layout.

Perform independently without direct supervision

Ability to operate basic construction equipment; such as forklifts and loaders.

Ability to read and interpret plans and specifications.

Good verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to perform duties and operation of tools of the trade in strict compliance with OSHA rules.

Have punctual and on time work history.

Required Expierence

High School Diploma/or Equivalent

Minimum of Two(2) years of related experience

Physical Demands:

Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks; which require following basic safety precautions.

Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting; pushing; or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical part; fumes; airborne particles; outside weather conditions and vibration.

The employee is frequently exposed to high; precarious places and risk ofelectrical shock and loud noise levels.

When operating equipment; subject to constant jarring of body due to jerking movement of equipment and operating on uneven surfaces.

Must be able to sit in the operator’s seat of equipment and safely reach all pedals; switches; levers; buttons; etc. required to safely operate the equipment (if authorized for that piece of equipment);

Must be able to sit in the operator’s seat of equipment and have an adequate field of vision of all instruments; gauges; warning lights; as well as an acceptable field of vision out of the windows and/or mirrors (ifauthorized for that piece of equipment);

Working Conditions:

Will work in all typed of weather.

Work in different elevations.

Job site will contain light to heavy equipment; small to large equipment; materials; communication equipment and tools.

People standing; walking; sitting; signaling; and talking.

May be occasional bells; alarms; and whistles

Applicant may be subject to environmental conditions of extreme cold; noise exposure; constantly changing work environment; irregular surfaces;slippery surfaces; moving equipment; open excavations; temporary structures; and general construction hazards.

Work Environment Summary:

Applicantmay be subject to environmental conditions such as cold; heat; exposed to noise; hazards; and/or close quarters. Applicant must be aware of work environment at all times.

Physical Conditions for Job Performance:

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 regularly required to stand; walk; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Physical Requirements %

Seeing 67-100

Talking/ Hearing 67-100

Standing/ Walking 67-100

Climbing/ Stooping/ Kneeling 67-100

Lifting/ Pulling/ Pushing/ Carrying 67-100

Fingering/ Grasping/ Feeling 67- 100

Sitting/ 10

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. 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. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCPhere (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .

All candidates must apply online at www.uicalaska.com, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (https://uicalaska.com/careers/recruitment/).

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.

ID 2022-3261

Category Construction

Position Type Full-Time

Location : Location US-AK-Barrow

Travel Requirement N/A