Chain Person

Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation • Atqasuk, AK 99791

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description

UMIAQ Design & Municipal Services, LLC is headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska and supports its parent company, Ukpeavik Iupiat Corporation's (UIC) mission to provide social and economic resources to its Iupiat shareholders and their descendants.

UMIAQ Design & Municipal Services, LLC provides traditional Architecture, Engineering and Surveying services, along with Project Management services, to Public and Private clients throughout Alaska and into the lower 48 states.

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.

Chain Person

The Chain Person will assist on a survey crew by accurately setting points, setting up tripod with tribrach & prism, and measure distances. Shovel snow, drill holes in the ice and keep the vehicles clean, organized, and well stocked with survey supplies.

Essential Functions:

* Accurately setup tripod with tribrach & prism.

* Accurate use of a level rod.

* Ability to measure distances accurately.

* Understand and carry out work instructions.

* Maintain neat, orderly, and well stocked vehicles.

* Efficiently set survey traverse points and level loop turning points.

* Snow shoveling.

* Drill holes in ice using hand held ice auger.

Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise:

* Embrace the ConocoPhillips safety culture.

* Basic knowledge of mathematics.

* Effectively communicate with coworkers and others.

* Accurately setup tripod with tribrach & prism

* Accurate use of a level rod.

* Ability to measure distances accurately.

* Understand and carry out work instructions.

* Maintain neat and orderly vehicles and work areas.

* Setting wood lath and hubs.

* Be on time for all morning safety meetings.

* Make all Shared Services flights on time.

Required Experience:

* 1 year experience on a survey crew.

* High school diploma or equivalent.

* 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.

* Disposition conducive to living and working with the same people in close quarters for at least two weeks at a time.

RequirementsPhysical 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 Conditions:

* 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, and gases.

Candidates must apply online at, 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

* Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

* Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

* 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)

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