Spill Technician

Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation • Atqasuk, AK 99791

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

UMIAQ Environmental, LLC is headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska and supports the majority owner's parent company, Ukpeavik Iupiat Corporation's (UIC), mission to provide social and economic resources to its Iupiat shareholders and their descendants through the development of long-term, meaningful career opportunities.

UMIAQ Environmental is committed to delivering superior, cost effective solutions, with unsurpassed customer service. Our core values guide our daily actions and are grounded in the safety of our employees, protection of the environment, a diverse and open workplace, and a demand for the highest ethical standards. These principles form the foundation for our employees to use their leadership, teamwork and creative abilities that result in opportunities for our shareholders and exceptional value to our customers.

Job Title: Spill Technician

The Spill Technician provides general support to the mission of onshore and near shore contingency response operations within the oil industry standard control framework.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Provide general oil spill response labor and equipment operations support as assigned. Equipment may involve oil skimmers, boom, and other ancillary gear.

* Responsible for following all Company safety policies and procedures.

* Performs other duties as assigned by Project Supervisor.

RequirementsMinimum Skills/Experience Required:

* Ability to learn oil spill response tactics for Arctic environment.

* Ability to execute instructions and remain flexible in a dynamic work environment.

* Must be able to successfully complete a 40 hour HAZWOPER course and annual 8 hour refresher course.

* Must be able to read and write the English language.

Physical Demands:

* Twisting/turning upper and lower body.

* May be required to climb ladders and stairwells.

* May be required to work at heights.

* May be required to wear a respirator.

* Lifting, carrying and pushing/pulling up to 50 pounds.

Environmental Conditions

* Cramped, confined spaces.

* May work in fog, dark, and other visibility limiting conditions.

* May be exposed to fuels, solvents, cleaners, dust, fumes, smoke, and gases.

* Irregular working hours.

* Arctic environment including low temperatures, high wind, icing, plenty of moisture.

* Working outdoors; may be on slippery/uneven ground.

* Frequent hazards include hypothermia, heat stress, pinch points, sprains, strains, slips, falls, concussive impacts, and lifting injuries.

Candidates must apply online at www.uicalaska.com, and submit an application for all positions they wish to be considered.

All Employees are subject to a Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program. Employees must pass a Non-DOT pre-employment drug screening, and must follow all Non-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.

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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