Utility Systems Specialist Level II/III Operator
UIC Professional Services (UICPS) is headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska and supports its parent company, Ukpeagvik Iñupiat Corporation's (UIC), mission to provide social and economic resources to its Iñupiat shareholders and their descendants through the development of long-term, meaningful career opportunities. Our areas of expertise fall under two companies, UMIAQ and UIC Science. UICPS identifies potentially impacted resources, communities, organizations, and individuals to help define project issues and constraints associated with future development projects and their potential impacts to natural, environmental, and human resources.
UICPS is committed to protecting the health and safety of our employees and the environments in which we conduct business. We recruit 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.
Utility Systems Specialist Level II (Level III preferred) Operator of Water/Wastewater systems for optimization of performance, mentoring and training, in remote facilities as required.
Essential Duties And Responsibilities
Operator performs a variety of duties essential to the operation of a small water and wastewater treatment facility; inspects, operates, monitors, and maintains a variety of facilities, equipment, and systems involved in various processes of a water and wastewater treatment plant facility. Monitors plant operation through visual observation and SCADA; regulates flows; performs chemical analysis and tests; and performs a variety of related duties to ensure the facility's final finished water and effluent is of the best quality.
Arctic Experience in Water/Sewer Operations or Construction preferred
Minimum Skills/Experience Required
Candidate must demonstrate a thorough comprehension of Water and Waste Water collection and treatment and regulatory requirements and possession of a Level II (level III preferred) Water and Wastewater Treatment Operator Certificate issued by the State of Alaska.
- Demonstrate an awareness and appreciation of the cultural diversity of the community.
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
- Micro-Nano filtration treatment experience--preferred.
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.
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 occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation 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. 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 Descendents, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V