• UIC Government Services and the Bowhead Family of Companies
  • Wainwright, AK
  • Jun 10, 2021

Job Description

Tracking Code UIC Construction, LLC Job Code 21-0833 Posting Title Carpenter Post Date 6/9/2021 Full Time / Part-Time Full Time Travel Up to 75% City Wainwright State AK Description UIC Construction, LLC specializes in construction projects in remote locations involving dynamic challenges of extreme climate, complicated logistics, and the absence of locally available skilled labor. During the company’s 30-plus years of working in Alaska and abroad, UIC Construction has completed more than $1 billion in construction representing a variety of project types and sizes. UIC Construction’s capabilities include the following services: Arctic construction; preconstruction planning and estimating; remote site logistics; design/build and fixed-price construction; Native American/Alaska Native employment and training; and pre-engineered metal buildings. JOB SUMMARY Perform tasks involving all type of craft skill on a commercial construction project. Primary duties will include to read and interpret plans and specifications, raise, place and unite iron or steel girders, columns, and other structural members to form completed structural frameworks. In addition carpenter skills to include but is not limited to erect metal storage tanks and assemble prefabricated metal buildings. to concrete forms, building framework, window and door frames, casework, siding, drywall, roofing, insulation, or other duties as assigned. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Read and interpret plans specifications. Must be able to perform as detailed in the plans and specifications. • Connect columns, beams, and girders with bolts, following blueprints and instructions from supervisors. • Bolt aligned structural steel members in position for permanent riveting, bolting, or welding into place. • Fasten structural steel members to hoist cables, using chains, cables, or rope. • Verify and maintain vertical and horizontal alignment of structural steel members, using plumb bobs, laser equipment, transits, or levels. • Hoist steel beams, girders, or columns into place, using cranes or signals hoisting equipment operators to lift and position structural steel members. • Cut, bend or weld steel pieces, using metal shears, torches, or welding equipment. • Erect metal or precast concrete components for structures, such as buildings, bridges, dams, towers, storage tanks, fences, or highway guard rails. • Force structural steel members into final positions, using turnbuckles, crowbars, jacks, or hand tools. • Pull, push, or pry structural steel members into approximate positions for bolting into place. • Unload and position prefabricated steel units for hoisting as needed. • Drive drift pins through rivet holes to align rivet holes in structural steel members with corresponding holds in previously placed members. • Assemble hoisting equipment or rigging, such as cables, pulleys, or hooks, to move heavy equipment or materials. • Fabricate metal parts, such as steel frames, columns, beams, or girders, according to blueprints or instructions from supervisors. • Ride on girders or other structural steel members to position them or use rope to guide them into position. • Dismantle structures or equipment. • Hold rivets while riveters use air hammers to form heads on rivets. • Insert sealing strips, wiring, insulating material, ladders, flanges, gauges, or valves depending on types of structures being assembled. • Place blocks under reinforcing bars used to reinforce floors. • Communicate with customers and suppliers. • Additional duties as assigned. Requirements Required Skills: • Must have comprehensive working knowledge of installing structural and reinforcing iron and steel to form and support buildings and bridges, with 5+ years of ironwork experience. • Must be able to study and interpret specifications in blueprints, sketches, or building plans to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and materials required. • Install metal structural components. • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment. • Verify alignment of structures or equipment. • Signal equipment operators to indicate proper equipment positioning. • Cut metal components for installation. • Weld metal components. • Position structural components. • Load or unload materials used in construction or extraction. • Assemble temporary equipment or structures. • Fabricate parts or components. • Dismantle equipment or temporary structures. • Assist skilled contraction or extraction personnel. • Install insulation in equipment or structures. • Install gauges or controls. • Install electrical components, equipment, or systems. • Position safety or support equipment. • Inspect equipment, structures or material. • Ability to obtain information from all relevant sources. • Perform general physical activities. • Operate vehicles, mechanized devices, or equipment. • Control machines and processes. • Ability to identify information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events. • Ability to develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work. • Communicate with supervisors, peers, or subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person. • Analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems. • Drafting, laying out, and specifying technical devices, parts and equipment. • Perform independently without direct supervision. • Ability to operate basic construction equipment, such as forklifts and loaders. • 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. • Not been terminated within the past 6 months of employment with UIC or its family of companies. • Work well with in a team setting. • Must be able to have good motion of range for body and limbs. • Be able to reach in all directions. • Handle and manipulate objects and material. • Coordinate the movement of eyes, hands, feet and fingers to complete assigned tasks. • Perform prolonged standing (2-3 hour intervals). • Able to utilize adequate visual skills. • Able to utilize adequate hearing skills. Required Experience: • Must have comprehensive working knowledge of ironwork. • 5+ years of ironwork experience. • Must possess and maintain current driver’s license. • Must have a punctual work history. • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. + UIC and its Family of Companies 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. + Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. + Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCPhere ( . + 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)