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Tracking Code UIC Corporate
Job Code 19-1165
Posting Title Environmental Remediation General Manager
Post Date 11/13/2019
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Travel Up to 25%
City Seattle
State WA

Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) is the village corporation of Barrow, Alaska and one of Alaska’s top ten companies. We employ close to 3,000 people generating $450 million in revenues across the United States and the world. As a proud Alaska Native Corporation, our success brings tremendous growth and benefits to our 3,000 Iñupiaq shareholders. UIC’s diversified commercial and government services business lines include technical and professional services, engineering, manufacturing, maintenance, architecture, marine, regulatory consulting, construction, and operations supporting the community of Barrow. We recruit only qualified people looking to join a company with strong leadership, competent and hard-working staff, and a superior work environment. Our pay and benefits are competitive, and we differentiate UIC as an employer by investing in our employees’ professional development.

This position is responsible for the start up, business development, estimation, project execution and management of an environmental remediation company based in the Seattle area.
The General Manager is responsible for developing short and long-term business strategies to achieve the strategic objectives set by VP of UIC Government Construction and is held accountable for leading the creation and successful execution of annual business plans to deliver expected results for financial performance, shareholder value, and other objectives. Directs and leads activities of the organization to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of operations and maximize profits by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates:

• Oversees development and execution of a start up business and strategic plan for an environmental remediation company.
• Leads company, to include recruiting and supervising staff, identifying and pursuing opportunities, monitoring entity performance and providing coaching and direction.
• Provides technical direction and guidance to subordinates, enforces company and project policies, maintains close client interface, and ensures all facets of projects are constructed in accordance with design, budget, and schedule through subordinate managers and supervisors.
• Work directly with Finance departments for review of financial statements, sales and activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement for the overall company.
• Establish and implement policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, organization management and staff members as necessary.
• Determine staffing requirements, and oversee Personnel processes.
• Analyze the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
• Direct and monitor all business activities in which the company is involved.
• Identify emerging and existing business opportunities, establishes relationships and promote capabilities with key decision makers. Positions UIC to pursue and win new business.
• Prepare technical proposals and written means and methods of regulated material abatement and remediation work
• Prepare bid estimates
• Oversee and manage implementation of decommissioning/remediation field work
• Develop environmental site remediation capabilities and business for the firm encompassing both private and public markets.
• Must be able to market and develop work in the region.
• Must have strong managerial and business skills.
• A solid understanding of staffing requirements and skills needed for organizational performance.
• Understanding of cost accounting, budgetary practices, human resource management, and strategic planning.
• Must manage and forecast revenue growth, and company goals and staffing requirements.
• Must have an understanding of Alaska Native, American Indian and multicultural working environments.
• Experience in change management and a demonstrated ability to strike the balance between business goals and cultural values.
• Demonstrated consistent adherence to the highest degree of ethical conduct
• Ability to make effective strategic decisions efficiently.
• Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; and the ability to build and maintain effective interpersonal working relationships wish superiors, peers, and subordinates.
• A minimum of ten (10) years of experience in environmental remediation field with progressive increases in the size and scope of responsibilities.
• Track record of leading organizations to grow, be profitable, and deliver expected or greater returns to shareholders.
• Demonstrated experience performing on heavy civil soils remediation projects
• Demolition experience preferred
Seattle office with regular travel throughout the Lower 48 as needed.
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

A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Administration, Project Management, or other relevant field. Experience of comparable value may be substituted for the education requirement.

  • 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.
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  • 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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