Careers

 
 


We are proud of our deep and long-standing ties with the surrounding community. Our management has extensive knowledge of the local market and has been actively involved in the construction industry for over 40 years. Colaska, Inc. is an integral part of a strong "global" family in one of the fastest and most stable industries in the Alaskan community. Colaska attracts highly capable, diverse, innovative people and we recognize their efforts and contributions to the company. We strive to ensure a pleasant and safe work environment with trust and mutual respect and the company is always searching for the brightest people to accompany us in our journey to be the best. Colaska offers competitive salaries and provides a wide range of benefits designed to meet your needs.

 

Colaska recruits for positions in the state of Alaska. We place employees in positions with our subsidiaries across the state-our benefits are very competitive. Travel, mainly to and within Alaska to visit operating companies and job sites, will be a likely part of the job.


Our Student Internship Program

 

The Internship Program at Colaska is designed to provide you with practical construction experience that will supplement your education. This work experience will allow you the opportunity to expand your knowledge of the construction industry through hands-on project involvement. As an intern with Colaska, you will be involved and have specific project responsibilities assigned to you. From the first day on the job you will find specific projects and responsibilities assigned to you. Daily activities will enable you to experience construction processes and management methods first hand. Supervisors and project staff will structure your work efforts to help you learn about construction management methods while you contribute directly to the completion of a quality project. Colaska accepts the responsibility to provide work assignments with increasing challenge and responsibility based on your abilities and education. The assignments are expected to be in a variety of situations that allow you to develop technically, broaden your practical background, and explore your own interests. Intern opportunities are available within each of Colaska's different construction divisions. During your internship with Colaska you may be assigned to work with a union construction crew in a field situation. This field experience will provide you with a hands-on, fundamental approach to the construction industry. You may also be assigned as an assistant in one of the following areas: Project Management and Engineering, Project Supervision and Estimating. Colaska believes that these experiences are essential to the understanding of how the organization operates. To be considered for our internship program, students should have completed at least one year of college and submit a resume for consideration. If you are a student or a school interested in our internship program, we would like to hear from you.

 

Our Human Resources Commitments

 

Based on strong values, the aim of Colaska’s Human Resources policy is to ensure the Group’s profitable and balanced development by fostering, mobilizing and retaining talents and allowing them to flourish as part of our teams. Our efforts are concentrated on providing human resource services such as employee and labor relations, recruitment, training, internal promotion and mobility, risk prevention and managing our teams.


Our commitments in the following five areas contribute to making Colaska a benchmark in its sectors:


  • An ambitious recruitment policy founded on diversity: we seek to attract and hire the very best, looking at the requirements of the future, rejecting discrimination of any kind and embracing diversity within the Group.

  • A sustained training program: our training policy aims to pass on the Group’s know-how and culture, and tailor skills to meet new challenges.

  • Improved internal promotion and job mobility: we do all we can to encourage upward social mobility, planning ahead and satisfying people’s aspirations for geographical and job mobility.

  • Increasingly effective risk prevention: we are energetically and imaginatively committed to protecting the lives and the health of our employees.

  • Team management based on respect and trust: we train our site supervisors in people management.

 

For Employment Opportunities

 

Colaska offers a range of jobs in each of our business areas. We are constantly looking for skilled applicants with experience and/or education in but not limited to the following fields: Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Accounting, Office Administration, Computer Science/Management Information, Business and Commerce, Marketing, Human Resources, Environmental Studies, Soil Mechanics and Geology, Heavy Duty Mechanics, Welding and Fabrication, Equipment and Inventory Management, Paving Equipment Operators and Skilled Labor.

Colaska offers interesting and challenging work and we offer excellent opportunities for individual growth and development.

Colaska, Inc. offers our employees competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and programs designed to promote individual health, wellness and quality of life. We value well-being of our employees.


Our benefits include:


  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401k Plan
  • Performance-Based Bonus
  • Tuition Assistance Plan

 

Colaska is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, Military / Female / Veteran / Disability drug-free employer.