A few intern and apprenticeship opportunities have surfaced and I thought I’d pass them along to you. One of them is with the local Piledrivers union. If you’d like to read more about the unions in Alaska, please visit the Union Job Info page on AlaskaPipelineJobInfo.com.

To apply for a position listed below you’ll need to submit your application/resume directly with the company advertising the opening. You cannot apply for a job through my website.

If asked where you heard about a job opening, please mention my website. Thanks!

Links for each employer can be found on the Job Resources page of www.AlaskaPipelineJobInfo.com Once on a company’s website look for a “jobs” or “career” link. When you find the position you're interested in, apply directly online with that company.


Operator Intern (multiple)

The Operator Intern will work with a team that operates one of the several production or utility facilities on the North Slope and will report to the Facility or Drillsite Supervisor. The intern will learn production, drillsite and maintenance process problem solving while taking safe corrective actions in order to meet business targets and HSE goals.

This is a temporary 10-12 week assignment for students enrolled in the Alaska Process Technology programs. Start date to be determined – May 2012.

  • Shareholder Relations Intern
  • Shareholder Records Intern
  • Communications Intern
  • Finance Intern
  • Accounting Intern
  • IT Intern
  • Legal Intern

These Doyon intern positions are based in Anchorage or Fairbanks. They are not on the slope.

However, Doyon is advertising for several full-time North Slope jobs in the areas of drilling, housekeeping, kitchen and clerical. All of their intern and regular jobs are posted on their website which you can link to from my Job Resources page.


USDOE Pipefitting Level I and II

Northern Industrial Training has been awarded a Federal grant through the US Department of Education Alaska Native Adult Education Program. NIT is currently recruiting participants for a Pipefitting Level I/II program.

Pipefitting Level I and Level II
Training dates: January 9 – February 24, 2012
Training location: Palmer, AK
Application deadline: December 30, 2011

Tuition, books, and materials fees are covered by the grant. Participants are responsible for any airfare costs and travel to and from Anchorage. Applicants must have a BIA or CIB card (proof of Alaska Native Blood).

For more information on this grant, contact Melissa Willis at melissa.willis@nitalaska.com


The Piledrivers, Bridge, Dock Builders and Divers Local 2520 are accepting applications for the 2012 apprenticeship program. Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2012, with classes beginning April 2, 2012.

The apprenticeship is a 4 year, 5200 hour program. Apprentices must go to school in Anchorage for a minimum of 144 hours each year and receive pay raises every 1300 hours of apprenticeship.

The Piledrivers and Divers Union will pay for schooling. Apprentices may have to pay for books, travel, and tools. Financial assistance is available for those that qualify.

Students must be able to pass drug and alcohol screening, be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma or GED, possess a valid driver’s license and be an Alaska resident.

Contact information for the Local 2520, and other Alaska unions, can be found under the Union Job Info link on my site.

Don't forget, if asked where you heard about a job opening, please mention my website. The more employers hear about AlaskaPipelineJobInfo.com the more opportunities I'll be able to bring your way.
For more information about these and other North Slope employers visit the Job Resources page of www.AlaskaPipelineJobInfo.com

Thanks everyone,