Clyde Cossette Joins UIC Design, Plan, Build as Health, Safety, Environment and Training Manager
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Anchorage, Alaska – UIC Design, Plan, Build is pleased to announce that Clyde Cossette has accepted the position of Health, Safety, Environment and Training (HSET) Manager. Cossette works to grow and foster a “safety first” environment, empowering employees to undertake all projects with an emphasis on safe work practices.
“Clyde’s experience working in the oilfields of the North Slope, combined with his personal commitment to safety and maintaining a healthy workforce is invaluable,” says UIC Design, Plan, Build President Dave Pfeifer. “He has a deep respect for the Iñupiat culture and its emphasis on healthy and responsible work practices, and that makes him a highly valuable asset to our team.”
Prior to joining the UIC Design, Plan, Build team, Cossette spent nearly a decade working on the Kuparuk Oilfield, performing in a variety of health and safety-based capacities. Most recently, he served as General Foreman, where he managed a team of 70 employees. Cossette holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from the College of St. Scholastica in Minnesota and has earned a number of health and safety certifications throughout a career spanning nearly 30 years.
UIC Design Plan Build is a part of the Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) family of companies and plays a key role in a broad range of construction and design projects around the globe, including arctic project management and onshore, near-shore, and offshore oil spill prevention and response services; environmental remediation, camp services, equipment maintenance and training, and asset management.