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Ahtna Kanas Spring 2022

Jessica Jacobsen on Working for Alyeska Pipeline

Jessica Jacobsen’s work on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) is just part of the way she makes an impact around our state and shares her knowledge and passion with others. Jessica grew up in the Ahtna region along TAPS and found opportunities with Alyeska scholarship partners to complete college, gain experience through internships, and find mentors in the industry while in school. In March she was promoted from Alyeska Pump Station Maintenance Planner to an Implementation Assurance Lead where she now serves as a Construction Manager. Jessica also gives back by holding leadership positions on boards that empower and inspire women professionals and youth. A video about Jessica’s life and work that played at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention can be viewed at

“Jessica Jacobsen is an Ahtna shareholder and an outstanding example of our workforce. She has a wealth of experience working along TAPS in many different capacities as both an employee and contractor.”
-Brigham McCown, former President, Alyeska Pipeline Service Company

“When I think about Jessica she used all of the tools. She got a mentor, she asked questions, she did career development. To me that showed that she was interested and wanted to go the extra mile and I think it really did pay off for her. I’m proud of her.”
-Tracey Mueller, Employee Relations and Recruiting Manager, Alyeska Pipeline Service Company