• Field Technician (Surface Water)

    City
    Los Alamos
    State
    NM
    Job ID
    2019-2269
  • Overview

    Sealaska Technical Services (STS) is a critical subcontractor on the N3B Los Alamos LLC team and will be providing program management and technical services in support of the ground & surface water monitoring program at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Los Alamos National Laboratory.

    STS is a full-service engineering and environmental consulting company with a worldwide reach in the areas of environmental monitoring and remediation, national security, systems engineering, data management and analytics for both federal and commercial customers. Sealaska is an Alaska Native Corporation founded in 1972 and established by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. 

    STS is currently seeking an experienced Field Technician (Surface Water). While working to achieve the N3B Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Contract (LLCC) objectives, will ensure all activities and operations are performed in a safe and deliberate manner; will maintain required safety, security and operational training; assure procedural and regulatory compliance; and make safety and security an integral part of every task; including taking the necessary steps to stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises security.

    Responsibilities

    • Collect samples from various locations and media including, monitoring wells, surface water and base flow locations

    • Maintain quality control throughout the sample collection process

    • Assist with installation of specialized equipment such as pressure transducers and collection of water level measurements

    • Maintain generators, trailers and pumps in the field

    • Provide forklift assistance as needed, with training provided

    • Ability to coordinate with, and willingness to take direction from, project leads as required

    • Interface with various professionals including safety, operations, security, quality and procurement

    • Support the program with site access, data validation, and report preparation, as needed

    • Comply with all health & safety policies and practices

    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Associate’s degree in engineering, science, or related technical discipline, or equivalent; however, a combination of education and relevant experience wherein the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the position’s duties and responsibilities have been adequately demonstrated is acceptable  

    • Familiarity and experience working with pressure systems (nitrogen tanks) desired

    • Valid driver’s license required

    • Mechanical aptitude desired

    • Skill and ability to perform basic tasks and to analyze and develop innovative solutions to problems

    • Ability to recommend approaches for new and improved processes

    • Ability to work with broad objectives, with latitude to determine the best way to accomplish tasks

    • Level of language skills, mathematical skills, communication skills, reasoning ability and computer skills necessary to perform essential functions of the job

    • Ability to work in a team-oriented project environment

    • Familiarity with the LANL site and work environment preferred

    Working Conditions and Physical Requirements (Light Work)

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate

    Light Work Category:

    • Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work
    • The employee exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects
    • The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms
    • The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision

     General:

    • This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; and nothing in this herein restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time
    • In this position the qualified candidate may support one of more of the following departments, Groundwater Monitoring, Surface Water Monitoring, Drilling, Storm Water Corrective Actions, and/or Remediation Services
    • The qualified candidate may be required to attain and maintain a DOE Q clearance
    • Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation
    • Individual must pass a pre-employment drug screen and accept all company policies
    • This position may require a physical fit-for-duty screen as well

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, or age.

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