• Stormwater Design Engineer

    Los Alamos
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  • 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 Civil or Environmental Engineer with 5-15 years of experience for immediate employment. Applicants should be a Registered Professional Engineer New Mexico licensed preferred, experienced in stormwater design.


    The successful applicant will become a member of our Los Alamos project team providing program management and technical services in support of the surface water and groundwater monitoring program at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Los Alamos National Laboratory. The Stormwater Design Engineer is expected to lead the design of surface water corrective measures, perform surface water evaluation and data analysis/visualization, prepare design and permitting documents, and support engineering and construction in a team-oriented project environment.


    Los Alamos project scope includes:

    • Storm Water Corrective Actions
    • Groundwater Monitoring
    • Well Drilling
    • Surface Water Monitoring
    • RDX Contamination Remediation
    • Hexavalent Chromium Remediation

    The project’s mission is to safely and efficiently complete the cleanup of legacy contamination and waste resulting from nuclear weapons development and government-sponsored nuclear research at the Los Alamos National Laboratory site.


    Los Alamos, New Mexico is a scenic mountain town located 30 miles northwest of Santa Fe, built on mesa tops, with 360-degree views of canyons, mountains, forests and the New Mexico sky. Once part of the top-secret World War II Manhattan Project, the Los Alamos National Laboratory site has a rich history. In addition, an abundance of recreation opportunities are available year-round including hiking, mountain biking, skiing, golfing and swimming.  


    • Lead design of storm water corrective actions, development of construction, operations, and maintenance cost estimates
    • Conduct remedial alternative analysis
    • Prepare design documents for the corrective measures that are implemented
    • Provide construction support including design changes and completion reports for each project
    • Maintain engineering configuration control of design documents
    • Perform surface water evaluation and data analysis/visualization
    • Support safety and quality audits and findings to confirm construction compliance and permit coordination
    • Maintain the water sampling and analysis plan
    • Assign analytical processing requirements for water samples retrieved



    • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering from an accredited college or university.
    • 5-15 years’ experience; however, a combination of education and relevant experience is acceptable.
    • Registered Professional Engineer or expectation to receive registration within 6 months.
    • Experience with AutoCAD 3D® civil and ArcGIS® software tools.
    • Familiarity or experience with the U.S. Department of Energy work environment is preferred but not mandatory


    • The qualified candidate may be required to attain and maintain a DOE “Q” security clearance (must be a U.S. Citizen)
    • Individual must pass a pre-employment drug screen
    • This position may require a physical fit-for-duty screen

    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


    • 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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