Chromium Groundwater Remediation Operator

Los Alamos
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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 Chromium Groundwater Remediation Operator. While working to achieve N3B 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.


  • Support the operation of Chromium and RDX groundwater remediation field activities
  • Oversee all aspects of water system operation, maintenance and monitoring
  • Operate small water treatment system via computer-based SCADA program
  • Support the collection and transport of water samples
  • Monitor equipment such as pump motors, valves, meters, etc. for performance reliability
  • Troubleshoot and correct minor electrical and mechanical equipment problems
  • Keep and maintain records
  • Support for facility access, permits, and notifications
  • Provides interface with the Facility Operations Director to avoid conflicts with other site activities
  • Coordinates with site personnel and subcontractors conducting remediation activities
  • Coordinate with the technical lead as required
  • Ensure that all field sampling requirements are met to comply with permit requirements and technical objectives
  • Team with counterparts in groundwater monitoring and well drilling/maintenance areas to ensure coordination and elimination of potential technical conflicts
  • Complies with all health & safety policies and practices


  • Bachelor'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  
  • The career level of the position will be determined by the years of relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities; after a candidate, has been chosen
  • Complete understanding of principles, concepts and techniques in the field of general engineering
  • Skill and ability to perform complex professional 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.
  • Ability to lead certain aspects of a task or project
  • Ability to train and mentor more junior staff
  • 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
  • Employment for this position will be subject to all relevant laws, regulations, orders, and the like and may require full vaccination against COVID-19, weekly testing, or other precautionary measures. 

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements (Moderate 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

Moderate 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: Remediation, Groundwater Monitoring, Surface Water Monitoring, and/or Drilling.
  • 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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