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Environmental Professional (Aqueous Geochemist) Los Alamos, NM

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Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are collaborating with industry-leading experts for a sustainable future for our world. We combine consulting and engineering with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world’s most complex challenges. Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technical specialists.


Apply today and join the company that is Leading with Science®.


Tech2 Solutions (T2S) is a critical subcontractor on the N3B Los Alamos LLC team and provides 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. Additionally, we are a full-service engineering and environmental consulting company with a worldwide reach in the areas of environmental monitoring and remediation, systems engineering, data management and analytics for both federal and commercial customers.


T2S is currently seeking an experienced Environmental Professional (Aqueous Geochemist)   to support the Water Programs in areas of groundwater monitoring and aquifer testing associated with the Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Contract (LLCC) at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration’s Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL).



·         Conducting geochemical investigations associated with groundwater, surface water, wastes, and geological materials.

·         Validating, management and analysis of geochemical data using working knowledge of aqueous geochemistry and an understanding of laboratory analytical methods

·         Conducting water quality and geochemical modeling

·         Preparing presentations that interpret geochemical trends.

·         Synthesizing hydrogeological and environmental data from field investigations and technical reports

·         Developing subsurface hydro-geochemical conceptual site models.

·         Analyzing historical contaminant releases and associated geochemical trends in springs, perched water zones, and groundwater.

·         Developing sampling and analysis plans.



·         Bachelor or Graduate degree in Geology, Geochemistry, or related field, with a focus on aqueous geochemistry and 2 to 3 years of professional experience in geochemistry, consulting or an adjacent professional field.

·         3 to 5 years of experience as an aqueous geochemist or hydrogeologist.

·         Knowledge of geology, geochemistry, mineralogy, hydrology, and/or chemical hydrogeology.

·         Experience with data management and statistical tools (e.g., Python, R).

·         Experience with geochemical and water quality modeling (e.g, PHREEQC, Geochemist’s Workbench).

·         Ability to convey technical results to a broad range of audiences.

·         Capable self-leadership with attention to detail, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a collaborative work environment.

·         Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team.

·         A pre-employment drug screen in compliance with federal regulations is required, along with a physical if needed.

·         Must possess a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record without restrictions.


Other Desirable Knowledge and Experience:

·         Familiarity with the LANL site, access requirements, general employee requirements, and work environment preferred.

·         Knowledge of health & safety policies and practices.

·         Individual must pass a pre-employment drug screen and accept all company policies.

·         This position may also require a physical fit-for-duty screen.

 At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success. Tetra Tech’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including public health orders and regulations that are mandated by local, state, provincial, federal, international authorities, and clients.

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 550 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—27,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

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Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech’s core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.


At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting http://www.tetratech.com/en/benefits 


Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.


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