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Environmental Professional (Groundwater Monitoring) 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.


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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 Environmental Professional to support the Groundwater Monitoring Project under the N3B Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Contract (LLCC). The Environmental Professional will be responsible for sample collection, bottle set preparation, instrument calibration,  and detailed note-taking. Responsibilities include purge water management and may also include generating sampling calendars, daily status reports, and field summary reports. The Environmental Professional 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. Proper execution of safe work operations will include taking the necessary steps to pause or stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises sample quality or security.



·         Collect groundwater samples from monitoring wells, springs, and base flow locations while recording detailed documentation pursuant to the sampling plan.

·         Maintain quality control throughout the sample collection process.

·         Assist with installation of pressure transducers and collection of water level measurements.

·         Operate generators, trailers, and a variety of sampling equipment in the field.

·         Calibrate, use and maintain water quality meters and complete calibration logbooks.

·         Maintain all groundwater sampling equipment in adherence to applicable quality and maintenance standards.

·         Coordinate with and take direction from project leads as required.

·         Support projects as necessary by requesting site access, tabulating data, and consolidating data into field summary reports.

·         Comply with all health & safety policies.

·         Use a transfer pump and manage poly tanks to support purge water storage and disposition.

·         Other duties in support of the Water Program as assigned.



·         Associate’s degree in engineering, science, or related technical discipline, or equivalent. 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 and gages) preferred.

·         Familiarity with driving or willingness to learn to drive a full sized pickup with trailer preferred.

·         Mechanical aptitude preferred.

·         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.

·         Ability to communicate effectively with team members and project lead both orally and via written content.

·         Ability to perform basic mathematical computations.

·         Familiarity with computer programs including Word and Excel required.

·         Ability to work in a team-oriented project environment.

·         Familiarity with RCRA waste management practices and sample planning desired

·         Familiarity with the LANL site and work environment preferred.

·         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.


Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

·         While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate effectively with field team members.

·         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 30 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Will also be carrying up to 35 pounds while hiking.

·         The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; hike; 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 position will be required to occasionally work in the outdoors, and at times may include walking and hiking several miles while carrying equipment weighing approximately 35 lbs.

·         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 also support one or more of the following projects within the N3B Water Program: Stormwater/IP Inspection, Surface Water Monitoring, Drilling, Storm Water Corrective Actions, and/or Groundwater Remediation

·         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.


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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