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Groundwater Monitoring Team Lead - Los Alamos, NM

19400002090 Requisition #

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 a Groundwater Monitoring Team Lead  who will be responsible for coordinating personnel, resources, and materials to ensure that project work tasks are completed expeditiously in a safe, high quality, and cost-effective manner. The Groundwater Monitoring Team Lead oversees daily operations and staffing needs, to meet the expectations of the Environmental Remediation Water Program customers and management.



·         Responsible for daily implementation of a large scale, site-wide groundwater monitoring project, waste/purge water management, and equipment maintenance.

·         Coordinates staffing and activities to ensure scheduling of work assignments, setting of priorities, and maintains close direction of team members.

·         Evaluates and verifies task completion through the review of completed work assignments.

·         Maintains project worksite in compliance with applicable work documents for health, safety, fire and environmental codes and regulations; initiates required corrective actions.

·         Provides appropriate and proactive notifications to other departments of planned activities and support needs and notifications from other departments, are coordinated and that planned activities have no adverse impact to project schedule, scope or budget.

·         Coordinates staff schedules to cover operational hours of the organization.

·         Coordinates procurement requests for supplies and equipment with appropriate staff and management.

·         Provides input into the development of long-range budget and planning information.

·         Resolves issues related to successful conduct of operations.

·         Verifies the implementation of, and adherence to required safety and quality programs by staff.

·         Interacts primarily with T2S staff and management, and coordinates with N3B Operations staff on the logistics of conducting fieldwork.

·         Other duties, as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

·         Ability to perform critical strategic tasks skillfully and to interpret broad strategic requirements and develop and execute plans to satisfy them.

·         Ability to have significant impact on organizational success and productivity, with broad latitude for independent judgment.

·         Ability to communicate effectively.

·         Ability to train and mentor junior staff. 

·         Can be viewed as an expert within a specialty and as highly knowledgeable within the broad discipline, both internally and externally.

·         Possess an advanced level of communication, reasoning, problem solving and interpersonal skills necessary to perform essential functions of the job.

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

·         Familiarity with the LANL site, access requirements, general employee requirements, 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.


Education and Experience Required:

·         Bachelor's degree in Science, Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent, and 5 years of related experience; 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.


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.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


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