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Groundwater Sampling Environmental Professional - Los Alamos, NM

19400001098 Requisition #

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to do meaningful work that improves quality of life? At Tetra Tech, you will work with high-performing teams who are passionate about using their expertise to find solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. 


N3B is seeking a full time Groundwater Sampling Environmental Professional for the Los Alamos, NM office to support Groundwater Monitoring, Surface Water Monitoring, Drilling, Storm Water Corrective Actions, and/or Remediation Services. Compensation will be determined by relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.

  • Collect groundwater samples from monitoring wells, springs, and base flow locations while preparing detailed consistent documentation pursuant to the sampling plan

  • Lead and/or collaborate on a groundwater sampling team to complete field work promptly

  • Maintain quality control throughout the sampling process

  • Comply with all health and safety policies and practices

  • Maintain all groundwater sampling equipment to adhere to N3B quality standards

  • Assist the water program with sampler and Best Management Practices (BMP) inspections and maintenance, construction verifications, and work documentation

  • Perform reporting required by N3B quality standards including preparation of field summary reports and daily summary reports

  • Perform groundwater data analysis

  • Maintain wastewater inventory and database


  •    Bachelor's degree in watershed science, environmental science, geology, engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to analyze and develop innovative solutions to problems; and recommend approaches for new and improved processes. 

  • Ability to work with broad scopes with latitude to determine the optimal strategy to accomplish the objectives.

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented project environment

  • Ability to perform basic professional tasks.

  • Competency in language, communication, mathematical, and computer skills

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening

  • May require a physical fit-for-duty screen

 Preferred Requirements:

  • Familiarity and experience working with pressure systems (nitrogen tanks)
  • Familiarity with the LANL site and work environment

  • Experience with PFOS sampling protocols
  • Experience with electronics and componentry

  • Ability to attain and maintain a DOE Q clearance

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements (Moderate Work)

  • Good near and far vision is required
  • Required to stand; walk; and use hands to handle equipment, feel, and reach

  • Year-round field work, with exposure to the elements

  • Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

  • Infrequently required to hike several miles while carrying 20-40 lbs.

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients. 

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.


For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com, follow us on Twitter @TetraTech or like us on Facebook. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies


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