Environmental Professional - Groundwater Monitoring
Job Title: Environmental Professional - Groundwater Monitoring
The Environmental Professional will complete sample collection, including bottle set preparation, instrument calibration, relinquishing samples to the N3B Sample Management Office (SMO) for processing, and completion of paperwork. Other responsibilities may 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 all operational training; assure procedural and regulatory compliance; and make safety and security an integral part of every task, including taking the necessary steps to pause or stop work if continuing the task is unsafe or compromises security.
• Collect groundwater samples from monitoring wells, springs, and base flow locations while preparing 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 pumps in the field
• Use and maintain water quality meters and calibration logbooks
• Maintain all groundwater sampling equipment in adherence to applicable quality standards
• Ability to coordinate with, and willingness to take direction from project leads as required
• Support the project with requesting site access, data tabulation, and report preparation, as needed
• Comply with all health & safety policies and practices
• Other duties in support of the Water Program as assigned
• Mechanical aptitude desired
• Skill and 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
• 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
• Familiarity with RCRA waste management practices and sample planning desired
• Familiarity with the LANL site and work environment preferred
• Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
• Experience with government contracts preferred but not required
• Broadly applied software including Microsoft Office.
Education and Experience:
• Associate 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
• Familiarity and experience working with pressure systems (nitrogen tanks and gages) desired
• Valid driver’s license required
The physical and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• 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 30 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 work in the outdoors, and at times may include walking and hiking several miles while carrying equipment weighing approximately 30 lbs.
This description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position. It is intended to accurately reflect the activities and requirements of the position, but duties may be added, deleted, or modified, as necessary. This description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
- Pay Type Salary
- Min Hiring Rate $58,000.00
- Max Hiring Rate $65,000.00
- Sealaska Technical Services, LLC, 1200 Trinity Drive, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America