Hydrologist (Storm and Surface Water Monitoring)
Hydrologist (Storm Water and Surface Water Monitoring)
Sealaska Technical Services (STS) 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.
STS is a full-service engineering and environmental consulting company with a worldwide reach in the areas of environmental monitoring and remediation, national security, systems engineering, data management and analytics for both federal and commercial customers. Sealaska is an Alaska Native Corporation founded in 1972 and established by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.
About this Role:
STS is currently seeking a Hydrologist to support the Storm Water and Surface Water Monitoring Projects under the N3B Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Contract (LLCC). The Hydrologist will be responsible for the completion of field and office work including; maintenance of stream gaging stations and sampling equipment, data validation and analysis, technical report development, collection of storm and surface water samples, and coordination with T2S subcontractors supporting these projects. The Hydrologist 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; including taking the necessary steps to pause or stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises security.
The Hydrologist will be responsible for the completion of field and office work including maintenance of stream gaging stations and sampling equipment, data validation and analysis, technical report development, collection of storm and surface water samples, and coordination with T2S subcontractors supporting these projects. The Hydrologist 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; including taking the necessary steps to pause or stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises security.
• Tasks will vary daily between office and field work.
• Monitor telemetered stream and precipitation gaging stations.
• Support data validation and verification processes for real-time data collection at stream and precipitation gages
• Assist in writing technical reports including data analysis, developing technical content, and reviewing documents as needed.
• Interact with staff and subcontractors to establish and maintain gaging stations, review operation and maintenance of gaging stations, develop rating curves, and ensure established procedures are being followed.
• Assist with collection of remote sensing data
• Comply with all health & safety policies and practices.
• Comply with all site access and security requirements.
• Other duties as assigned
• Familiarity with stream and precipitation gaging station equipment, including radio and cellular telemetry, preferred.
• Familiarity with data verification and validation and quality assurance and quality control procedures.
• Self-motivated professional who demonstrates strong time management, organization, and communication skills.
• Level of language skills, mathematical skills, communication skills, reasoning ability and computer skills necessary to perform essential functions of the job.
• Valid driver’s license required.
• Ability to work in a team-oriented project environment.
• Familiarity with the LANL site, access requirements, general employee requirements, and work environment preferred.
Education and Experience:
• Bachelor's degree in science, engineering, or related technical discipline.
• Five years of relevant experience.
• Experience with field hydrology methods and practices
Working Conditions and Physical Demands
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 more than 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 $75,000.00
- Max Hiring Rate $90,000.00
- Sealaska Technical Services, LLC, 1200 Trinity Drive, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America