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Mechanical/Process Engineer at Sealaska

Mechanical/Process Engineer

Sealaska Los Alamos, NM Full-Time
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Overview

Sealaska Technical Services (STS) is a critical subcontractor on the N3B Los Alamos LLC team and will be providing 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. 

STS is currently seeking an experienced Mechanical or Process Engineer with 5-15 years of experience for immediate employment. Applicants should be a Registered Professional Engineer, New Mexico license preferred, experienced in water remediation system design and operation.

The successful applicant will become a member of our Los Alamos project team providing program management and technical services in support of the groundwater and surface water remediation program at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Los Alamos National Laboratory. The Process Engineer is expected to lead engineering design and compliance monitoring activities associated with groundwater and surface water remediation, prepare design and permitting documents, and support engineering and construction in a team-oriented project environment.

Los Alamos project scope includes:

  • Storm Water Corrective Actions
  • Groundwater Monitoring
  • Well Drilling
  • Surface Water Monitoring
  • RDX Contamination Remediation
  • Hexavalent Chromium Remediation

The project’s mission is to safely and efficiently complete the cleanup of legacy contamination and waste resulting from nuclear weapons development and government-sponsored nuclear research at the Los Alamos National Laboratory site.

Los Alamos, New Mexico is a scenic mountain town located 30 miles northwest of Santa Fe, built on mesa tops, with 360-degree views of canyons, mountains, forests and the New Mexico sky. Once part of the top-secret World War II Manhattan Project, the Los Alamos National Laboratory site has a rich history. In addition, an abundance of recreation opportunities are available year-round including hiking, mountain biking, skiing, golfing and swimming.  

Responsibilities
  • Lead engineering design for remediation activities including preparation of system flow diagrams, process mass balances, and Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs)
  • Prepare feasibility studies, design and implementation of pilot studies, development of construction and operation and maintenance cost estimates
  • Plan and implement field investigations
  • Conduct remedial alternatives analysis
  • Conduct treatability studies
  • Oversee project budget and costs-benefit analyses
  • Carry out site work including verification sampling, set up and commissioning of treatment systems
  • Conduct technical and sampling audits
  • Provide construction support including design changes and completion reports for each project
  • Maintain engineering configuration control of design documents
  • Support safety and quality audits and findings to confirm construction compliance and permit compliance
Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Chemical or Environmental Engineering from an accredited college or university.
  • 5-15 years’ experience; however, a combination of education and relevant experience is acceptable.
  • Registered Professional Engineer or expectation to receive registration within 6 months.
  • Experience with remediation feasibility studies, remediation system designs, construction and/or operation and maintenance
  • Familiarity or experience with the U.S. Department of Energy work environment is preferred but not mandatory

General:

  • The qualified candidate may be required to attain and maintain a DOE “Q” security clearance (must be a U.S. Citizen)
  • Individual must pass a pre-employment drug screen
  • This position may require a physical fit-for-duty screen

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements (Light Work)

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate

Light Work Category:

  • Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work
  • The employee exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects
  • The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; 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

 General:

  • 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 support one of more of the following departments, Groundwater Monitoring, Surface Water Monitoring, Drilling, Storm Water Corrective Actions, and/or Remediation Services
  • 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 as well

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, or age.

 

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