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Environmental Scientist 2021-051-HSPS-CF

Location : Los Alamos, NM
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Reference Code : 2021-051-HSPS-CF
Start Date : 03/08/2021
End Date : 09/30/2021
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5
Required Education : B.S.-Geosciences, Environmental Sciences or Engineering
Travel : Yes
Relocation : No

Job Description :

HukariAscendent is a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned, Small Business specializing in comprehensive engineering and technical support services associated with commercial nuclear power and other Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear activities. 

We are seeking an Environmental Professional to fill the role of Shift Operations Manager (SOM) and is required to provide management and oversight of maintenance and construction activities for the N3B ER organization. Specific tasks include the following:

  • Oversee development and authorization of work for assigned storm water and surface water projects.

  • Assist with the development of work activities, and schedules associated with work scope.

  • Develop, establish and maintain relationships with all M&O FODs where ER performs work.

  • Develop and administer N3B ER Project Preparedness Reviews to ensure Project requirements are defined and implemented.

  • Ensure project activities have been planned and have proper controls prior to placing work on the ER Plan-of-the-Day.

  • Identify and correct deficiencies associated with implementation of the surface water and storm water program.

  • Ensure N3B policies for field execution are implemented.

  • Assist in development of the IWCP process and associated work packages.

  • Assist SOM’s as a backup as assigned.

  • Participate in Fact Findings and contribute to resolutions of corrective actions as assigned.

The Environmental Scientist is required to attend Pre-Job Briefings for all assigned storm water and surface water activities, verify equipment resources for projects, review and approve IWCP work control documents.

Work Location: N3B office and project site locations

Required Qualifications :

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree combined with 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 demonstrate. A degree in Geosciences, Environmental Sciences or Engineering is preferred.

Special Requirements:

  •  Demonstrated skill and ability to perform critical strategic tasks and to interpret broad strategic requirements and develop and execute plans to satisfy them.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of principles, concepts of facility operations techniques, with knowledge of environmental regulations.

  • Proven ability to organize own work independently in order to meet established objectives, using discretion in performing duties.

  • Demonstrated ability to oversee operational activities for programs and projects in the organization.

  • Demonstrated ability to oversee self-performed and subcontracted operational activities.

  • Demonstrated ability to have major impact on organizational success and productivity.

  • Advanced skills for effective communication at the highest levels.

  • Ability to cultivate a close relationship with multiple organizations to understand their needs, respond quickly to their requests, and provide feedback in a timely manner.

  • Demonstrated history of encouraging and mentoring other staff.

  • Mathematical skills necessary to perform essential functions of the job.

  • Proficient in MS Office to include MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong organizational, time management, attention to detail and analytical skills, with the ability to exercise independent judgment.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:  Physical requirements conducive to a normal office environment. Job performance requires adequate visual acuity and manual dexterity for meeting the requirements of the discipline. Light work involves lifting no more than 20 pounds at a time with frequent lifting or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds.


HukariAscendent offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid time off.


Opportunities with HukariAscendent change frequently.  For a complete listing of our current openings, please visit our website at https://www.hukari.com.


HukariAscendent is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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