Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) manages the 10-year, $1.6 billion Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Contract for the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Environmental Management, Los Alamos Field Office.
N3B is a limited liability company owned by HII Nuclear Inc. and BWX Technologies, joined by our critical subcontractors Longenecker and Associates and Tech2 Solutions.
N3B brings operational discipline, proven approaches and predictable results to the Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Contract.
This position is located in Los Alamos, New Mexico.
Los Alamos is a tight-knit mountain community that consistently ranks as one of Livability.com’s Best Small Towns in America. For two years in a row, Los Alamos County has ranked as the healthiest county in the nation according to a U.S. News report. The city is a top spot for outdoor enthusiasts as it has more than 120 hiking and biking trails, and residents enjoy easy access to the Pajarito Mountain Ski Area. Thanks to the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos’ presence in the area, Los Alamos also has a college-town vibe that’s a major draw for young professionals, families and retirees.
Provides technical advice and guidance as assigned by management. Typical job responsibilities include assisting and supporting management in evaluating a variety of technical, scientific, or engineering issues and advising management regarding feasibility, effectiveness, risk, compliance, operational impact and related considerations. The specific work assignment may include duties or activities that assist and support management in one or more of the following functional areas, in addition to other duties as assigned.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities (may include, but are not limited to):
Provides technical evaluation, analysis and guidance to the N3B team in regards to the Groundwater Remediation Program
Consults with management personnel to define the operational issues, needs, and solutions
Defines and directs/performs research / experiments / studies, as necessary, to obtain meaningful data
Analyzes available data, defines data gaps, to provide information and insight regarding the research issue
20+ years of technical, hands-on experience with groundwater remediation, numerical modeling and risk based adaptive management remediation strategies
directly applicable experience dealing with state and federal regulators
demonstrated project management and field operations experience
Education and Experience Required:
PhD or Master's degree in Hydrology, Science, Engineering, or related geo-science discipline, or equivalent combined with 20 years’ relative experience.
Serves as primary technical lead on projects or programs. Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations. Serves as support to management and acts as external spokesperson for the organization on major matters pertaining to the program’s plans and objectives.
Effects of decisions are long-lasting and heavily influence the future course of the program. Decisions affect the financial and public relations posture of the organization. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would normally result in failure to achieve goals critical to the major objectives of the organization.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
Normally assigned to perform work in an office environment. Only electrical hazards and other minor potential hazards normally found in an office environment are anticipated. Job performance requires adequate visual acuity and manual dexterity for meeting the requirements of the discipline. Office work environment.
Safety, Security, and Quality
While working to achieve N3B LLCC objectives, the Technical Advisor 6 will ensure all activities and operations are performed in a safe and deliberate manner to include protecting the confidentiality and integrity of Personally Identifiable Information (PII). This role will maintain required safety, security and operational training; assure procedural and regulatory compliance; and make safety, security and quality an integral part of every task; including taking the necessary steps to stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises security.
Diversity & Inclusiveness
N3B is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
N3B will ensure no applicant for employment or employee is denied equal opportunity because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs.