Project Manager - Drilling

Sealaska Technical Services, LLC, 1200 Trinity Drive, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America Req #268
Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Job Title: Project Manager - Drilling

Job Summary:
Project Manager – Drilling 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 stop work if continuing the job is unsafe or compromises security.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
•    Assists with interviews, hires, and training new staff. 
•    Oversees the daily workflow of the department.
•    Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations.  
•    Handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy. 

•    The Project Manager for drilling is assigned the responsibility for confirming that the procedures being implemented follow their section technical requirements.
•    Develops, coordinates and reviews preparedness documents, reports and other submittals to confirm the content meets project requirements within schedule and budget.
•    Interacts with and supports the Program Manager to provide technical direction for their section and expedient communication of project details.
•    Tracks project cost, schedule and variance with assistance from the Project Management Office, the Drilling STR, and the Program Manager.
•    Broad applied knowledge of principles, concepts and techniques in the field of environmental health & safety.
•    Skill and ability to perform complex professional tasks independently with little instruction.
•    Ability to work within established policies and procedures, using independent judgment and ingenuity.
•    Coordinates and manages field personnel and activities to maintain scope, cost and schedule.
•    Manage drilling and pump subcontractors to minimize cost and meet schedule.
•    Communicates with and maintains positive relationships with all support and client entities.
•    Support Consent Order compliance for Groundwater Program.
•    Capable of quickly developing and reviewing drilling scope of work, request for proposals and review of contracts in support of procurement. 
•    A Project Manager is responsible for confirming that procedures being implemented comply with the environmental, safety, health, quality and technical requirements. 
•    Level of language skills, mathematical skills, communication skills, reasoning ability and computer skills necessary to perform essential functions of the job.
•    Complies with all health & safety policies and practices.
•    Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities: 
•    Skill and ability to perform critical strategic tasks and to interpret broad strategic requirements and develop and execute plans to satisfy them.
•    Ability to have major impact on organizational success and productivity, with extensive latitude for independent judgment.
•    Ability to communicate effectively at the highest levels.
•    Ability to contribute functional expertise to business proposal initiatives.
•    Ability to develop and lead large-sized projects, including defining scope, objectives and methods.
•    Ability to train and mentor junior staff.
•    Can be viewed as an expert within a specialty and as highly competent within the broad discipline, both internally and externally.
•    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 the LANL site and work environment preferred including other DOE environmental sites.
•    Familiarity with EVMS and P6 systems preferred.
•    PMP certification or training preferred.

Education and Experience: 
•    Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Management, Environmental Science, Engineering or related field; however, a combination of education and/or relevant experience wherein the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the position’s duties and responsibilities have been adequately demonstrated is acceptable.  
•    At least 10 years’ experience related to drilling/pump/environmental project management.  The career level of the position will be determined by the years of relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities after a candidate has been chosen.
•    Water well drilling and pump experience is preferred.
•    Sufficient practical knowledge of environmental sciences to understand and utilize scientific data.
•    A Pre-employment drug screen in compliance with state regulations is required.
•    Must possess a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record without restrictions.

Working Conditions:
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 Demands: 
•    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk, use hands to finger, handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; bending or crouching; talk or hear. 
•    Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 
•    Some lifting of files, opening cabinets. 
•    Bending or standing as necessary.
•    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.

Work Environment: 
•    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.

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. 

Who is Sealaska? Established in 1972, Sealaska is the Alaska Native regional corporation for Southeast Alaska. Our 23,000 shareholders are Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian people with more than 10,000 years of ancestral ties to the oceans, forests and communities of Southeast Alaska. We serve the twin goals of economic prosperity and environmental protection. Sealaska Technical Services, LLC is a subsidiary of Sealaska.
We are committed to providing the best possible climate for maximum development and goal achievement for all our employees.  As a subsidiary of a Native-owned company, Sealaska Technical Services, LLC is proud to promote an inclusive and diverse workplace, with respect for the cultural traditions in the communities where we operate.
Sealaska Technical Services, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to age, sex, race, national origin, religion, marital status or physical disability.  However, preference may be extended to an enrolled member of a federally-recognized Indian Tribe*
*“Indian Tribe” means an Indian Tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Alaska Native village or regional or village corporation as defined in or established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (85 Stat. 668; 43 U.S.C. 1601) which is recognized as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $120,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $140,000.00
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  • Sealaska Technical Services, LLC, 1200 Trinity Drive, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America