Subcontract Technical Representative - Los Alamos, NM

Tetra Tech, Inc. Los Alamos , NM 87544

Posted 3 months ago

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to do meaningful work that improves quality of life? At Tetra Tech, you will work with high-performing teams who are passionate about using their expertise to find solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

We are currently seeking a Subcontract Technical Representative (STR) to manage subcontractor performance of ground and surface water monitoring, well drilling and other tasks as assigned. This position will be responsible for supporting project managers and subcontract administrators throughout the life of assigned subcontracts.

The successful candidate shall work with various organizations on and around the Los Alamos National Laboratory site and verify compliance with subcontract requirements including Training, Security, Environmental Health and Safety, and Quality Assurance. Areas of responsibility include: subcontract requirement development support, work execution oversight, on-site coordination, day-to-day technical / administrative guidance, subcontractor invoice review, and closeout activities in accordance with the terms and conditions of complex subcontracts and Department of Energy (DOE) site-specific requirements.


  • Maintains required safety and security training, assures safety and security compliance, and makes safety and security and integral part of every task.

  • Oversees and monitors performance of subcontractors performing complex subcontracts.

  • Assists subcontract administrators with the development of Request for Proposal (RFP) packages

  • Provides technical advice, guidance and counsel to project or program personnel as assigned on specific assignments by providing the resolution of technical questions arising in the assigned subcontract

  • Coordinates arrangement for subcontractor site access

  • Provides daily coordination with project subcontractors

  • Facilitates and often leads project progress meetings

  • Maintains daily reports of subcontractor's activities

  • Evaluates subcontractors' progress and reviews subcontractor invoices for approval

  • Reviews all document submittals (shop drawings, submittals, product data, and samples) provided by subcontractors

  • Provides field management and enforcement of cost and schedule, technical, and environmental health and safety subcontract performance within the terms of the subcontract


  • Degree in engineering, construction, or business management

  • Minimum of eight years of related experience

  • Responsible for the management of subcontractors in their performance of subcontracted work scope from conception to closeout

  • Oversee and monitor subcontractor performance in accordance with the terms and conditions of complex subcontracts and Department of Energy (DOE) requirements

  • Provides guidance to less experienced subcontract technical representatives in the management of subcontractor performance

  • Lead the evaluation of subcontractor change proposals and preparation of change order proposals to the client

Other Desirable Knowledge and Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience in managing subcontractors in their performance of complex subcontract activities

  • Proficiency in supporting the formation and administration of subcontracts including statement of work development, bidder pre-qualification, bid evaluation, subcontractor performance monitoring, back charge procedures, resolution of claims and disputes, and other such related steps

  • Proven work experience and knowledge of sampling and maintenance practices, applicable government and industry regulations, standards and practices

  • Proven experience and knowledge in the operation and repair of facility support systems including HVAC, electrical, and mechanical systems, drawings and schematics

  • Expertise in Microsoft Office WORD, EXCEL and POWER POINT

  • Experience and demonstrated skill in identifying problem areas, investigating alternative solutions, and determining actions to be performed on problems affecting facility maintenance and site service type subcontracts

  • Demonstrated experience interacting effectively with customers, co-workers, and managers. Demonstrated record of commitment to a working environment of quality

  • Extensive experience in Project Management and administration of the technical performance of subcontracts, from bidder pre-qualifications, through subcontract closeout

  • Working level knowledge of subcontract policies and procedures

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Have a strong familiarity with the Work Management processes and procedures including subcontractor proposal evaluation and preparation of proposals to the client

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements (Sedentary Work):

  • The employee exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear

  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to touch 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

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate


  • 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

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.

At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting

For more information on our company, please visit our website at, follow us on Twitter (@TetraTech or like us on Facebook. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies

Additional Information

  • Organization: 194 CES
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