Richard Maestas


Richard Maestas is the Project Director for Edgewater, managing a team of over 170 personnel in Los Alamos, NM. In this role, he cultivates and nurtures strong connections with Edgewater’s personnel, clients, and partners. Additionally, he plays a key role in recruiting and retaining skilled professionals to support our clients’ endeavors, which include nuclear operations, maintenance, research and development, and security missions.


Richard Maestas brings over 40 years of broad experience in the nuclear and environmental industry. He’s a Subject Matter Expert in the areas of program and project development, planning, training, and organizational management. He ensures project compliance with local, state, and federal requirements through meticulous procedure and policy implementation. Additionally, he excels in developing planning documents, including integrated work packages for nuclear or high-hazard facilities.