Project Director - Solid Waste

SCS Engineers Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 2 months ago

SCS Engineers is an employee-owned environmental consulting and contracting firm that designs and implements sustainable environmental solutions. We just celebrated our 50th anniversary as a company on April 1, 2020! Our core capabilities are: solid and hazardous waste management, landfill gas, environmental due-diligence and assessment, brownfields, redevelopment, site remediation, renewable energy, and regulatory compliance for businesses and municipalities responsible for protecting our air, water, and soil. Our employees take pride in their work, and together, we have the singular vision to be the environmental firm of choice for clients and our employee owners. If you thrive in a friendly, collaborative company and desire dynamic and challenging work among a team of innovative individuals, then SCS is the place for you. Are you up for the challenge?

Job Summary

Jumpstart your career in environmental consulting in the Southeast Business Unit for SCS. We are seeking a full-time senior environmental professional ready to take on a leadership role helping us grow our business in Solid Waste market in Alabama. If you are seeking a leadership role in a growth-oriented environmental firm, SCS Engineers needs you. If you thrive in a friendly, collaborative setting, enjoy flexible work hours, and like dynamic work that challenges you to learn and grow each day, SCS is a great fit. As part of our Southeast team, you will have an opportunity to contribute to our strategic direction, help us pursue our growth goals, and provide our customers with responsive, high quality customer service. This position can be based anywhere in Alabama and can be remote in Alabama.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The senior environmental professional wears two hats. As a Seller, you will contribute to our growth by:

  • Leading our Alabama solid waste services team

  • Helping us grow the number and value of projects we do for existing customers

  • Playing a leading role in new customer acquisition

  • Drafting and reviewing proposals

As a Doer, you will work with a team of project professionals to help our clients succeed by helping them address a wide variety of environmental challenges, potentially including:

  • Permitting, design, and construction

  • Municipal solid waste landfills

  • Landfill gas and biogas

  • Coal ash landfills and impoundments

  • Sustainable materials management

  • Recycling

  • Waste minimization studies

  • Organics management

  • Composting


  • Bachelors or Masters in engineering required

  • 10+ years of solid waste experience required

  • 5+ years working at an environmental consulting firm required

  • Business Development experience in Alabama required

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills

  • Outstanding customer service track record

  • Valid driver's license and driving record in good standing required

At SCS, you will have an opportunity to contribute to our strategic direction, help us continue to grow, and provide our clients with responsive, innovative, high quality client service. We offer excellent opportunities for career advancement and a competitive compensation package, including: medical, dental, vision, 401K, ESOP, Student Debt Employer Contribution Program, paid holidays and PTO.

SCS Engineers is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). SCS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disabled status.

If you have questions, difficulty using our online system and/or you need an accommodation due to a disability then please contact us about your interest in employment at

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