Staff Civil Engineer

SCS Engineers Long Beach , CA 90802

Posted 3 months ago

SCS Engineers is an employee-owned environmental consulting and construction firm that designs and implements sustainable environmental solutions. Our core capabilities are: solid and hazardous waste management, landfill gas, site remediation, renewable energy, and regulatory compliance for businesses and municipalities responsible for protecting our air, water, and soil as part of doing business. Our employees take pride in their work and are committed to the success of our clients. That care is rewarded; and as a result, we retain our key staff and attract new professionals with an innovative spirit. Do you have the innovative spirit we are looking for?

Job Summary

This position will be the primary engineering support to SCSs ongoing environmental consulting business efforts in the Los Angeles area. Initially the qualified individual will be expected to provide engineering support to existing solid waste business practice consisting of landfill gas and landfill engineering projects. As new work develops the selected individual will then be required to work on other engineering and consulting projects. As part of this role, he or she will manage and maintain contact with clients; manage project schedules and work product, and perform consistently within SCSs quality control standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Field work including surveys, inspections, GPS data gathering, etc. Hiking/driving in varied terrain and weather is required.

  • Office based tasks including but not limited to: CAD drafting, mathematical calculations, report writing, creating site plans and facility diagrams, permit application preparation, etc.

  • % Office vs. Field Time: Varies, work will include both in field activities, such as field meetings on engineering technical related issues with the client and/or other SCS supervising engineering staff, oversight of construction activities, collection of samples, etc., as well as office activities including preparing plans and specifications, reports, and proposals as needed.

  • Business development including but not limited to: proposal preparation, meeting with clients, and attending industry related conferences/trade shows.

  • As a fully competent engineer or scientist in all aspects of the functional area of the assignments, plans and conducts work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, and modification of standard techniques.

  • Independently performs assignments with instructions as to the results expected.

  • Receives technical guidance on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed plans or projects.

  • Will typically manage 2-3 small projects or tasks involving activities of several persons and subcontractors.

  • Travel (day trips or overnight and % of travel expected): Varies, most of the initial effort will be in the Los Angeles area on a daily basis. Occasional overnight travel will be expected to other areas of California and possibly New Mexico, Nevada, Utah and Arizona.


  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or Geotechnical Engineering required.

  • 2 to 3 years of relevant experience required. Experience in the solid waste industry including landfill gas management, air compliance, landfill design and permitting, etc. preferred.

  • Professional registration (E.I.T.) preferred

  • Competent with using MS Office and other computer software normally used in environmental consulting.

  • Experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D design software required.

  • Valid driver's license with a driving record in good standing.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a requirement.

SCS Engineers offers excellent opportunities for career advancement and a competitive compensation package, including: medical, dental, vision, 401K, ESOP, 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.

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