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Who we are and what we are looking for

Whether its reducing methane emissions at agricultural facilities and landfills, repurposing contaminated properties, producing alternative energy, or sequestering carbon, weve been focused on finding smart climate solutions and improving the natural environment since our inception over 50 years ago. Join our 100% employee-owned firm and start creating your own legacy. SCS Engineers Environmental Services practice supports contaminated-site redevelopment, particularly with private developers. Our projects often start with an initial assessment, move through characterization and remediation implementation, through closure. We take great pride in helping our clients build affordable communities, commercial properties such as life science facilities and mixed-use projects, and industrial facilities that fuel economic growth. We develop strategies that integrate risk-based corrective actions that match our clients plans.

We are seeking an energetic, forward-thinking Entry-Level to Staff Level Scientist or Engineer to join our Santa Rosa or Pleasanton team. The ideal candidate has a desire to make a positive impact on the environment by working on Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments and remediation projects. If you love doing research and technical writing, but also enjoy rolling up your sleeves and doing field work then this position might be for you. You will also need to be a quick learner, self-motivated, eager to learn, embrace teamwork, and be driven by a desire to grow and develop professionally.

How you will make an impact

  • Record data during field work, which could include, but not limited to: soil characteristics, lithology, groundwater or surface water data, photographs, or summaries of visual observations through photograph and written field logs in accordance with standard operating procedures.
  •  Prepare environmental assessment/monitoring reports, including tabulated data, charts, graphs, sketches and/or figures.
  • Collect samples from hazardous and non-hazardous sites, including: soil, air, surface water, groundwater, and landfill gas.
  •  Oversee drilling activities involving, monitoring and well installation, borehole logging, well development, and sampling.
  •  Prepare reports such as: Phase I, environmental site assessment, emission, groundwater, and compliance reporting.
  • Prepare permit applications and/or regulatory agency submittals and responses with supporting documentation as requested.


  • Bachelors of Science degree in Environmental Engineering, Geology or Environmental Science required.
  •  Minimum of 3 months of relevant environmental and/or engineering internship, work and/or research experience required.
  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Geologist-in-Training (GIT) preferred.
  •  Valid Drivers License with a driving record in good standing required.

As a growing firm, we offer excellent opportunities for career advancement and a competitive package, including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, 401K, and employer-funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (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.

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