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What we are looking for

We are seeking a Staff- to Project-Level Geologist or Scientist for our Nashville, Tennessee office that wants to grow and is passionate about environmental consulting and making a positive impact on the environment. You will work on a wide variety of projects. You will conduct assignments in a hybrid office setting and in the field.

How you can make an impact

  • Record data during field work, which could include, but is not limited to: soil characteristics, lithology, groundwater and surface water data, photographs, and summaries of visual observations through photographic and written field logs, in accordance with standard operating procedures.
  • Prepare environmental assessment/ monitoring reports, including tabulated data, charts, graphs, sketches, and figures.
  • Collect samples from hazardous and non-hazardous sites, including: soil, air, surface water, groundwater, and landfill gas.
  • Oversee drilling activities involving monitoring well installation, borehole logging, well development, and sample collection.
  • Perform and document construction quality assurance observations to ensure compliance with construction documents.
  • Complete quality control reviews on all work product (reports, permit applications, design plans, design calculations, data, etc.) prior to submission.
  • Coordinate with clients, regulators, contractors, and subcontractors.
  • Prepare reports such as Phase I/Phase II environmental site assessments, groundwater monitoring reports, hydrogeologic characterization reports, and compliance reporting.
  • Prepare permit applications and/or regulatory agency submittals and responses with supporting documentation.
  • Assist in training/mentoring junior staff.
  • Assist with business development activities that include meeting with clients and potential clients, preparing proposals, attending conferences, etc.
  • Prepare site specific health and safety plans and participate in health and safety training.
  • Position expected to consist of 70-80 percent office time and 20-30 percent field work.
  • Up to 10 percent travel expected.


  • Bachelor of Science degree.
  • 5 or more years of relevant experience required.
  • Experience in the solid waste industry, environmental permitting, manufacturing/industrial, environmental regulations, assessment/remediation, and environmental compliance preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other computer programs (AutoCAD or ArcGIS) required, field equipment experience required.
  • Detail-oriented and a team player with great communication, technical writing, analytical, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Valid Drivers License with a driving record in good standing required.

Whether it’s reducing methane emissions at agricultural facilities and landfills, repurposing contaminated properties, producing alternative energy, or sequestering carbon, we’ve 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.

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

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance
  • 100% employer- funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and 401K including employer match.
  • Annual Bonus Program
  • Student Debt Employer Contribution Program
  • Paid holidays and PTO

Pay range for this position is $70k-$125k per year depending on experience and location. This does not include bonuses or our Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

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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