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Geologist or Scientist

We are seeking a Staff- to Project-Level Geologist or Scientist for our Denver or Lansdale, Pennsylvania office who 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 in eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey completing assignments in an office setting and in the field.

How you can make an impact

  • Prepare reports such as Phase I/Phase II environmental site assessments, groundwater monitoring reports, hydrogeologic characterization reports, and compliance reporting including tabulated data, charts, graphs, sketches, and figures.
  • Prepare air emission calculations.
  • Help with environmental compliance audits.
  • Prepare permit applications and/or regulatory agency submittals and responses with supporting documentation.
  • 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.
  • 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 work product (reports, permit applications, design plans, design calculations, data, etc.) prior to submission.
  • Coordinate with clients, regulators, contractors, and subcontractors.
  • 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.
  • 3 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 required, field equipment experience required.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD or ArcGIS preferred.
  • 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 $60k to $90k 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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