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What we are looking for

We are the looking for a Laborer for our San Diego location. The Laborer will work on the construction of landfill gas collection or other environmental pollution control systems.

How you can make an impact

  • Assist project personnel with hand excavation/digging (using shovels or picks).
  • Follow equipment operator during excavations and pipe installations to clear earth, plants, and debris that heavy equipment cannot clear or remove.
  • Help with the fusion of pipe by operating fusion equipment under the supervision of a fusion technician. Clear area of debris and earth to settle equipment in preparation for fusing procedure.
  • Operate dump trucks used to haul off waste from excavations and drilling of gas wells.
  • Help with the setup of drilling equipment, clearing area of debris and earth to settle equipment in preparation for drilling procedure. Carry and pour sacks of sand or other materials to settle installation of piping in drilled gas well hole.
  • Install metal stakes and other retaining materials to hold piping on hillsides/slopes.
  • Enter excavations to fuse pipe, install gas system piping, and install leachate or condensate piping.
  • Enter manholes, sumps, or other confined spaces to install new gas system or leachate/condensate system piping.
  • Repair leachate and condensate lines by cutting piping and removing or draining leachate or condensate liquids.
  • Operate power saws and drills to connect and cut piping and wellheads, and to cut slots into our gas system piping.
  • Remove, clean and install LFG gas system liquid pumps.
  • Replace or install sumps for gas system wellheads or leachate systems.


  • 6+ months experience on the operation and maintenance of mechanical systems or pipeline construction required.
  • Experience working outside and experience traveling for a job preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license with a driving record in good standing.
  • Must meet physical requirements for driving (pick-up truck), lifting and carrying equipment/mechanical components (up to 50 lbs. Unassisted), hand excavation/digging (using shovels/picks), carrying and climbing ladders, operating and working from man lifts, operating electronic tools (drills, saws, etc.), using hand tools (screwdrivers, wrenches, hammers, etc.), and providing services under varying weather conditions.

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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.

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
  • Student Debt Employer Contribution Program
  • Paid holidays and PTO
  • Safety footwear reimbursement program
  • Paid training and all necessary tools and equipment provided
  • Per diem for travel for eligible work
  • Company truck and cell phone for certain Field Services positions

Pay range for this position is $18/hour to $20/hour depending on experience. 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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