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What we are looking for

We need a mid-level geologist to learn from our experienced professionals. Our goal is to train an ambitious, smart, and personable geologist to work with our clients and find solutions to their environmental needs. This position has the opportunity to develop into a project and client manager, an expert in technical facets of the geology field, and experience diverse work opportunities with other SCS engineers and scientists.

This mid-level geologist will join our environmental services and solid waste teams in our Overland Park, Kansas location. This position includes opportunities for technical report writing, non-routine monitoring and sampling, field construction oversight, and project management. If you are self-motivated, have a high attention to detail, and have the desire to develop professionally then this position could be for you. Your responsibilities will be primarily performed in the office, with allowances for some remote work and some field work assignments.

How you can make an impact

  • Preparing technical reports, including preparing tabulated data, charts, graphs, statistical analysis, and figures, using good time management.
  • Prepare investigation work plans, oversee field work and subcontractors, assess site conditions, prepare investigation reports, and occasionally participate in public meetings.
  • Performing quality control reviews of work products prepared by others.
  • Preparing proposals and project budgets and participating in business development activities.
  • Communicating project status, schedules, and compliance issues with clients, third parties, and regulatory agents.
  • Managing small to mid-scale projects and providing support on larger projects.
  • Performing routine and non-routine field activities including sample collection, construction oversight, and aquifer testing.
  • Completing field and office assignments in a quality and safe manner.
  • Pursuing technical improvement for self and company.


  • Bachelors or Masters of Science in Geology, Geological Engineering or a closely related major required. Must meet education requirements to eventually obtain a professional geologist license in KS and MO.
  • KS and/or MO PG license or has completed the Fundamentals of Geology (FG) exam (preferred) or is eligible to actively pursue a KS and MO PG license (required).
  • Minimum of 5 years of related environmental experience including groundwater quality investigations and reporting.
  • Experience with environmental monitoring and field equipment required.
  • Completion of 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training preferred, or willingness to complete this training upon employment.
  • Project management experience preferred.
  • Ability to perform fieldwork including lifting up to 50 pounds and standing for long periods of time required.
  • Valid, unrestricted 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 $75,000 to $90,000/year depending on experience with additional bonuses and 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.