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What we are looking for

SCS Engineers is looking for a Staff-Level Scientist or Engineer to join our Omaha team. As the ideal candidate, you should enjoy researching a sites history, have experience working on Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments, and have a calling to make a positive impact on the environment and their community. You will be doing research and technical writing, but will also be rolling up your sleeves and doing field work. The role supports greenfield site development as well as brownfield/contaminated site redevelopment. You will work with municipal clients and private developers alike and will engage with project partners that include architectural, banking, and legal professionals.

How you can make an impact as a Phase I Scientist

  • Record data during field work, which could include, but is 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, and groundwater.
  • Oversee drilling activities involving monitoring and well installation, borehole logging, well development, and sampling.
  • Conduct and document construction quality assurance observations to ensure compliance with construction documents.
  • Complete quality control reviews on all work product (reports, design plans, design calculations, data, etc.) prior to submission.
  • Coordinate with contractors, subcontractors, and clients as directed.
  • Prepare reports such as: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA), Phase II ESA, Soil Management Plan, Dust Control Plan, environmental site assessment, emission, groundwater, and compliance reporting.
  • Plan, schedule, and track project timelines and milestones to ensure project progress status is on schedule.
  • Prepare permit applications and/or regulatory agency submittals and responses with supporting documentation as requested.
  • Prepare calculations for reports and in support of design documents, including applicable modeling, as requested.
  • Prepare short form site specific health and safety plans and assist in the preparation of long form site specific health and safety plans as requested.
  • Participate in health and safety training as required.
  • Review technical documents to ensure completeness and conformance to requirements.
  • Lead and mentor junior staff in the completion of field work, reports, design calculations, design plans.


  • Bachelors of Science degree in Geology, Engineering, Environmental Science, or Physical Sciences required.
  • Minimum of 1 year of relevant environmental experience required.
  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT), Geologist-in-Training (GIT), or other licensure (i.e. Asbestos Inspector, Lead-based Paint Inspector, Water Well Monitoring Technician, etc.) is preferred.
  • Projects involve a degree of travel so Valid Drivers License with a driving record in good standing required.
  • OSHA HAZWOPER certification not required but preferred.

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 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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