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Who we are and what we are looking for

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.  SCSs renewable energy business unit is looking for a two Full-time Plant Operators and a Senior Plant Operator, to operate and maintain (O&M) a RNG gas processing facility in Wilmington, IL. The Operators need to have a strong mechanical aptitude and the ability to work independently. This full-time position requires flexibility for on-call support, 24/7. Prior experience with gas processing equipment and rotating equipment is a plus. Tasks to include: facility operation, inspections and general maintenance, and equipment service. Operator must live in the greater Wilmington, IL area. The project will start at the end of May. 

How you can make an impact

  • Assist in starting up the new RNG facility
  • Facility operation, inspections and general maintenance, and equipment service.
  • Train facility personnel on Operations and Maintenance (O&M) of equipment.
  • Oversight of SCS and/or client subcontractors.
  • Calibrate, maintain, test, troubleshoot, order and organize field equipment.
  • Perform repairs of field equipment and/or arrange for repair with vendor.
  • Report field conditions and test results to supervisor and sometimes directly to the client.
  • Prepare and submit daily field logs reporting data collected, field observations, actions taken, and recommended actions to be taken.
  • Follow SOP for each site and be up to date with health & safety training.


  • Minimum of 1 year of mechanical plant operation and maintenance experience required.
  • Associates degree or military experience is preferred.
  • Advanced technical skills related to mechanical and electrical equipment operation and maintenance. SCADA experience is a plus.
  • Must meet physical requirements for driving (pick-up truck), walking inspection of improved and unimproved property, lifting and carrying equipment/mechanical components (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), carrying and climbing ladders, operating electrical tools (drills, saws, etc.), using hand tools (screw drivers, wrenches, hammers, etc.) and providing services under varying weather conditions.

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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