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What are are looking for

A Senior Field Technician will be operating and maintaining landfill gas migration control/recovery systems. You may occasionally assist with small construction repairs involving the gas collection and control system.

How you can make an impact as a Senior Field Technician

  • Field sampling of various test locations including wells, probes, headers, blowers, flares, pumps, etc.
  • Data recording and analysis.
  • Based on data review and consultation with supervisor, adjusts gas flow rates from wells, headers, and blowers (pumps).
  • Operates and maintains various analytical equipment, including calibration.
  • Records and maintains daily field logs reporting data collected, field observations, actions taken, and recommended actions to be taken.
  • Reports/consults with supervisor (and in some instances client) regarding field conditions and test results.
  • Implements necessary routine and non-routine repairs and maintenance required to keep systems operating and in compliance with various prescribed operating parameters and goals.
  • Perform, supervise, and/or otherwise assist in required maintenance and repairs.
  • Interact/supervise/manage vendors and/or sub-contractors needed to assist with operating, monitoring, and maintenance of the control/recovery systems.
  • Preparation of preliminary cost estimates/proposals for work to be performed.
  • Conduct on-site Health and Safety meetings (tailgate meetings) and verify that Health and Safety standards are followed by on-site staff and sub-contractors.
  • Travel up to 4 weeks at a time throughout Ohio, Indiana and Michigan primarily.


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as an Environmental Technician required. O&M experience of landfill gas collection systems preferred.
  • Experience operating heavy equipment preferred.
  • Experience in polyethylene pipe fusion for construction or, combustible gas sensor and/or ground flare O&M preferred.
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER certification, OSHA HAZWOPER Supervisor certification, OSHA Confined Space Entry Team certification, OSHA Excavation Safety Competent Person certification preferred.
  • Experience or demonstrated high degree of aptitude in mechanical work; analytical problem solving and data analysis; interpretation of plans, specifications, schematics, manufacturer manuals, system operation and maintenance manuals; interpretation of applicable codes and regulations.
  • Effective organizational as well as written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to travel up to 4 weeks at a time required.
  • Valid driver’s license with driving record in good standing required.
  • 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), hand excavation/digging (using shovels/picks), carrying and climbing ladders, operating and working from man lifts, operating electric tools (drills, saws, etc.), using hand tools (screw drivers, wrenches, hammers, etc.) and providing services under varying weather conditions.

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
  • Company truck for certain Field Services positions

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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