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What we are looking for

Use your hydrogeologic expertise to solve real world problems as part of our Upper Midwest environmental consulting practice. Our regional team has physical offices in Madison, Milwaukee, Chicago, and Peoria, and we offer a flexible hybrid work environment. We are seeking a full-time Senior Hydrogeologist to assist with our municipal solid waste (MSW) and coal combustion residuals (CCR) projects.

If you are seeking a leadership role in a growth-oriented environmental engineering firm, SCS Engineers needs you. If you thrive in a friendly, collaborative setting, enjoy flexible work hours, and like dynamic work that challenges you to learn and grow each day, SCS is a great fit. You will have an opportunity to contribute to our strategic direction, help us pursue our growth goals, and provide our customers with responsive, high quality customer service.

How you can make an impact

The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to apply geologic and hydrogeologic knowledge and experience in an environmental consulting setting. Responsibilities include:

  • Designing and implementing groundwater investigations and monitoring systems at MSW landfills, and electric utility CCR landfills and impoundments.
  • Managing projects, including developing proposals, contracting, leading project teams, forecasting, invoicing, and accounts receivable management.
  • Processing and analyzing hydrogeologic and geologic data.
  • Managing, interpreting and reporting groundwater monitoring data.
  • Preparing technical reports, proposals, bid documents, health & safety plans, and other documents.
  • Assisting with client development.
  • Researching technical data and regulations.
  • Coordinating work with contractors, laboratories, and regulators.
  • Pursuing technical improvement for self and company.
  • Delivering professional services on time and high quality following local and state regulations, SCSs Quality Assurance Program, and within the planned level of project profitability.
  • Making decisions both independently and collaboratively on scientific problems and methods.
  • Providing technical and operational direction with responsibility for delivering positive outcomes.
  • Communicating with clients, third-party, and regulatory agents regarding project status, schedules, and compliance issues.
  • Following client and corporate contract specifications in all activities including health, safety, security, and environment.
  • Mentoring and developing staff.
  • Contributing to business development activities.


  • Bachelors Degree in geology or hydrogeology required. Masters degree preferred.
  • A minimum of five years working at an environmental consulting firm or other relevant experience required.
  • Experience with groundwater monitoring program implementation for municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills and/or coal combustion residual (CCR) sites preferred.
  • Experience with federal and state regulatory interpretation and compliance preferred.
  • P.G. license preferred.
  • Experience with GIS and/or database management preferred.
  • Current OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training a plus.
  • A valid driver’s license with a driving record in good standing required.

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, PTO and Paid Parental Leave

Pay range is $80K $150K/year depending on experience. This does not include bonuses or our Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

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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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