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What we are looking for

SCS Engineers is looking for a Staff Engineer to assist with the workload of diverse, challenging solid waste projects in the Viriginia area. This position is based out of the Richmond , VA area. Project responsibility will have a primary focus on solid waste management, including landfill gas, composting, and other projects, which may require design, engineering, permitting, construction and operations support. You will report to a Professional Engineer and can be hybrid.

How you can make an impact

  • Apply intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering and scientific principles and practices in solid waste assignment areas and related fields.
  • Prepare engineering calculations, drawings, reports, and permit applications.
  • Manage projects and personnel to meet both client and SCS expectations.
  • Makes decisions independently on engineering or scientific problems and methods, plans and coordinate work, and represent us at meetings and conferences.
  • Field work in varied terrain and weather will be required, including surveys/data gathering, construction quality assurance, inspections, etc.
  • Office-based tasks including: CAD drafting, mathematical calculations, report writing, creating site plans and facility diagrams, permit applications, etc.
  • Business development including : proposal preparation, meeting with clients, and attending industry related conferences/trade shows.
  • Receive technical guidance on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed plans or projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or Geotechnical Engineering required.
  • 1 nimum of 2 years of relevant civil or environmental experience required. Consulting experience, business specific to the solid waste industry, including landfill gas management, air compliance, and landfill design and permitting, etc. preferred.
  • Valid driver’s 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 competitive 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 $62k to $72k depending on experience and location. This does not include bonuses or 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.

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