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What we are looking for

SCS Engineers is looking for a Sustainable Materials Management (“SMM”) Project Professional that will lead our waste characterizations, SB 1383 assessments and lid-flip projects in California. You will be providing report writing, data analysis and review, and outreach support for projects being conducted for private and public clients. You will have and provide regulatory compliance knowledge and/or guidance. The SMM Project Professional will work with clients to improve the management and profitability of waste reduction, recycling, composting and special waste programs. Assignments will be conducted in an office setting and in the field.

How you can make an impact as a Sustainable Materials Management Professional

  • Plan, organize and coordinate sustainable materials management activities and programs specifically related to waste characterizations and audits.
  • Complete waste audits and characterization studies to assess the success or needs of diversion programs and document consumption patterns.
  • Assess client programs and policies to ensure regulatory compliance and suggest and/or implement improvements as needed.
  • Help design and implement recycling and waste programs.
  • Train and educate clients on SMM programs and compliance.
  • Analyze collected data to determine compliance with applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Prepare data validation and calculations for reports and in support of client compliance.
  • Compile data for and prepare a variety of reports, studies, and related information for decision-making purposes as needed by the client and regulatory agencies.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of relevant regulations and requirements and inform clients of new or revised regulations and requirements that may affect them.
  • Coordinate with contractors, subcontractors, and clients as needed.
  • Draft client proposals by working with clients to understand their goals, and to provide solutions that meet our client’s technical requirements.
  • Coordinate and manage fieldwork for multiple projects.
  • Lead, train and manage junior level staff.
  • Coordinate with sub-contractors, sub-consultants and material and equipment suppliers for project related purposes
  • Help with business development by identifying new clients or work.
  • Review technical documents to verify completeness and conformance to requirements.
  • Attend industry related conferences, continuing education/technical trainings and SCS Technical Division Meetings.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable regulartory code
  • Experience of applicable regulatory agencies and applicable codes.


  • Bachelor degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Engineering or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 to 6 years of relevant experience required.
  • Experience leading waste characterizations and audits
  • Knowledge of applicable regulatory agencies and applicable codes preferred.
  • Ability to travel up to 30% required.
  • Valid Driver’s License with a driving record in good standing required.

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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