SCS Engineers will provide landfill and landfill gas engineering and construction management services to the Authority. Consulting services will include technical and financial advisory services related to the operation, expansion, and development of the Authority’s landfills, and work with utilities and regulatory agencies.
BOCA RATON, FL – SCS Engineers, a U.S. based environmental consulting firm, has been awarded a contract to provide professional engineering services to the Solid Waste Authority (Authority) of Palm Beach County, Florida. The Authority selected SCS as its preferred full-service provider based on the firm’s wide range of expertise and local presence. SCS Engineers rated a top-tier firm in North America by Engineering News Record and Waste 360, will provide the Authority with professional engineering and consulting services for landfill, landfill gas (LFG), and other solid waste facility management projects.
SCS’s general responsibilities will include landfill siting, expansions, closures, end use operations, and other improvements or modifications as needed by the Authority to continually improve its landfill and LFG services keeping its landfills in compliance with Federal and Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) regulations.
SCS will provide the technical, construction quality assurance, regulatory, and financial expertise necessary to provide safe, sustainable solutions. The landfill, solid waste management, and LFG support will vary according to task and can include civil, structural, mechanical, environmental, and electrical engineering.
Landfills are complex ecosystems that require the expertise of many types of technical professionals to ensure that the County’s systems are built to last, continue to meet the needs of the community, and safeguard the community’s general health and welfare. The planning, design, construction, and maintenance phases of a landfill require a mix of professional engineers and specialists in geotechnical, geological, hydrogeological, environmental, and civil engineering.
“Innovation and value happen when different disciplines and multiple insights intersect; that is where SCS shines brightest,” said Eddy Smith, SCS Senior Vice President. “Our comprehensive team, led by Manny Hernandez, will continue the award-winning work at the Authority’s integrated system of recycling, renewable energy and landfill facilities in collaboration with the Authority and the FDEP.”