SCS Engineers Expands Portland, Oregon, Operations

February 13, 2009


Bellevue, WA – SCS Engineers (SCS) is pleased to announce that it has hired four new technical professionals at its Portland, Oregon, office, expanding its local solid waste engineering and consulting services to include environmental compliance monitoring and reporting, hydrogeology, storm water, due diligence, and traditional environmental services.

Louis Caruso is a licensed geologist and hydrogeologist with over 20 years of experience in hydrogeologic and groundwater contamination studies. He has developed and managed hydrogeologic investigations and monitoring programs at numerous active and closed solid waste landfill and industrial facilities in Oregon, Washington, California, and Alaska. Mr. Caruso will serve as the SCS Engineers’ Portland office manager and project director.

Along with Mr. Caruso are registered professional geologist David Lamadrid and environmental scientists Jason Davendonis and Jeremy Jones. Mr. Lamadrid has 14 years of environmental expertise involving groundwater characterization and monitoring, remedial investigations, due diligence, UST projects, and solid waste hydrogeology. Mr. Davendonis has eight years experience in environmental consulting and storm water related projects; he coordinates and manages project field monitoring activities for the hydrogeology group. Mr. Jones has three years experience as an environmental scientist and is largely responsible for performing environmental field sampling at solid waste landfills, transfer stations, and industrial sites for clients in the Oregon and Washington. Prior to joining SCS Engineers, Messrs. Caruso, Lamadrid, Davendonis, and Jones worked together at a large national environmental consulting firm.

The Portland office is a satellite of SCS’s Bellevue, Washington, location that serves clients in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska. From Bellevue and Portland, SCS Engineers delivers landfill and solid waste transfer station design services, landfill gas engineering, hydrogeologic services, and landfill environmental systems operations and maintenance, in addition to environmental permitting and compliance services.