SCS Promotes Vidhya Viswanathan, PE, to Southwest Director of Engineering

January 1, 2021

Srividhya Viswanathan, Southwest Director of Engineering at SCS, is a 2019 Waste360 40 Under 40 award winner.

Long Beach CA –SCS Engineers announces Vidhya Viswanathan’s promotion to the Southwest region’s Director of Engineering. Viswanathan will continue consolidating and integrating our engineering operations to provide more streamlined and efficient services in her new role. She will lead the solid waste engineering operations in California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, and New Mexico.

“Vidhya spent the last five years broadening her client base in the Southwest, and expanding her expertise from solid waste and environmental engineering to include renewable energy, recycling, and organics management,” said Pat Sullivan, SCS senior vice president and director of the Southwest Business Unit. “In addition to leading engineering operations in the Southwest, Vidhya leads our strategic initiative on composting systems and facilities, which help our clients meet recycling and climate goals.”

Viswanathan is active in solid waste and renewables industry associations. She has won awards for her projects and plaudits as a rising young professional. She has proven her leadership and ability to tap into the broad skillsets at SCS, forming proactive and responsive teams to design and implement the right environmental solutions for her clients.

“We’re continuing to develop our cross-disciplinary teams across the firm because they promote value-engineering, increase operational efficiency, and inculcate safety while meeting regulatory compliance goals,” adds Viswanathan. “We are serving our clients better while supporting their goals with practical, cost-effective, and compliant waste management and diversion systems and programs.”

Viswanathan is a registered civil engineer with years of experience working with large municipalities and private waste management firms. Her experience in permitting, designing, and constructing landfills includes cell expansion, liner installation, and landfill gas collection and control systems. Her focus on helping our clients comply with solid waste regulations and finding opportunities to design-build-operate systems that reduce our environmental footprint, recycle our waste, and produce renewable energy are winning awards and gaining industry recognition.

As with all SCS executives, she continues serving her clients in San Diego and Arizona in her expanded role.


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