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Job Description

  SCS Engineers is an employee-owned environmental consulting and contracting firm that designs and implements sustainable environmental solutions. We just celebrated our 50th anniversary as a company on April 1, 2020! Our core capabilities are: solid and hazardous waste management, landfill gas, environmental due-diligence and assessment, brownfields redevelopment , site remediation, renewable energy, and regulatory compliance for businesses and municipalities responsible for protecting our air, water, and soil. Our employees take pride in their work, and together, we have the singular vision to be the environmental firm of choice for clients and our employee owners. If you thrive in a friendly, collaborative company and desire dynamic and challenging work among a team of innovative individuals, then SCS is the place for you. Are you up for the challenge?Job SummarySCS Engineers (SCS) is seeking an independent, forward-thinking engineer to assist with the workload of diverse, challenging solid waste projects in Reston, VA. Initially the qualified individual will be expected to provide engineering support to our existing solid waste practice consisting of landfill and landfill gas design, construction, operation, and monitoring, for private and municipal clients. This position includes opportunities for landfill permitting and design (all phases, including construction plans, specifications and construction documents), engineering analysis, feasibility studies, report writing, as well as construction oversight. As new work develops, the individual will be required to manage and maintain contact with clients, and manage the schedule and work product, consistent within SCS’s quality control standards.Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work may include both office and field activities, such as field meetings with the client and/or other SCS supervising engineering staff
  • Oversight of construction activities, collection of samples, etc., as well as office activities including engineering analysis
  • Preparing plans and specifications, reports, permit applications, and proposals as needed
  • Occasional travel may be required


  • Bachelors of Science Degree or higher in Civil, Environmental, or Geotechnical Engineering required
  • Internship/university studies experience in Solid Waste, Civil, Environmental, or Geotechnical preferred
  • 0-5 years of experience in Solid Waste or Civil or Environmental
  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) preferred
  • Strong communication skills, oral and written (technical)
  • Experience with using AutoCAD Civil 3D design software preferred
  • MS Office software knowledge required
  • Valid driver's license with a driving record in good standing required

At SCS, you will have an opportunity to contribute to our strategic direction, help us continue to grow, and provide our clients with responsive, innovative, high quality client service.  We offer excellent opportunities for career advancement and a competitive compensation package, including: medical, dental, vision, 401K, 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.If you have questions, difficulty using our online system and/or you need an accommodation due to a disability then please contact us about your interest in employment at