Project Scientist

  • SCS Engineers
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Aug 22, 2019

Job Description

SCS Engineers is an employee-owned environmental consulting and construction firm that designs and implements sustainable environmental solutions. Our core capabilities are: solid and hazardous waste management, landfill gas, site remediation, renewable energy, and regulatory compliance for businesses and municipalities responsible for protecting our air, water, and soil as part of doing business. Our employees take pride in their work and are committed to the success of our clients. That care is rewarded; and as a result, we retain our key staff and attract new professionals with an innovative spirit. Do you have the innovative spirit we are looking for?

Job Summary

SCS Engineers is seeking a mid- to senior level engineer, geologist or environmental professional in our Mobile, Alabama office to perform environmental consulting activities. The ideal candidate will be a quick learner and self-motivated, is eager to learn, embraces teamwork, and has the desire to grow and develop professionally. This position will be involved in managing projects, developing proposals, and will also be directly involved with public and private clients in marketing, client management, and related issues in the Alabama market and will contribute to projects and proposals, in other states as well.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • A mixture of office and field work is expected, with an emphasis on office work.
  • Coordinating and performing Phase I and II environmental site assessments.
  • Multi-media sampling (soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, air).
  • Compliance monitoring, permitting, document preparation and proposals.
  • Analyzing and interpreting environmental data and preparing reports.
  • Preparing work plans, sampling and analysis plans, feasibility studies, and remedial action plans.
  • Reviewing and understanding drawings, specifications, and special provisions for construction projects.
  • Project Management of small to mid-scale projects.
  • Long field days and work at job sites throughout Alabama and northwest Florida can be expected with this position.
  • Overnight (up to a week or more) travel required, as needed.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental or Civil Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science or related field required (Masters degree preferred).
  • Professional registration preferred (E.I.T./G.I.T.,P.E./P.G or equivalent).
  • 8+ years of related environmental experience required.
  • Excellent technical writing, written and verbal communication skills, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and learn new skills.
  • Microsoft Office experience including word, excel, and powerpoint
  • Field equipment experience preferred.
  • HAZWOPER training completed and up to date preferred.
  • Valid driver's license with 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, 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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