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Job Description

SCS Engineers is an employee-owned environmental consulting and contracting firm that designs and implements sustainable environmental solutions. 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. Do you have the innovative spirit we are looking for?

Job Summary

SCS Engineers is seeking an energetic, forward-thinking Environmental/Planning Project Manager to assist in leading our environmental group with a strong technical presence in our Santa Maria, CA office. This position will offer the right person significant opportunities for leadership and growth within SCS. This individual would provide leadership, direction, and coordination for regional projects and clients and would interact with senior managers in developing planning initiatives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Has full responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating the entire project and major task assignments. Plans, develops, and executes land use planning, engineering, or scientific projects

Manages multiple smaller projects or one or two large projects. Schedules project staff, assigns work, tracks progress, reports to the client and management

Maintains liaison with individuals and units within the company or outside, with responsibility for acting independently on technical matters pertaining to his/her field

Responsible for the profitability of projects and satisfying client expectations for the project

Plans, schedules, conducts, or coordinates detailed phases of planning, engineering, or scientific work in a part of a major project or in total on a project of moderate scope

Participation on projects may include client contact, scheduling of personnel, and other management duties such as projecting manpower requirements, billing projections, invoicing, and accounts receivable management

Communicating with clients, third party and regulatory agents regarding project status, schedules and compliance issues

Ensuring adherence to client and corporate contract specifications in all activities including Health, Safety, Security, and Environment

Responsible for proposal preparation, including review of RFP', preparation of written proposals and/or qualification packages

Participate in marketing efforts needed to gain new clients and project work


A Bachelor's degree or higher in Environmental Science, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geology, City planning or similar required

Minimum of 5 years of relevant environmental, engineering, or land use planning work experience

Valid driver's license with a driving record in good standing required

Must be detail-oriented and a team player with great communication, strong technical writing skills, analytical, organizational, and time management skills

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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