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Senior Technician - Surface Emissions Monitoring

Company: SCS Engineers
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

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 Summary

Under general supervision the Field Technician is responsible for the operation and maintenance of landfill gas collection systems in the San Fernando Valley and Santa Clarita Valley.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Properly operate and maintain gas collection system on a timely and cost effective basis in order to achieve minimum performance standards
  • Landfill Surface Emissions Monitoring
  • Lead, Direct, and schedule field crews
  • Assist with data review
  • Assist with report preparation

  • Participate in Health and Safety regular meetings and ensure that Health and Safety standards are followed by on-site staff and sub-contractors.
  • Develop and maintain operating records using written or computer/electronic methods.
  • Reports/consults with supervisor (and in some instances client) regarding field conditions and test results.


  • Experience with field testing instrumentation and calibration preferred
  • Proficient Computer Skills required
  • Effective organizational as well as written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Health and Safety Oriented work preferred
  • Entry level familiarity with technical instrumentation and equipment
  • A valid drivers license with a driving record in good standing is required
  • Must meet physical requirements for driving (pick-up truck), walking inspection of improved and unimproved property, lifting and carrying equipment/mechanical components (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), hand excavation/digging (using shovels/picks), carrying and climbing ladders, operating and working from man lifts, operating electric tools (drills, saws, etc.), using hand tools (screw drivers, wrenches, hammers, etc.) and providing services under varying weather conditions.

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

Keywords: SCS Engineers, Pleasanton , Senior Technician - Surface Emissions Monitoring, Other , Pleasanton, California

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