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Established in 1959, SCST, Inc. is a professional engineering firm headquartered in San Diego with additional offices located in Los Angeles, Chicago, and Milwaukee. We are a certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE). SCST has a diverse background working on a variety of projects in both the public and private sectors with substantial federal experience across the entire South Pacific and Midwest regions. The firm also operates four geotechnical and materials laboratories throughout the Southwest, including one of the most complete and sophisticated labs in San Diego County. SCST is comprised of over 200 professionals who provide environmental science & engineering, geotechnical engineering, geophysics, special inspection & materials testing, facilities consulting, and telecom & utilities services. Our team includes skilled civil and environmental engineers, environmental scientists, geotechnical engineers, engineering geologists, geophysicists, multi-credentialed inspectors and technicians, and the appropriate management systems and support personnel committed to providing our clients with high quality and tailored services.

The SCST, Inc. team includes skilled geotechnical engineers, civil and environmental engineers, environmental scientists, engineering geologists, multi-credentialed inspectors and technicians, and the appropriate management systems and support personnel committed to providing our clients with high quality and tailored services.

State registrations include the following:

  • Professional Geologist (PG)
  • Certified Engineering Geologist (CEG)
  • Engineer in Training (EIT)
  • Geotechnical Engineer (GE)
  • Professional Engineer (PE)

Over seventy percent of SCST's professional staff are licensed and/or registered by state and regulatory agencies. This high percentage of registered personnel reflects the significant expertise available to our clients.

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Neal W. Clements, PE
CEO, Owner
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John Kirschbaum, PE
COO, Managing Partner
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Bill Ulmer
CFO, Executive Vice President
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Emil Rudolph, PE, GE
Vice President of Engineering and Construction Services
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Royce Parker
Senior Vice President of Client Services
Rik Lantz, PG, LEED-AP
Director of Environmental Services
JD Campbell, PhD, PE
Senior Engineer, Senior Project Manager
Dean F. Geers
Senior Environmental Scientist, Senior Project Manager
Scott J. Brockway, PG
Senior Geologist, Senior Project Manager
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Ron Baudour
Director of Field Services, Senior Project Manager
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Randy Hallmark
Manager of Facilities Consulting, Senior Project Manager
William Earle, PE
Senior Engineer, Senior Project Manager
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Clint Adkins
Director of Laboratory Services
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Mandy Serrano
Director of Marketing
Laura Watts
Director of Project Controls
Karin Foster
Human Resources Manager
Brian Rogers
Director of Telecommunications

SCST has been an asset as an owner's representative in complex projects as well as last minute requests due to the uncertainty of construction projects. They have been a team that you can count on.

Scott Fisher
Municipal Projects Manager
City of Carlsbad

During a challenging period when Mother Nature was working against us, SCST worked diligently with the team to help ensure the project was completed on time and that a good product was provided to the City of Chula Vista and the County of San Diego.

Wade Durant, P.E.
Senior Bridge Engineer 
T.Y.LIN INTERNATIONAL
 

Always been impressed by SCST resourcefulness, strong grasp of complex and time-sensitive issues, and high caliber capacity. Proactive genius in resolution of such matters and attention to detail with efficiency render SCST a true value to everyone that has the opportunity of working with this high caliber agency.

Andrew Atkinson
Quality Assurance & Control Manager
Swinerton Builders

SCST constantly exceeds the expectations of CCQA, Inc., when staffing and testing materials on our diverse and complex healthcare projects. SCST has been available to work at a moment’s notice or odd hours to accommodate the contractor.

Daniel M. Stone, IOR
California Construction Quality Assurance, Inc.

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Looking for an opportunity to build a career at a fast-growing reputable firm, where hard work is rewarded and fun is encouraged?  SCST is continually looking for talented and skilled professionals to join our team.  We have a strict no a$$hole policy.  If you can't play nice in the sandbox, please don't apply.

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Environmental Engineer or Geologist - Midwest

SCST Inc. is a growing firm that provides environmental science & engineering, geotechnical engineering, geophysics, special inspection & materials testing, facilities consulting, and telecom & utilities services. We are currently looking for an entry or mid-level Environmental Geologist, Scientist or Engineer for our Chicago, IL or Milwaukee, WI office.
 
Position Summary
This position will provide technical support to our Environmental Science and Engineering Group on various environmental projects primarily on federal contracts for sites, including federal facilities in the Midwestern USA. Substantial travel and fieldwork will be required.
 
Responsibilities
1. The position will require a mixture of field activities and office activities. Field-related tasks include: Preparation for field tasks and execution of field work including air, soil, sediment, and groundwater sampling; remedial construction management or oversight; installing, developing and sampling monitoring wells; logging soil borings and collection of soil samples; drum and waste sampling; and using Scribe software to complete chain-of-custody forms.
2. Conduct environmental field studies and surveys;
• Working as part of a field team to conduct investigation and/or oversight projects.
• Provide technical support as part of a project team performing preliminary assessments, site investigations, remedial investigations/actions, site surveys, feasibility studies as part of providing solutions to clients under CERCLA, RCRA and other environmental compliance regulations.
• Provide field oversight for sampling, responses, and remedial activities by others.
3. Office tasks will include organization of project data (data entry into existing database), data analysis, compilation of field data for project archives and reporting, authoring portions of, or complete, reports, assistance with all activities involved in preparing a report that goes to the client, and management and maintenance of project files.
4. Writing and supporting the writing of documents, including field oversight documentation reports, field reports, health and safety plans, quality assurance project plans, field sampling plans, data management plans, remedial investigation reports and feasibility studies.
5. Position has promotion potential to task manager, field team leader, or project manager, depending on experience.
6. May also work on other environmental and clean construction projects, depending on workload.
7. May perform other duties as required.
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat. Experience with Microsoft Access a plus.
2. Proven organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
3. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal with diverse personalities.
4. Demonstrated technical writing ability.
5. Ability to perform field operations, travel, and work effectively in a team environment.
6. Construction inspection/oversight experience is a plus.
7. Excellent documentation skills and attention to detail.
8. Strong problem solving skills and attention to detail.
9. Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, and demanding environment. Knowledge in organizing, planning, and prioritizing work.
10. Ability to follow directions and to work independently.
11. Experience under a RAC or other Federal programs a definite plus.
 
Experience/Education/Registrations
1. B.S. in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science or other related discipline.
2. Zero (0) to five (5) years of experience with similar work, including sampling and data management.
3. Experience in environmental sampling a plus.
4. Experience with the CERCLA (Superfund) Process is beneficial.
5. Certification of 40-hour HAZWOPER preferred, will train if required.
6. Current First Aid & CPR Training (preferred), will train if required.
 
Work Requirements:
1. The position will require working in the SCST office located in Chicago, IL or Milwaukee, WI.
2. Travel mainly in Midwest required, primarily for field work, and is anticipated to be 50% of the time or greater. The travel requirements may change as this position evolves.
3. Ability to lift 50 lbs.
4. Ability to pass a HAZWOPER physical.
5. Must have valid driver’s license.
6. Must be capable of passing a security background check and working on federal government installations and projects.
 
SCST offers competitive compensation and a full benefit package that includes medical/dental/ life insurance, nine(9) paid holidays, vacation time and sick leave, and a company 401(k) Plan. SCST also hires Variable-Time Employees at competitive hourly rates. For immediate consideration please email a resume, salary requirements, employment application (request from hr@scst.com) to hr@scst.com or fax to 619.280.4717. Please put position Chi0918ENV in the subject line. 
 
SCST is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of SCST to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship, status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Administrative Assistant - Chicago

Reports To: Manager of Administration
Status: Non-Exempt
 
Basic Function
Performs administrative and office support activities for multiple supervisors. Duties may include fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, word processing, creating spreadsheets, and filing. Strong communication skills are required.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide a presence at the front desk, answer and transfer calls
Receive packages and mail, disburse to appropriate parties
Maintain and track visitor log
Coordinate visitor lists with building security for office parties, luncheons, meetings, etc.
Track, organize, and order supplies
Maintain orderly and clean common areas and storage rooms
Compile, revise, and disseminate employees schedule on a weekly basis
Assist in field office maintenance
Maintain stock of staff apparel and business cards
Edit reports for grammar and formatting
Compile and deliver reports to business partners in Chicago Loop
Scan and file documents, maintain digital and hard copy filing system
Effective and courteous communication via email, letters, phone calls on behalf of the company
Assist in developing/implementing changes to the filing system when directed to do so
Provide courteous and efficient service, while working as a team player with fellow employees
Maintaining a positive work environment and exhibiting cooperative behavior
 
 Qualifications 
Able to prioritize, organize, and use time efficiently 
Must be detail-oriented 
Be able to work under pressure 
Have a good understanding of computers 
Excel in a fast paced environment with changing priorities 
 
SCST offers competitive compensation and a full benefit package that includes medical/dental/ life insurance, nine(9) paid holidays, vacation time and sick leave, and a company 401(k) Plan. SCST also hires Variable-Time Employees at competitive hourly rates. For immediate consideration please email a resume and employment application (request from hr@scst.com) to hr@scst.com or fax to 619.280.4717. 
 
SCST is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of SCST to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship, status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Environmental Project Manager

SCST, Inc. is currently seeking qualified Project manager candidates to support environmental remediation projects at former US Navy facilities in California. Duties include direct support to Navy BRAC projects at their offices located at Liberty Station, San Diego, CA. 
 
Position Requirements:
Engineering (Environmental or Civil preferred) or Geology undergraduate degree 
Professional registration (E.I.T, P.E., F.G, P.G, California preferred)
3-5 years professional experience in Project Management on environmental remediation projects
Experienced in CERCLA and RCRA regulations (RWQCB & DTSC knowledge beneficial)
U.S. citizen 
Ability to relocate to San Diego, CA
Ability to travel occasionally to Naval facilities within southwest US
Ability to obtain government security clearance
Ability to undertake a 1-3 year project commitment
OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER (OSHA 8-hr Supervisor Certification preferred)
MS Office proficiency (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Project scheduling experience (MS Project)
 
SCST offers competitive compensation and a full benefit package that includes medical/dental/ life insurance, nine(9) paid holidays, vacation time and sick leave, and a company 401(k) Plan. SCST also hires Variable-Time Employees at competitive hourly rates. For immediate consideration please email a resume and employment application (request from hr@scst.com) to hr@scst.com or fax to 619.280.4717. 
 
SCST is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of SCST to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship, status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.