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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 130 professionals who provide geotechnical engineering, environmental science & engineering, special inspection & materials testing, and facilities consulting services. Our 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.

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, P.E.
CEO, Owner
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John Kirschbaum, P.E.
COO, Managing Partner
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Bill Ulmer
CFO, Executive Vice President
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Michael Palacios, P.E.
Chief Strategy Officer, Executive Vice President
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Emil Rudolph, P.E., G.E., QSD/QSP
Vice President of Engineering and Construction Services
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Royce Parker
Senior Vice President of Client Services
Steve Townsend, P.G.
Director of Environmental Division, Principal Geologist
Rik Lantz, P.G., LEED-AP
Director of Environmental Services
JD Campbell, Ph.D., P.E
Principal Engineer
Dean F. Geers
Senior Environmental Scientist, Senior Project Manager
Scott J. Brockway, P.G.
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, P.E.
Project Manager
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Clint Adkins
Director of Laboratory Services
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Jeff Silva
Director of Finance
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Lynsee Hansen
Director of Human Resources
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Mandy Serrano
Marketing Manager

SCST has proven to be a reputable and reliable vendor for water testing. Their team is responsive and when clarification or additional services were necessary, SCST has been prompt to address our needs. We are pleased to continue our partnership with SCST.

Cheryl L. Castrence
Sr. Property Manager
Kilroy Realty Corporation

All members of the SCST team have showed the ability to utilize a tactful approach when coordinating their inspection and testing service, allowing our crews progress without delay while still maintaining the highest standard of quality for the work inspected and tested.

Walter Bourgoyne
Construction Manager
CPV Sentinel Energy Project

What stands out most is their team approach and focus on service. When called upon for a solution, SCST makes it their first priority.

Troy Perasco
Principal
Construction Inspectors, LLC

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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Staff Engineer - San Diego

SCST, Inc. has been providing professional engineering and construction support services since 1959. Our understanding of the region and experience with local conditions and agencies has resulted in the successful completion of thousands of projects for 55 years. With offices in Los Angeles, Inland Empire, Central Valley and San Diego, SCST provides the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects.

 

Work under the supervision of Engineering Manager to conduct field investigations, including logging borings and test pits in soil and pavement; perform geotechnical testing and observation; conduct pavement distress evaluation; perform laboratory testing of soil and asphalt concrete; perform engineering analysis and calculations pertaining to stability of slopes, liquefaction, dynamic settlement, deep foundations, ground improvement, and asphalt concrete mixture, and mechanistic-empirical design of pavements; prepare analytic reports.

 

Requirement: MS degree in Civil Engineering with emphasis in Geotechnical Engineering with course works in advanced foundation design, in-situ testing, unsaturated soil mechanics, pavement design, asphalt concrete  and rigid pavements ; 2 years’ experience in job offered or as Senior Staff Engineer, Staff Geotechnical Engineer.

 

SCST offers competitive compensation and a full benefit package that includes medical / dental / life insurance, 9 paid holidays, vacation time and sick leave, and a company 401(k) Plan. SCST also hires Variable-Time Employees at competitive hourly rates. This classification enables employees to maintain a non-exclusive relationship with SCST that will allow you to work for other firms if you are not assigned to a project. For immediate consideration please email a resume and copies of your current certs to hr@scst.com or fax to 619.280.4717.

 

SCST will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, marital status, age (over 40), or disability (including AIDS, and cancer-related medical condition).

Soils Technician - San Diego, Inland Empire, LA/OC, Selma

SCST, Inc. has been providing professional engineering and construction support services since 1959. Our understanding of the region and experience with local conditions and agencies has resulted in the successful completion of thousands of projects for 55 years. With offices in Los Angeles, Inland Empire, Central Valley and San Diego, SCST provides the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects.

Currently, we are seeking Soils Technicians with 5 years recent field experience for our San Diego, Inland Empire, LA/OC and Selma locations. Essential duties include: Field observation and testing of mass grading, underground utilities installation and backfill, asphalt/concrete placement and testing. Certifications may include: NICET, ACI and Radiation Safety and use of Nuclear Soil Gauges. Soils lab experience is a plus.

SCST offers competitive compensation and a full benefit package that includes medical / dental / life insurance, 9 paid holidays, vacation time and sick leave, and a company 401(k) Plan. SCST also hires Variable-Time Employees at competitive hourly rates. This classification enables employees to maintain a non-exclusive relationship with SCST that will allow you to work for other firms if you are not assigned to a project. For immediate consideration please email a resume and copies of your current certs to hr@scst.com or fax to 619.280.4717.

SCST will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, marital status, age (over 40), or disability (including AIDS, and cancer-related medical condition).

Inspectors - San Diego, Inland Empire, LA/OC

SCST, Inc. has been providing professional engineering and construction support services since 1959. Our understanding of the region and experience with local conditions and agencies has resulted in the successful completion of thousands of projects for 55 years. With offices in Los Angeles, Inland Empire, Central Valley and San Diego, SCST provides the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects.

Currently, we are seeking experienced multi-carded inspectors for assignments in San Diego, LA/OC, Inland Empire, and Fresno. ACI, ICC, CWI, and City of San Diego certified professionals for any of the following disciplines are needed: Post-tensioned concrete, reinforced concrete, structural steel and welding, structural masonry and fireproofing, building Inspector

SCST offers competitive compensation and a full benefit package that includes medical / dental / life insurance, 9 paid holidays, vacation time and sick leave, and a company 401(k) Plan. SCST also hires Variable-Time Employees at competitive hourly rates. This classification enables employees to maintain a non-exclusive relationship with SCST that will allow you to work for other firms if you are not assigned to a project. For immediate consideration please email a resume and copies of your current certificates to hr@scst.com or fax to 619.280.4717.

SCST will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, marital status, age (over 40), or disability (including AIDS, and cancer-related medical condition).