Equipment Operator

SCS Engineers | San Diego, CA

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Posted Date 11/15/2023
Description What we are looking for

An Equipment Operator with excavator experience who will work on the construction of landfill gas collection (or related) systems.

How you can make an impact
  • Operate an excavator on pipelines and for remediation work or several types of power construction equipment for trench excavation and grading work, such as excavators, front end loaders, rough terrain extended boom forklifts, bulldozers, backhoe, dump trucks, shovels, tractors, rollers, etc.
  • Operate a compactor (roller) to compact soil in a pond bottom.
  • Help with drilling projects by moving and lifting materials into drilled gas wells for well completion.
  • Help with hand shoveling when excavating near utilities or sensitive areas.
  • Follow Codes of Safe Work Practices for Heavy Equipment Operation, Trenching, Backfilling Operations and Well Construction.
  • Report any malfunctions or equipment problems to the Project Superintendent/Manager.
  • Checks equipment before operation to make sure proper fuels, oils, lubricants and hydraulic fluids are full.
  • Work with other SCS-FS personnel and subcontractors.
  • 4+ years of excavator operation experience required.
  • Experience in the solid waste or utility industry preferred.
  • Valid driver's license with driving record in good standing required.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of equipment practices.
  • 40 Hour Health and Safety, and Trenching Excavation Safety training.
  • Must meet physical requirements for driving (pick-up truck), 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, (screwdrivers, wrenches, hammers, etc.), and providing services under various weather conditions.
To learn more about a career in SCS Field Services, check out this video:

Whether it's reducing methane emissions at agricultural facilities and landfills, repurposing contaminated properties, producing alternative energy, or sequestering carbon, we've been focused on finding smart climate solutions and improving the natural environment since our inception over 50 years ago. Join our 100% employee-owned firm and start creating your own legacy.

As a growing firm, we offer excellent opportunities for career advancement and a comprehensive package, including:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance
  • 100% employer-funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and 401K including employer match
  • Student Debt Employer Contribution Program
  • Paid holidays and PTO
  • Safety footwear reimbursement program
  • Paid training and all necessary tools and equipment provided
  • Per diem for travel for eligible work
  • Company truck and cell phone for certain Field Services positions
Pay range for this position is $30-$40/hr depending on experience and location. This does not include bonuses or our Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

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.

Salary35.00 Hour
Equipment Operator
Per Diem
Per Diem Offered

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