Published date Posted on Indeed on May 07, 2022 (20 d ago)

Who we are and what we are looking for

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. The Controls Specialist will be working under the direction of the SCS RMC (Remote Monitoring Control) Project, Regional, or Business Manager to implement technology solutions for clients. RMC is a growing division for SCS and this is an exciting time to join this team! We prefer that this individual be based on the East or West Coast, but this is a remote position that does involve some travel.

How you can make an impact as a Controls Specialist

  • Implement technology solutions for our clients, many times in the field (typically landfill environment). These technology solutions include but are not limited to:
    • SCADA systems
    • Control systems
  • Provide thorough documentation of your work.
  • Coordinate field conditions with your work.
  • Complete field activities, many times working by yourself.
    • Control systems and SCADA systems
      • Installation work typically including:
        • Cabinet installation
        • Conduit and wiring installation
        • Radio system installation
        • PLC, HMI, and radio programming
      • Commissioning and startup work for the systems

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge, skills, and abilities desired in at least one of the following categories:
    • Control systems
      • Installing, commissioning, and troubleshooting control panels, sensors, conduit, and wiring in the field (preferably outdoor locations)
      • Ethernet networking and radios
      • PLC and HMI programming, preferably:
        • Automation Direct Productivity and DL series PLCs
        • Automation Direct Cmore HMIs
        • Allen Bradley PLCs and HMIs
      • Control system troubleshooting
    • SCADA systems
      • Inductive Automation’s Ignition software
      • Ethernet networking and radios
      • Industrial automation communication protocols:
        • EtherNet/IP
        • Modbus TCP/IP
      • SCADA system troubleshooting
      • Python programming
      • Database scripting and setup
  • Ability to travel up to 25%.


  • Experience developing projects in Inductive Automation’s Perspective module preferred.
  • Related experience including working on landfills preferred.
  • Must meet physical requirements for driving (pick-up truck), walking inspection of improved and unimproved property, lifting and carrying equipment/mechanical components (up to 25 lbs. unassisted), carrying and climbing ladders, operating electric tools (drills, saws, etc.), using hand tools (screwdrivers, wrenches, hammers, etc.) and providing services under varying weather conditions.
  • Valid driver’s license with a driving record in good standing required.

As a growing firm, we offer excellent opportunities for career advancement and a competitive package, including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, 401K, and employer-funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (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.

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