SCS Engineers is seeking an individual who would be responsible for developing and directing the industrial hygiene practice in the Southwest Region, which includes California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah. The job would include business development/client contact, preparation and review of proposals, project management, and oversight of staff involved in industrial hygiene or building sciences projects. The candidate must possess a license as a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) issued by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene. A license as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals is also desired. Candidate must maintain a chargeability ratio as negotiated in annual personnel goals. It is preferred that the candidate be based out of our Long Beach Headquarters but they also could be based in our San Diego, Sacramento or Pleasanton office.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provide technical leadership and set an example of personal conduct and ethics.
Serve as Project Director on project deliverables with an emphasis on client contact and liaison. Provide technical, contractual, and administrative support to Project Managers. Assist in proposal development and preparation of budgets. Emphasize sound engineering/scientific and technical quality, client satisfaction, and project profitability.
Responsible for implementation of the company’s Quality Assurance Program in the Southwest Region. Provide technical review and quality assurance support for projects and proposals.
Provide guidance to Project Managers in dealing with project staff, staffing assignments, and accounting for resources in executing their jobs.
Serve as a key business development representative of the firm to provide technical foundations for development of larger long-term projects.
Develop and implement strategic marketing programs.
Responsible for preparing and implementing formal business development plans for assigned activities. Monitor business development and strive for cost efficiency as well as long-term positioning.
Proposal planning and preparation. Develop proposal budgets and cost estimates.
Establish and maintain appropriate contact with local and regional community. Become active in local professional and trade associations. Encourage office personnel to participate in professional activities for business opportunities and personal growth.
Train, mentor and help the development of effective technical and project management skills of staff and Project Managers.
Maintain a personal and professional code of conduct.
Demonstrate commitment to adherence to safety program and procedures.
Assist staff in professional development, involve staff in decision-making, provide on-the-job training and outside education, and establish career opportunities for staff.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering or science required. Advanced degrees (MS or Ph.D.) are highly desired.
Professional registration as a Certified Industrial Hygienist required. Registration as a Certified Safety Professional and as a lead and/or asbestos inspector also highly desired.
Minimum 10 years of related experience required.
Business Development experience is required.
Strong oral presentation and written communication skills.
Ability to work cooperatively with other and foster team spirit with all levels of personnel.
Experience developing, organizing, and auditing environmental health and safety (EH&S) programs and policies.
Experience in training and development of EH&S staff.
Experience with qualifications, marketing and business development to expand client base.
Valid driver's license with a driving record in good standing required.
About SCS Engineers
SCS Engineers is an employee-owned environmental consulting and construction firm that designs and implements sustainable environmental solutions. Our core capabilities are: solid and hazardous waste management, landfill gas, site remediation, renewable energy, and regulatory compliance for businesses and municipalities responsible for protecting our air, water, and soil as part of doing business. Our employees take pride in their work and are committed to the success of our clients. That care is rewarded; and as a result, we retain our key staff and attract new professionals with an innovative spirit. Do you have the innovative spirit we are looking for?