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advancing sustainability in our business, region, and workplace

VISION STATEMENT: We conduct business in a socially responsible and ethical manner, cultivate an environmentally responsible and healthy workplace, and work to create sustainable solutions for our clients, stakeholders, and local communities.

At Sci-Tek, we believe that a firm with diversity in culture, race, color, national origin, gender, and religion possesses unlimited creativity. Diverse people have differences in opinion and visualize problems and solutions with unique perspectives. Providing answers to the challenges of the world we live in would not be the same without diversity. Sci-Tek values diversity and is committed to making everyone feel welcome as part of our team.

Sci-Tek has provided sustainable solutions for our clients in the education, housing, water and sewer, and transportation industries. Specifically, in the water and sewer industry, Sci-Tek has been contributing to solutions related to regional wet weather issues though preliminary planning, design, and construction projects.   We have been involved with projects in several neighborhoods within the City of Pittsburgh limits including Uptown, Oakland, Shadyside, Squirrel Hill, Garfield, Polish Hill, Beechview, Greenfield, the North Side, and the South Side. We are proud members of the following organizations: 

We recognize the importance of sustainability in our community and consider the social, economic, and environmental impacts of the daily decisions we make as both a business and as individuals. The Sci-Tek Sustainability Committee is comprised of a diverse group of staff including engineers, scientists, and human resource and marketing professionals in both our Pittsburgh and Philadelphia offices.


Civil Engineer

Principal Engineer

Administrative Assistant

Environmental Scientist

Water Resources Associate

Survey Crew Chief

Sustainability UPDATES

On November 2nd, Pittsburgh executives and professionals met to discuss how businesses big and small are moving forward in decarbonization and other sustainable practices in the Pittsburgh region. As Co-Chair for the CEOs for Sustainability, Sci-Tek President Charles Toran addressed the group on the CEOs progress on shaping the framework to decarbonizing their companies and the entire region. (Pittsburgh Business Times coverage)

Sci-Tek staff celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act at Millvale Riverfront Park for ASCE Pittsburgh’s Clean Water Festival. Sci-Tek engineer Jason Baguet, PE helped plan this event which featured exhibitors with educational water activities, artists, a festival river trail bike parade, free rowing lessons provided by Three Rivers Rowing Association, a free tree giveaway by Tree Pittsburgh, and presentations from water experts.

Sci-Tek staff in the Philadelphia office partnered with PWD and United by Blue, Riverfront North and the Academy of National Sciences to cleanup Frankford Boat Launch. The focus of the day was cleaning up litter and debris from the shoreline of the Delaware River.

Even as local businesses have returned to pre-pandemic operations, many still struggle to break even. More than ever, buying locally is a powerful tool for keeping our communities strong and resilient. Visit today to find local businesses and Commit to Choose Local!

Sci-Tek President Charles R. Toran, Jr. is now serving as Co-Chair for the CEOs for Sustainability. Charles is working with local executives to advance the CEOs programs and missions. More information on CEOs.