Sheppard T. Powell Associates, LLC (STPA), a consulting firm and laboratory (www.stpa.com), is seeking an individual interested in a career providing water treatment consulting services primarily for pulp & paper mills and power plants. The job requires international and domestic travel. This full-time employment position would require working at our offices in Baltimore, MD – when not visiting clients’ facilities.
A B.S. degree in science or engineering and at least 3-5 years of water treatment and confined-space inspection experience are required. Applicants with water treatment contractor experience are welcome. The full-time consultant is expected to spend 10-30 days per year performing internal crawl-through equipment inspections of steam/mud drums, deaerators, condensers, and other related equipment. Typically, these inspections are performed as part of 1-7-day mill/plant visits, which may include other consulting services as well. Other common consulting services - include the following.
Selected individuals must be self-motivated, independent, eager to learn, personable, respectful of others, capable of leading when required, and able to work well both alone and within project teams. Self-education using our extensive collection of reference materials is expected. Development and presentation of technical papers and participation in relevant technical societies are encouraged. Spanish language capability would be a plus. Experience with chemical cleanings is desired, but is not required.
STPA is an equal opportunity employer, participates in E-Verify, and maintains a drug-free workplace. Job offers are contingent upon confirmation of education, qualifications, and experience presented along with the successful completion of a background check, E-Verify, and pre-employment drug testing. A valid driver’s license and passport are required for travel purposes to clients’ facilities.