Painting/Coatings Specialist

SME is seeking experienced and certified Painting/Coatings Specialist who has project experience in heavy and light industrial (refineries and chemical plants); bridges (both field and fabrication shop reviews); and limited architectural, including failure analysis to fill a position in our Plymouth, Michigan office.  Responsibilities include determining proper preparation of substrates; measuring for contaminants on the surfaces to be coated; monitoring air and surface conditions during coating application; confirming proper application; and measuring thickness. Coatings work often requires long hours, holiday and weekend work, and can be physically demanding.  

Team members will also eventually assist in developing client specifications for projects they will be inspecting.  We are an employee-owned firm with a successful 50 year history of providing consulting in the geosciences, materials and the environment. SME provides excellent opportunities for professional development in a flexible and friendly work environment. Our benefits package includes medical, life, disability income and long-term care insurance; 401(k) and profit sharing programs; and generous performance and paid time off (PTO) programs. 

For immediate consideration, email resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to

SME is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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