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Refinery Lab Technician - Deer Park, TX
United State Of America
May 23, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 1.0-5.0 years
Job Category Technician Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Laboratory Ops / Tech, Refinery Staff
Role Laboratory Technician Jobs ,Other Technicican Jobs
Designation Lab Technician
Education High School Diploma
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies. With around 93,000 employees in more than 90 countries and territories, Shell helps to meet the world's growing demand for energy in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways.

Job Description

Job Description

The Refinery Lab Technician is an integral member of the Quality Measurements Department providing laboratory support to the Refinery Sections of the Deer Park Manufacturing Complex. The role will directly support the Refinery production units by performing routine quality assurance testing.

Accountabilities include:

  • The operations of the following analytical instrumentation: Karl Fischer, densitometers, UV-Vis spectroscopy, X-ray fluorescence, combustion sulfur/nitrogen specific analyzers, automatic distillation, flashpoint determination, and Metrohm titrators
  • Gas Chromatography applications with flame ionization detectors and mass spectrometer of both liquid and gases
  • High Pressure Liquid Chromatography and Ion Chromatography
  • The use of Sample Manager / GLMIS, Open Lab, SAP and Envantage software applications in support of routine testing and reporting
  • The interpretation of SQC charts and applicable run rules
  • Perform preventative maintenance to analytical instrumentation
  • Follow Quality System procedures and protocols
  • Recognize analysis problems and proactively take corrective action per protocols
  • Interpret, record and report data; if off-specification, take corrective action per protocols
  • Ensure timely delivery of results
  • Ability to multitask and to communicate results to stakeholders as requested

Basic expectations also include:

  • Comply with Deer Park policies, order and procedures, including those for the safe conduct of work
  • Start every shift with safety, focus on what to do to make your shift incident-free
  • Act with personal integrity and transparency
  • Be fair, equitable and courteous to everyone


  • Must be authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without the requirement of a work visa
  • Must be at least 18 years' old
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English proficiently
  • Experience as a Laboratory Technician in an industrial environment
  • Willing to work in an environment where the use of computer is required
  • Willing to work outside in inclement weather with or without accommodation
  • Willing to climb ladders, walk up and down steps, and work at heights with or without accommodation
  • Willing to work a rotating shift work schedule
  • Willing to work at least 12 consecutive hours each day and a shift schedule of up to 12 days in a row
  • Willing to work overtime, holidays, nights, and weekends
  • Willing to be on call and meet call-out standards to respond to site responsibilities and emergencies
  • Must currently hold or be able to qualify to receive a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card. Note, information regarding TWIC qualification standards may be found at
  • As a part of the pre-employment selection process, candidates are required to submit to and receive satisfactory results from a pre-employment medical screening, background check and drug tests including hair and oral fluids.
  • Willing to submit to all pre-employment checks
  • Willing to support the company's drug-free work environment, which will include random drug screenings
  • Willing to support and comply with the company's harassment-free work environment policy
  • Willing to support and comply with the company's safety policies and initiatives
  • Willing to support and comply with the company's diversity and inclusion work environment policies
  • Willing to attend and achieve satisfactory results on pre-employment testing.

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