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ETC Lab Specialist
United State Of America
Mar 02, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 10.0-15.0 years
Job Category Scientific Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Chemist
Role Chemist Jobs ,Laboratory Analyst Jobs
Designation Lab Technician
Education Diploma,High School Diploma
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

We’re one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies producing safe, reliable energy now and for the future. Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to getting results the right way – by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth.

Job Description

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

• Safely conduct a variety of HTHP QA/QC tests on service partner fluid designs to support ETC drilling operations worldwide

• Develop lab tech competency requirements

• Make necessary adjustments to service partner cement designs to meet project demands

• Evaluate new lab equipment technology

• Understand the budgeting of expenses and equipment capital

• Perform routine maintenance and calibrations on lab equipment to ensure reliable testing and accuracy

• Maintain lab equipment functionality and maintenance program

• Provide technical guidance to cement engineers and lab technologists

• Perform service partner audits

• Periodically communicate with service companies/vendors to order supplies and equipment

• Maintain the labs chemical database

• Work a flexible shift, daytime and evenings, sometimes covering weekends and Holidays 

• Assists team leader with Tech Development and API projects as requested. 

• Assists in the development, verification and validation of safety programs. 

• Performs other duties as requested by management or HES. 

• Write/approve lab operating procedures

• Demonstrate competence with testing Cement Thickening Times, UCA Compressive Strengths, Rheologies, Fluid Loss, Free Fluid, Static Gel Strength, Mechanical Properties, Fluid Compatibility, as well as the ability to write specialized testing procedures.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree with 10 years of relevant experience
  • Must have previous experience working in an industry-related lab (10+ years).
  • Requires subject matter expert experience in cement slurry design, HPHT cement lab equipment functionality and understanding of API industry standards related to oil well cement testing
  • Ability to recognize high hazard potential tasks, lead job safety analysis and lab safety meetings, and write required lab operating procedures.
  • Able to generate group discussions and make critical decisions in evaluating cement slurry designs.
  • Ability to supervise and manage lab personnel and activities, mentor team members, perform team member competency assessments, willingness to share best practices; operate with integrity, etc.

Important to consider: 
  • The cement lab operates 24/7 and requires 2 shifts (daytime and evening) so this position may be called on to work a flexible shift, sometimes covering weekends and Holidays.
  • Please note shift hours associated with this role: Morning - 6am-3pm, Evening 12pm-9pm. Employees rotate shifts every 2 weeks from day to evening.
  • You will need to be on-call once a month during the weekend
  • Travel occasionally.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree (in Physics, Chemistry, or Science)

Relocation Options:

Relocation may be considered.

International Considerations:

Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.

Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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