Company: Bureau Veritas
Skills: Laboratory Ops / Tech
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Lutcher, Louisiana, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.


Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.



SUMMARY: Oil and Petroleum Laboratory Technicians perform laboratory tests to determine

chemical and physical characteristics or composition of solid, liquid, or gaseous materials for

such purposes as quality control, process control, or product development by performing the

following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND REPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may

be assigned.

Operates laboratory equipment and instruments such as microscopes, centrifuge, agitators,

viscosimeter, chemical balance scales, spectrophotometer, gas chromatograph, colorimeter, and

other equipment.

Tests materials used as ingredients in adhesives, cement, propellants, lubricants, refectories,

synthetic rubber, plastics, paint, paper, cloth, and products for such qualities as purity, stability,

viscosity, density, absorption, gas chromatograph, and melting or flash point.

Tests materials for presence and content of elements or substances such as hydrocarbons,

manganese, natural grease, tungsten, sulfur, cyanide, ash, dust, or impurities.

Tests samples of manufactured products to verify conformity to specifications.

Records test results on standardized forms and writes test reports describing procedures used.

Prepares graphs and charts.

Cleans and sterilizes laboratory equipment. Calibrates laboratory instruments.

Prepares chemical solutions according to standard formulas.

Adds chemicals or raw materials to process solutions or products batches to correct or establish

formulation required to meet specifications.

Works a rotating schedule including weekends, holidays and must be available to work on an oncall



QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must

be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are

representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may

be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or general education degree

(GED); and one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of

education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating

and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and

correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to do some basic algebra, calculus, and trigonometry.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of

concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a

variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSE, AND REGISTRATIONS: Valid driver's license required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that

must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the

essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to

finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk or hear; and taste and smell. The employee

frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands

and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities

required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and

the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are

representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this

job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform

the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical

parts and with explosive material and is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or

caustic chemicals, and risks of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of


The noise level in the work environment is usually loud

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Created in 1828, Bureau Veritas is a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), delivering high quality services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.

As a trusted partner, Bureau Veritas offers innovative solutions that go beyond simple compliance with regulations and standards, reducing risk, improving performance and promoting sustainable development.

Bureau Veritas core values include integrity and ethics, impartial counsel and validation, customer focus and safety at work.

Bureau Veritas is recognized and accredited by major national and international organizations.