Company: Baker Hughes, a GE Company
Skills: Workover or Completion
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, 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.

Role Summary:

Baker Hughes Incorporated has an opening for a Lab Scientist Completion Fluids at our Rankin Road location in Houston, TX. This role ensures BHGE can deliver flawless execution by completing laboratory testing of completion fluids and supporting on-going and future operations. This includes formulating and building reservoir drill-in fluids and testing them at high-temperature and high-pressure conditions. This role will also work with reservoir samples testing them for fluid compatibility. This position works together with other scientists and independently.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Prepare and test reservoir core samples for return permeability and fluid compatibility.
  • Analyze reservoir core samples and assist in designing completion fluids.
  • Prepare and test completion fluids, including reservoir drill-in fluids, breakers, displacement fluids, and clear brines.
  • Write and follow technical procedures.
  • Plan and perform testing to support field operations and commercial bids.
  • Record testing results in detail.
  • Prepare clear and accurate documentation and reports.
  • Label and organize products and samples.
  • Keep laboratory area tidy.
  • Follow all safety regulations and adhere to ISO 9001 standards at a minimum.

  • 0-2 years of experience testing completions fluids, including reservoir drill-in fluids, breakers, displacement fluids, and clear brine.
  • 2+ years of laboratory experience in school or a professional environment.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a scientific field; geology preferred.
  • Experience preparing technical laboratory reports.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced knowledge of chemistry or geology

Desired Characteristics:
  • Communications:
    • Verbal: be able to listen, understand, ask questions, and follow supervisor directions/instructions.
    • Read: have the ability to read and comprehend detailed technical procedures and documents.
    • Written: be able to record data and write complex definitive professional memos and technical reports.
  • Ability to resolve complex problems with broad scope.
  • Ability to communicate well individually and in team environment.
  • Able to effectively multi-task and prioritize tasks based on urgency
  • Strong ability to build peer relationships as well as work independently.
  • Advanced problem solving and project management skills.
  • Excellent organizing, planning, and presentation skills.
  • Must be action-oriented, ethical in value, and customer-focused with a drive for results.
  • Self-motivated with ability to work without direct supervision.
  • Sound ability to manage time, make quality decisions, and manage and measure work.

  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.


Houston, Texas