Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Laboratory Ops / Tech
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Midland, 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 has an opening for an experienced Lab Technician in our Midland, TX location. As a leader in the oilfield services industry, Baker Hughes offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high performance organization.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Under general supervision, conducts routine chemical and physical analysis by running tests
  • Works independently performing mechanical and wet chemical bench tests for analysis of production fluids and solids
  • Assists technical support personnel in compiling, analyzing and interpreting results to internal and external customers
  • Handles special projects as assigned
  • Working with ICP, IC, GC, XRD, IR, Microwave Ash Ovens and Digesters
  • Communicates results to supervisor in detailed manner

  • High School Diploma with 5+ years' experience in a lab environment or Associate's Degree with 3+ years' experience or Bachelor's Degree with 2+ years' experience. BS in Chemistry required if there is no additional hands on laboratory experience. BS in another science field would be acceptable if there is additional hands on laboratory experience
  • Previous supervisory experience and/or previous experience working on an independent level
  • Dependable and punctual with a solid understanding of proper laboratory testing techniques and safety guidelines
  • Knowledge of advanced laboratory equipment
  • Computer (PC) skills; experience creating spreadsheets and reports on a PC
  • Ability to perform detail oriented, mistake free work and excellent teamwork skills

Desired Characteristics:
  • Candidates with oilfield lab experience, EPA Certified lab experience or ISO certified lab experience are highly preferred
  • 5 years working in a laboratory as an active analyst or equivalent formal education with lab experience
  • Experience working with mass spectrometry equipment (ICP, GC)
  • Experience working with Infrared Spectrophotometers (IR)
  • Experience working with XRD (x-ray diffraction) or XRF (x-ray fluorescence)

Other Details:
  • This position has a Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm schedule.
  • Technicians typically work some overtime but it is not mandated.


Midland, Texas

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