Company: Weatherford
Skills: Laboratory Ops / Tech
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Champaign, Illinois, United States
No location/work authorization restrictions found.


Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in more than 80 countries and has a network of approximately 700 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 26,500 people.

Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world's current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.


The Lab Technician I will assist analysts and support staff in many different areas. Duties may include setup of analysis testing equipment under the direction of the Chemists, cleaning of laboratory glassware, assisting sample receiving to organize and sort incoming samples. Candidates with lab experience may operate analytical instruments such as GC, IRMS, CRDS laser, and isotope prep systems. Preparation of sample tubes used for stable isotope prep systems may be required, as well as assistance with assembling sample collection bags, removing connectors and fittings from compressed gas cylinders, preparing completed samples for storage, and other duties as required. Adhere to company policy on Environmental policies and procedures.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: (not listed in any particular order)

Know and understand Weatherford's Enterprise Excellence Program and the Quality Policy and

comply with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures

and Workplace Instructions.

Assist lab and manufacturing departments in the assembly and testing of various types of sample

collection equipment that will be sold to customers or supplied to other Weatherford lab facilities.

Assist Sample Receiving department by opening boxes, sorting samples, and cleaning debris from


Clean laboratory glassware.

Perform maintenance on IsoTube connectors, as directed by GC analysts.

Assist analysts in water lab as directed. Duties may include assembly of distillation glassware, and

other glassware systems.

Perform simple glass working by making glass tubes to be used by analysts.

May operate gas chromatograph systems to determine chemical makeup of natural gas samples.

May operate vacuum systems to prepare samples for isotopic analysis.

May operate dual inlet IRMS systems to measure d13C and dD isotope ratios.

May use CRDS laser system to generate dD and d18O isotope ratios of water.

Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.

Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level.

Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical

constraints of the job.


Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short

correspondence, and memos in English.

Ability to follow oral instructions.

Ability to work closely with fellow employees.

1-3 years' experience in testing environment

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.


Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor - Priority Referral Requested

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. We may be a large company, but we empower our team to create fresh ideas that challenge convention and break the status quo. Our employees are the key to driving our growth and success. Everywhere we operate, they are inspired to develop new and efficient ways of raising the bar to meet the needs of an evolving industry and solve our clients’ toughest challenges.


At Weatherford, you will work in an exciting, high-energy environment where we are making groundbreaking, award-winning advancements in oilfield technology.  The opportunity to explore your potential is limitless.


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