Company: Petroplan
Skills: Laboratory Ops / Tech
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Sunbury-on-Thames, England, United Kingdom

Lab Technician role
Job description
Wells Solutions Fluids Laboratory provides specialist technical services to support drilling and completion operations across the globe and works with Innovation and Engineering (I&E) team to evaluate new products/tools which can improve efficiency.
The Lab Technician works in the laboratory to support all Regions by performing lab tests as required. Laboratory technician operates wide range of high-pressure high temperature equipment, rheometers and performs analytical testing. Lab Technician works with other engineers and team members from diverse backgrounds to understand project goals and design under the supervision of the Lab manager. The candidate has good technical and industry knowledge.
  • Work in accordance with Our Code, values and the Well Solutions Guiding Principles of understanding risks.
  • Support the safe delivery of projects, including driving continuous improvement of local HSSE standards and procedures and especially within laboratories
  • Maintain good inventory of consumables and equipment in the labs. Keep a good record of calibration, inspection and maintenance of equipment and parts to ensure minimal down-time including high standards of housekeeping.
  • Performs fluids and formation damage STS project works with focus on providing technical support on fluids evaluations as needed to the various Regions.
  • Observing lab testing processes, conducting research, and finding ways to increase efficiency and quality.
  • Analyze test results and derive conclusions.
  • Write technical reports summarizing the results and observations and present it to the regional stakeholders.
  • Delivery laboratory projects as per SoW and in agreed timeline.
  • Complete COSHH of chemicals prior to using in the laboratory.
  • Maintain close contact with the Discipline Community of Practice.
  • Work closely with other sub-disciplines (Fluids, Cementing, Innovation and Engineering) in terms of providing laboratory and technical support.

Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering /chemistry or similar.
  • Prior industry-specific knowledge preferable.

Required Skills
  • Strong oral & written communication skills with the ability to communicate with people in all levels of the organization.
  • Must be able to build strong relationships with peers, co-workers, management, and customers through effective communication, integrity, trust and respect.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.