Drilling and Completion Fluids Scientist - Houston, TX

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Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Nov 2016
Closes
07 Jan 2017
Ref
1608280
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Science
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


LOCATION

Houston, TX 77073

EMPLOYMENT STATUS

Full Time Regular

ABOUT THIS JOB

Baker Hughes Incorporated has an opening for a Drilling and Completion Fluids Scientist at our Rankin Road facility in Houston, TX. As a leader in the oilfield services industry, Baker Hughes offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high performance organization. Our leading technologies and our ability to apply them safely and effectively create value for our customers and our shareholders. Baker Hughes is an Equal Employment Affirmative Action Employer.

ROLE SYNOPSIS

This Scientist will serve as a laboratory scientist in a drilling and completion fluids test lab. This Scientist will perform laboratory testing in support of drilling and completions fluids operations. Field support will include identifying and solving various problems related to drilling and completion fluid properties and maintenance. Fluid formulation and testing will be carried out to support customer proposals. Some product development work may be required.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • Perform research, testing, trouble shooting, and problem-solving in technical services environment.
  • May participate in customer interface, with or without team leader.
  • Assignments are outlined in terms of specific objectives.
  • Assist in planning and conducting testing, design and development of drilling and completion fluid systems.
  • Select scientific methods and techniques to solve problems and makes sound recommendations.
  • May assist research and design teams.
  • Assesses results for applicability, validity and conformance to specifications.
  • Recommend appropriate methods and solutions for projects.
  • Usually works with close supervision.
  • Assignments are reviewed for overall soundness and adherence to stated objectives.
  • Handle special projects as assigned.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor's Degree in Scientific discipline and 6 years of laboratory, chemistry, or drilling and completion fluids experience OR Master's Degree in Scientific discipline and 3-5 years of laboratory, chemistry, or drilling and completion fluids experience.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Ability to communicate well individually and in team environment.
  • Developed knowledge of sciences

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS
  • Chemistry or Material Science degree is preferred
  • 5-10 years drilling or completion fluids laboratory experience
  • Knowledge of API testing procedures for drilling and completion fluids.
  • Knowledge of water-based drilling, oil-base and drill-in fluids.

OTHER DETAILS
  • Must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.



COMPANY OVERVIEW

Baker Hughes is a leading supplier of oilfield services, products, technology and systems to the worldwide oil and natural gas industry. By being the service company that best anticipates, understands and exceeds our customers' expectations, Baker Hughes Advances Reservoir Performance. The company's 39,000-plus employees work in more than 80 countries in geomarket teams that help customers find, evaluate, drill, produce, transport and process hydrocarbon resources. Baker Hughes' technology centers in the world's leading energy markets are pushing the boundaries to overcome progressively more complex challenges. Baker Hughes develops solutions designed to help manage operating expenses, maximize reserve recovery and boost overall return on investment through the entire life cycle of an oil or gas asset. Collaboration is the foundation upon which Baker Hughes builds our business and develops next-generation products and services for drilling and evaluation, completions and production and fluids and chemicals. For more information on Baker Hughes' century-long history, visit our website.

Baker Hughes is an Equal Employment Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, race, national origin, ethnic origin, color, disability status, veteran status, religion, sexual orientation or any other protection guaranteed by local law.

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