Airswift

Research Technician

Recruiter
Airswift
Location
Richmond, USA
Salary
Up to £24.21 per hour + Benefits
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
19 Sep 2019
Ref
BBBH1102968
Contact
Victoria Monvoisin
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Onshore
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Our client, a major oil and gas company, is seeking a Research Technician to work in Richmond, California.

This Research Technician position is intended for an experienced hire who will be responsible for conducting the day-to-day technical laboratory work of lubricant additive performance and fundamental testing, including analytical testing.

This is a testing and analytical chemistry position; no chemical synthesis is involved. The position requires working frequently on non-routine tasks of broadly outlined assignments involving a wide range of chemistries and product line applications. The position is dynamic and requires a mix of laboratory skills depending on the project business need. Candidate must maintain a high degree of independence and responsibility, reliability and accountability in planning and reporting laboratory experiments. Candidate must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with senior chemists/engineers in the Components Team. Candidate must maximize productivity by applying special skills and experience routinely, and by drawing on knowledge and skills of other experienced personnel. This is a safety sensitive position.

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • Work frequently on non-routine tasks of broadly outlined assignments involving a wide range of chemistries and applications.
  • Use a mix of laboratory test and analysis skills depending on the project business need.
  • Maintain a high degree of independence, responsibility, reliability, and accountability in planning and reporting results of laboratory experiments.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Apply special skills and experience routinely and draw on knowledge and skills of other research engineers/chemists.
  • Rigorously adhere to safe laboratory work practices.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Chemistry (preferred) or related physical science.
  • 2+ years of hands-on chemical, analytical, physical, and/or synthetic laboratory experience.
  • Demonstrated accuracy in generating and reporting data.
  • Demonstrated organizational and communication skills, including preparing technical reports of scientific data.
  • Demonstrated track record of high performance and multi-tasking behaviors.
  • Proven experience working within a team environment and drawing on knowledge and skills of other research chemists/physical scientists/engineers.
  • Proven ability to communicate clearly and effectively.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Chemistry
  • Demonstrated experience in research and technical competency in organic chemistry, analytical techniques, and data interpretation.
  • Demonstrated laboratory equipment knowledge and troubleshooting proficiency.

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