Lab Technican

  • Location
    Houston, Texas
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Category
    Engineering - Petroleum

Adecco is partnering with Global Petrochemical for a Lab Technican. This will be a Temp to Hire or Possible Direct Hire for the right candidate. Details on this position in the Westchase area is listed below.


Laboratory technicians will also set up experiments, record data and carry out basic investigations assigned to them. They support senior scientists by maintaining detailed and accurate records of research findings. Candidate is expected to fully participate in research and development activities related to projects.

The chemical lab technician will report to the Fluids Team Lead and indirectly to the Fluids Manager.



  • Performing laboratory tests in order to produce reliable and precise data to support scientific investigations;
  • Carrying out routine tasks accurately and following strict methodologies to carry out analyses;
  • Preparing specimens and samples;
  • Constructing, maintaining and operating standard laboratory equipment
  • Ensuring the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced;
  • Recording and sometimes interpreting results to present to Scientist;
  • Using computers and performing mathematical calculations for the preparation of graphs;
  • Keeping up to date with technical developments, especially those which can save time and improve reliability;
  • Following and ensuring strict safety procedures and safety checks.
  • Complete assigned work with general guidance/directions; complete assignments with instruction for specific project objectives and for complex experimental procedures.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or related field, with a minimum of three years of experience in an industrial or chemical lab setting.
  • Experience in a research and development laboratory is a plus.
  • Knowledge of oilfield chemistry related to drilling fluids or to stimulation fluids is preferred.
  • Experience maintaining and operating analytical instrumentation is a plus



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