4846 Lab Technician
Log in samples and communicate with customers to determine work requests.
Prepare solid and fluid samples for analysis.
Perform sample extractions, SEM imaging and spectroscopy, particle analysis, x-ray diffraction, and other analyses as needed.
Prepare crude oil samples for analysis, process for bulk properties, and long-term storage.
Provide secondary analytical support across all sections of the tech center.
Maintain, troubleshoot, and operate multiple pieces of equipment necessary to conduct experiments.
Perform routine lab maintenance, housekeeping, and sample inventory management.
1-3+ years of experience working in a laboratory setting.
Experience working in a laboratory setting.
Experience with scanning electron microscopy, materials characterization, including imaging, spectroscopy, and elemental analysis.
Self-motivated with a strong commitment to safety, quality, and customer satisfaction.
Willing and able to work safely with hazardous samples and chemicals.
Detail-oriented mindset and excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize and execute multiple projects independently.
Strong analytical background and interpretation skills.
Ability to communicate and work effectively in a team-based environment.
Bachelor or Associate degree in materials science, chemical engineering, chemistry, or other related scientific discipline.
Proven ability to analyze structural and chemical data and assess the root cause of the material/component performance, behavior, and/or failure using various analytical methods.
Aptitude in oral/written communication and interpersonal communication skills to effectively relate with a variety of customers and communication styles.
Experienced in contributing to the development and/or revision of SOPs for lab instruments and methods.
Demonstrated commitment to performance improvement within own sphere of influence.