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Drilling Fluids Laboratory Assistant

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Laboratory Technician / Chemist
  • Date posted: 15/05/2017
  • Job reference: VR/42956
This vacancy has now expired.
We are urgently seeking a Drilling Fluids Laboratory Assistant on behalf of our client based in Westhill for a 3 week temporary role starting Monday 22nd May. The successful candidate must have previous oilfield drilling fluids experience, either onshore lab or offshore based. Experience with chemical titrations is essential. A scientific educational background to degree level is required along with the relevant experience.

Duties:
1) Formulate, mix and test drilling fluids as required using standard lab procedures
2) Maintain a clear and accurate record of measured data; present data in an appropriate format and communicate it to the appropriate personnel
3) Clean and maintain laboratory equipment including calibration if required
4) Keep the laboratory work area clean and tidy - maintain good housekeeping practices
5) Participate in all safety meetings if assigned