Lab Technologist

Job Title: Lab Technologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia
Salary: $2500 - $3000 per month
Start Date: 2018-08-14
Reference: BH-88017-5
Contact Name: Sarfraj Ahmed
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 15, 2018 12:58

Job Description

Candidate of this class should be able to plan and perform the day-to-day and long-term testing operations for Stimulation/Cementing laboratories. The work involves ensuring that proper API/ISO procedures and methods are used in conducting the operation of the laboratory, testing equipment and specialized programs. They are responsible for proper handling and maintenance of lab equipment and proper disposal of lab waste according to the local regulations.

    1. Must be able to prioritize and complete the work in a timely manner.

    1. Schedule analyses in accordance with API/ISO specs.

    1. Perform ongoing tests in progress and ensure that quality control protocols are being followed.

    1. Segregate and discard the waste as per the waste category and methods.

    1. Operate and maintain lab instruments, equipment, and supplies.

    1. Ensure that all supplies and equipment meet specifications for quality.

    1. Order spares and equipment as required.

    1. Follow and enforce safety policies and procedures in the lab at all the time.

    1. Performs other related duties such as maintaining and updating a data base on equipment catalogs, manuals, data books, protocols of experiments.

    1. Performing all lab functions in accordance with the industry standards of quality and standard operating procedures.

    1. Prepare samples for testing and run sample analysis.

    1. Maintain, promote and continuously improve the safety within the lab, as well as the general housekeeping.

    1. Skilled in reading and interpreting documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

    1. Ability to write legible, routine correspondence and to speak effectively as well as coherently with management and other employees.

    1. PC Literate in MS Office including word processing, spreadsheet, database, email, and web-based applications.

    1. Assist in designing new installations or modifications to existing facilities, including evaluating and selecting equipment

    1. Apply and reinforce all HSE policies at the workplace all the time.

    1. Hands-on laboratory experience in handling HPHT equipment and testing methods.


Required: A minimum of two to four years professional experience involving HPHT and API/ISO testing in an oilfield laboratory environment. Must be familiar with water and other analytical test methodology.


Preferred: Good knowledge of analytical and other oilfield lab testing

                  Good knowledge of HPHT equipment and the operating experience




• Ability to run lab tests as per the methods and procedures both in laboratory.

• Knowledge of regulatory requirements for chemicals and laboratory equipment

• Comprehensive and elementary presentation of complicated scientific principles 

• Some knowledge of Quality Management principles

• Independent user of Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point

• Energetic person, equally good working autonomous or in a team