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Job Overview:

Perform laboratory tests in order to produce reliable and precise data to support scientific investigations. Observe and maintain safety requirements.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

Perform non-routine lab analyses as required.
Carry out routine tasks associated with a laboratory environment accurately and while following strict methodologies.
Observe proper lab housekeeping practices.
Make basic titration solutions.
Change utility gases.
Maintain lab samples and properly dispose of waste in a safe and effective manner.
Maintain and operate standard laboratory equipment:
Titrators
pH meters
Balances
Densitometers
Sample cylinders (cleaning, purging, replacing quick connects and valves)
Vacuum pumps
Use analytical techniques and instrumentations:
Gas chromatographs (GCs) with liquid and gas sample valves
GCs with autosamplers
GCs with manual injection
Total nitrogen and sulfur analyzers

Basic Qualifications:

Basic understanding on analytical chemistry.
Mechanically inclined with strong troubleshooting skills.
Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills together with the ability to effectively manage project deliverables.
Math and statistical analysis.
Computer skills – Chromatography Data System (CDS), laboratory information management systems (LIMS), spreadsheets, word processing, graphic presentation generation.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written).
Ability to work independently or in a team based environment.
Persuasive communication skills.
Effective email/vocal communication.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum 2 year Technical Associate Science Degree required.
Must have working knowledge of GCs.
Must have knowledge of standardized methodology – ASTM, UOP, IFP, etc.
Able to learn new analytical instrumentation as necessary.
Ability to work shift schedules.

Company Overview:

McDermott is a premier, fully-integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. For more than a century, customers have trusted McDermott to design and build end-to-end infrastructure and technology solutions—from the wellhead to the storage tank—to transport and transform oil and gas into the products the world needs today.



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