Lab Technician | Schlumberger

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Lab Technician

Rosharon - United States

Job Title: Lab Technician - Well Production Systems

Location: Schlumberger Rosharon Center, Rosharon, TX USA


The Lab Technician develops, evaluates, and tests materials such as polymers and metals that are used for downhole tools for Well Production System’s Product line.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to conduct routine laboratory activities with minimal guidance and supervision within established procedures and support the laboratory in preparing and testing polymer and metal samples.
  • Collaborate with engineers and scientists to perform tests by operating characterization tools and equipment such as a tensile test machine, dynamic scanning calorimeter (DSC), and thermogravimetric analyzer (TGA).
  • Document material and coupon preparation processes and findings and communicate results with engineers and scientists.
  • Coordinate and schedule tests based on backlogs.
  • Independently organize and prioritize assigned workloads.
  • Maintain a clean and safe lab working environment.
  • Ensure that laboratory equipment is calibrated and inspected (by a third-party) so that it operates efficiently to meet delivery schedules.
  • Create detailed work instructions and hazard risk analyses.


  • AA/AS Associate degree in sciences, applied sciences or relevant fields with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in sciences, applied sciences or relevant fields is a plus
  • Ability to coordinate and perform multiple/concurrent tasks in an accurate, efficient, and timely manner.
  • Hands-on experience with materials characterization techniques and instrumentation for polymer and/or metal materials.
  • Ability to learn new knowledge and process for characterizing elastomeric and metal materials.
  • Effective team member with communication and basic computer skills critical to document tests.
  • Proactive execution - sets project timeline and follows action plans to achieve desired results.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge and experience in operating Instron uniaxial test equipment, thermal analysis apparatus (e.g., Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (DMA), Thermo-Gravimetric Analysis (TGA), Thermo-Mechanical Analyzer (TMA)), and optical analysis apparatus (e.g., profilometer)) are a huge plus 

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

Schlumberger is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor- priority referral Protected Veterans requested.


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