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Lab Chemist I
Rodeo, CA  Posted: 11/4/2020

Details:

Our client is a major refinery in the Northern California area serving the transportation and aviation fuel needs of the western United States. Operates an integrated network of strategic assets that creates and sells refined petroleum products, from feedstock acquisition to wholesale, commercial and retail sales outlets.  They have an immediate need for a Chemist to work in their Lab on a long-term basis. LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY.
 
Overview:
The Laboratory Chemist provides chemistry information, analytical methods instrument troubleshooting and repair, Consulting to the refinery, and performs specialized sample testing services for process stream monitoring and optimization, product certification, environmental compliance, and other special projects.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Performs specialized sample testing services for process stream monitoring and optimization, product certification, environmental compliance, and special projects.
  • Conducts training, consulting, maintenance and troubleshooting on test methods and instrumentation.
  • Develops and implements testing methods, including selection and purchase of new equipment/instrumentation, training, quality control/assurance, documentation, maintenance and troubleshooting, and continuous improvement.
  • Consults on the use of test methods/instrumentation and (2) design approaches to obtain desired information.
  • Provides consulting on process chemistry to aid in plant optimization and troubleshooting.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, fulfilling an ACS certified program.
  • 1-3 years of experience
  • Demonstrated strong mechanical skills and ability to use tools to maintain instrumentation.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate chemistry/technical information to audiences of varying technical background.
  • Demonstrated excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Demonstrated teamwork, communication, planning/organizing, leadership skills, and strong commitment to safety.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated laboratory work experience.
  • Demonstrated excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Knowledge of refinery test methods (e.g. ASTM methods for: GC, AA, IC, XRF, elemental analysis, and wet chemistry.)
  • Demonstrated commitment to and use of quality control/quality assurance principles and tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to consult on analytical instrumentation and test methods, Including method development and equipment/instrumentation repair and purchase.
  • Knowledge and understanding of refinery processes.
  • Knowledge of process analyzers.
  • Experience with chemometric modeling and analysis. 
 
Benefits
 
PTS Staffing offers a comprehensive benefits package for qualified employees which includes Medical (with employer contribution), Dental, Vision, 401k program, direct deposit
PTS Advance is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 

Job ID#:

8118

 



 

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