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Lab Technician
Old Ocean, TX  Posted: 2/5/2021


PTS, working with a leading refiner, is seeking a Laboratory Technician for a long-term role in Sweeny, TX. 
Basic/Required Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Ability to work alone as well as in a team
  • Able to work 12-hour rotating shift schedule
  • Valid Driver’s license.
  • Computer proficiency (MS Office)
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States on a regular full-time basis without restrictions
  • Willing and able to perform and comply with the following items, with or without accommodation:
    1. To work overtime
    2. To lift up to 50 pounds
    3. To work around chemicals, including acids and base
    4. To wear fire retardant clothing and personal protective equipment (such as steel-toed shoes, ear and eye protection)
    5. To maintain your face daily so that a respirator/face mask can seal properly (some examples include being free of facial hair and/or clean shaven) if applicable
    6. To work outside in harsh weather conditions
    7. To work with petroleum products that are under high pressure and heat
    8. To learn computer software associated with process operations
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Associate Degree in Chemical Technology or 16 hours of college level Chemistry course work
  • 2 years experience in lab environment
  • Good interpersonal skills including active listening, issue resolution, proactive communication, leadership and teamwork

  • Ability to work alone as well as in a team
  • Performs and documents quality assurance testing to ensure the accuracy and integrity of analytical results in adherence to the Laboratory Quality Assurance program
  • Performs all analyses in accordance with the Refinery and Loss Control Programs to meet goals of improved safety and reduced refinery losses
  • Learns and applies analytical standards and methods, and regulatory requirements in order to ensure compliance while completing assigned tasks
  • Applies education and uses creativity to solve technical problems encountered during the course of completing assigned tasks
  • Communicates and consults with engineers, operators and maintenance personnel to ensure accurate analyses
  • Practices good interpersonal skill sets daily; including communication, listening, teamwork and leadership
  • Takes responsibility for tasks, quality, and accuracy and is accountable for those responsibilities
  • Responsible for the safety/health of self and those working with you, promoting health and safety of others, and performing quality work in a safe and environmentally conscientious manner
  • Responsible for complying with Laboratory policies and procedures, company policies and procedures, established standards, and governmental regulations (Federal, State and Local)
    • Overtime work required at times
    • Ability to understand and carry out work direction in a safe manner

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