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Lab Engineering Assistant

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Oregon, Ohio
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/09/2019
  • Duration: 6 months
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The Role:
Essential Functions / Key Accountabilities:
Safely maintains, repairs, and calibrates analyzers, instruments, and analytical equipment.
Completely documents any problems and actions taken to correct equipment in a timely manner.
Responds to instrument work orders or control chart deviations as required.
Identifies problems and opportunities for improvements and communicates these to supervision.
Orders parts and maintains a proper inventory of parts.
Maintains a stock of required solvents, solutions, and calibration standards.
Uses various software tools and electrical and electronic troubleshooting tools to diagnose instrument operations.
Uses various software tools to schedule and track instrument maintenance and calibration records (both preventative and corrective).
Works with chemists to evaluate, install, and implement new instrumentation.
Performing analytical testing using lab instruments
Plans third party maintenance activities

Minimum of two years of work experience in a chemical technology, electrical engineering field, or as an Analytical Chemist is preferred.

Required Skills / Competencies:
Safe and working knowledge of electrical and electronic circuit boards and components.
Safe and working knowledge and use of voltmeters and ammeters.
Familiar with National Electrical Code (NEC).
Able to read and understand instrument schematics.
Working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, electronic, and computer controlled aspects of analytical/laboratory instruments.
Working knowledge of sample conditioning systems.
Working knowledge of gas meters, gravitometers, pH meters, moisture analyzers, gas chromatographs, and spectrometers.
Knowledge of petroleum testing and specifications is preferred.

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