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  • Job reference: RMS0152730

WP Fluids Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Abbeville
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/01/2015
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The Company:
A large service company

The Role:
-Provide onsite services to the operator by measuring, testing, and supervising the running of completion fluid and subsequent displacements, including technical analysis and specific recommendations for controlling fluid properties
- Advise clients on potential treatments or improvements to the completion fluids based on data analysis and fluids testing
- Determine brine composition and treatment for blend optimization and reclamation economics
- Determine chemical treatment and requirements to optimize completion program
- Determine the case of brine, or system problems so correct treatment can be recommended
- Establish and maintain good working relationships with clients and rig personnel
- Evaluate fluid property trends for potential contamination or quality problems
- Insure proper chemical documentation including shipping papers and current MSD sheets are received with chemicals at location
- Interpret data from completion fluid checks to evaluate treatment or action required
- Maintain environmental discharge and consumption records as required by legislation or client
- Make recommendations concerning filtration processes to ensure the brine meets correct Nephlometric Turbidity Unit specifications
- Record completion fluid test results to identify trends
- Review completion program to prepare orders and mixing plans
- Test and record all appropriate fluid properties in the appropriate ONE-TRAX reporting database
- Write procedures for mixing brine, specialized completion pills and cleanup chemicals

Physical Requirements:
1. Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb stools, ladders and stairs; or balance; stoop, kneel, bend over, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell, and occasionally sit.
2. Must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds, frequently/occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Must be able to pick up, pull, and maneuver hoses weighing between 30 to 60 pounds. Must be able to handle a 15 second rope hang (except Drilling Solutions/Warehouse Utility personnel).
3. Required to wear personal protection equipment including hard hat, steel toed shoes, gloves, uniform, safety glasses, goggles, face shields, fall protection equipment, hearing protection devise, and other related equipment. Occasionally required to wear respirators or a self contained breathing apparatus, including flame retardant clothing.
4. Must be able to handle stress due to the need to meet variable customer requirements, long working hours in difficult work situations in all weather conditions and living with a variety of people in crowded living conditions.
5. Must be able to make difficult decisions on a moments notice due to ever changing activities and circumstances.
6. Must be able to drive up to 3 to 4 hours at a time.
7. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus.
8. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
9. Training:
• Safety Training - As needed: Defensive Driving, First Aid/CPR, Bloodborne Pathogen, H2S, and PEC. ISO 9001 Training.
• Environmental Training - As applicable per area: RCRA, Table Top/Boom Deployment & ISO 14001 Training. Permit training applicable per area.
• Health, Safety and Environment - Communicate corporate health, safety and environmental policies to subordinates. Ensure compliance. Monitor changing regional requirements from customers and changing regulations from governmental agencies.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
High school to Bachelors degree
3 - 10 years of experience
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