SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE TECHNICIAN - CHEMISTRY in SAN ANTONIO, Texas
Perform chemical and instrumental analyses on fuels, oils and other petroleum products using standard industry testing methods and Test and Inspection Procedures (TIPs). Prepare solutions or solvents for various tests. Transfer samples from one area to another in the lab. Maintain workbooks and equipment on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis as per Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), TIPs, and other test procedures. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent with 1 year of related laboratory experience. Must have one semester of college level science and math course (transcript required). Continuing education in the fields of chemistry, biology, or a related field may be considered in lieu of some related work experience. Must have experience with MS Excel. Must be able to work with petroleum products and have experience using analytical balances. Experience working in the petroleum products industry is preferred. Must be able to troubleshoot problems encountered with test equipment and perform routine computations and manipulation of test data. Must be able to communicate effectively with co-workers and provide required work documentation. Must be able to follow safety procedures and policies. Must be able to read and follow written and verbal instructions. Must be able to perform other duties as assigned. Must be able to adjust work schedule to meet work workload demands; overtime will be required as needed. Shift work required. A valid/clear driver's license is required.