Lab Engineer

Posted about 1 year ago by Bedyal Petroleum
Location Erbil Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Oil & Gas
Key Responsibility Areas (KRA):
Lab Engineer is expected to cover the following KRAs:
KRA 1- Testing.
  • Receive samples (tank, truck, test request, etc.). Check all information of samples & clearly label samples.
  • Make sure there is sufficient quantity of samples prior to commencing testing.
  • Ensure all test equipment is thoroughly checked and correctly prepared prior to commencing testing.
  • Ensure samples are prepared in strict accordance with the relevant ASTM standard procedure.
  • Carry out all testing in strict accordance with the established Bedyal lab procedure and the relevant ASTM standard procedure.
KRA 2- Documentation.
  • Record all test results in both hard and soft copy and file in the designated folders.
  • Record all work performed during the shift in both hard and soft copy.
  • Prepare reports (tank, truck, certificate of quality, density, invoice, etc.) and ensure delivery to the relevant party in accordance with the established Bedyal lab procedure.
  • Maintain accurate records for all samples stored, issued and received.
KRA 3- Reporting.
  • Report immediately to the Lab Manager any emergency situation, test failure, equipment malfunction or any other anomaly.
  • Report verbally to Lab Manager at the end of the shift about all work done in the laboratory or any action needed, and that a comprehensive handover to the next shift is recorded in the lab logbook.
  • Perform the duties of the Lab Manager when the Lab Manager is absent, and report directly to the Control Room Manager for the duration of such absence.
KRA 4 – Lab Operations & General
  • Participate in the routine set-up and calibration of laboratory equipment.
  • Participate with the Laboratory Manager in the development of laboratory analytical procedures and SOPs covering safety, equipment calibration (IBNLT ISO 10012-1), correlation program, and sampling (IBNLT ASTM D-4057) of conveyances and static storage tanks.
  • Assist in acquisition and inventory maintenance of required laboratory equipment, glassware, reagents, safety equipment and other expendables.
  • Keeping up to date with the ASTM/EN/UOP/IP/ISO analytical procedures and participate in training programs to facilitate such where required.
Education / Personal Qualification:
  • Bachelor or diploma degree in Chemical engineering, oil engineering, chemist or equivalent.
  • 0-2 years of Experience as Lab analyst or Lab assistant
  • Knowledge of oil laboratory principles
  • Knowledge of data entry procedures
  • Oil field expertise
  • Knowledge of ASTM & IP lab procedure standard
  • Familiarity with ISO Standards
  • Strong communication skills (verbal)
  • Complex analytical methodology and planning skills
  • Microsoft Office
  • English and Arabic or Kurdish language skills (written and oral)
  • Able to work with the team
  • Proven self-starter in a dynamic operational/task environment
  • Proven problem-solving ability
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to deliver assigned work on time
  • Able to maintain a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Able to maintain confidential information
  • Able to work rotating shifts (flexible)
  • Able to train subordinates

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