Geologist/SEM Operator in Livingston, United Kingdom

at Scaled Solutions Ltd
Location Livingston, United Kingdom
Date Posted November 8, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


PermanentA fantastic opportunity has arisen for a lab-based Geologist to work as part of our highly motivated, customer focused team working on routine core flood testing, core analysis and applied research for the oil & gas industry.Principal Duties will include: -Reservoir rock selection, including hand specimen analysis, SEM, EDX and porosity and permeability measurements to select representative core samples for testingTesting in High Temperature/High Pressure flow rigs to determine the potential impacts of injected fluids on rock structure and geochemistryPre- and post-treatment geological analysis of test specimens, and interpretation of resultsSEM/EDX analysis of a variety rock samples to deduce modes of formation damageSupportive analysis of paper/metal filters to examine scale growth and corrosionSEM Instrument routine upkeep and maintenanceDesigning and implementing new test protocols relating to routine and R+D activitiesFollowing test processes, plotting and interpreting data and reportingCustomer liaison including technical updates, reporting and presentation of resultsPerson Specification: -Essential skills/experienceDegree in geology, petroleum geology, geochemistry (or a related discipline)Ability to adapt to a variety of different laboratory proceduresWork with accuracy and traceability, using Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)Produce high quality, repeatable work completed to timescaleFollow procedures and Health & Safety RegulationsDemonstrate self-managementWork and integrate with different teamsDisplay good interpersonal skillsDesirable skills/experiencePractical experience in an industrial settingDirect experience with SEM/EDX analysisPractical geological/ mineralogicalexperienceProject management skillsWorking knowledge of ISO 9001Direct experience of lab based core analysis would be advantageous, e.g. permeability, porosity, mineralogy or testing relating to fluid flow in porous media, RCA or SCALPersonal QualitiesDynamic and enthusiastic team worker who can show initiative and attention to detailGood organisational and time management skills with ability to prioritiseDrive to succeed and take ownership of commitmentsAbility to direct your own work and manage tasks to tight deadlinesThe Company: -Scaled Solutions Limited is a highly successful laboratory based company located in Livingston, with a strong reputation within its industry for high quality, independent laboratory testing. The company is internationally recognised in its field, specialising in the selection of chemical treatment packages for the oil & gas production industry and works on a broad range of production chemistry, formation damage and reservoir simulation projects, including a range of R&D; projects.Application Details: -To apply for this role, please send a covering letter noting your salary expectations, along with a CV you have formatted yourself. The closing date for applications is 9am on Friday 23rd November 2018.Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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