Laboratory Geologist/Geochemist in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

at Scaled Solutions Ltd
Location Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Date Posted September 26, 2019
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


EdinburghFull-time, PermanentA fantastic opportunity has arisen for a lab-based Geologist/Geochemist to work as part of our highly motivated, customer focussed teams working on routine testing 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 resultsInterpretation of SEM/EDX analysis of a variety rock samples to deduce modes of formation damageInstrument 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/experienceMinimum of an honours degree in Geology, Petroleum Geology, Geochemistry or a related disciplineAbility to adapt to a variety of different laboratory proceduresAbility to work and integrate with different teamsWork with accuracy and traceability, using Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)Produce high quality, repeatable work completed to timescaleAbility to follow procedures and Health & Safety RegulationsSelf-managementGood interpersonal skillsDesirable skills/experiencePractical experience in an industrial settingPractical geological experienceProject managementWorking 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 Ltd is based in Livingston, Scotland, with a global presence in the Middle East, USA and Malaysia. We are a highly successful, independent laboratory providing chemical testing and technical consultancy for multinational oil and gas corporations and service providers. The company is recognised internationally within the industry for providing a broad range of innovative solutions for treatment of oil and gas productions wells. Our services are delivered primarily from our Livingston Head Office/labs with expanding operations in our other international facilities.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 Thursday 3rd October 2019.Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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