Reservoir Wellbore Interface Laboratory Technician M/F in Pau, France

at Total
Location Pau, France
Date Posted April 27, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


The purpose of the laboratory is to characterize the phenomena involved at the interface between the well and the reservoir. This work allows the definition of technical solutions to be implemented in order to maximize well productivity. The laboratory is attached to the Drilling and Wells division.

You report to the head of the Reservoir Wellbore Interface Laboratory.

As a Reservoir Wellbore Interface Laboratory Technician, you have the following tasks:

Carry out experimental studies on behalf of affiliates and R&D; in accordance with the Head of Laboratory instructions.
Collect data, rock samples, chemicals needed for the tests.
Analyze and Interpret the results
Draft and present the results
Contact the providers of chemicals and equipment.
Propose and/or participate in setting up new experiments.
Contribute to the subcontracting of certain laboratory activities.
Participate in and Conceive new pilots or test beds (design, subcontractor management, reception, pilot execution).
Lead and supervise the service providers’ work (maintenance, metrology, testing, and interpretation)
Participate in the process of capital equipment acquisition: technical specifications definition, call for tenders, reception, commissioning).
Manage the archiving of data and results from experiments.
Draft and update the technical documentation of the service (operating procedures for each new device, experience sheets ...).
Contribute to follow-up and continuation of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification of the laboratory, and 5S (LEAN Process) organization in the RWI laboratory.
Promote HSE culture, apply HSE improvements in collaboration with HSE service.
Candidate profile
Graduated from a technician training institute or hold a bachelor degree relevant to the position technical area.
You have at least 3 years’ experience in porous media/fluids/petro-physical laboratory analysis and operations.
Good fluency in English and in French (both spoken and written) is essential.
Offer ID18063BR
Control Laboratory
Region, department, area64 - Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Employment type
Regular position
Experience level required3 - 6 years
Exploration and Production
About us / company profile
Give your best to better energy and make the commitment with Total. With over 500-plus professions in 130 countries, we offer high safety and environmental standards, strong ethical values, an innovation culture and wide-ranging career development. Be part of the global team whose mission is already shared by 100,000 employees: to make energy better each and every day.
Job Expires10-Jun-2019

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