SEM Operator / Geologist in Livingston, United Kingdom

at Scaled Solutions Ltd
Location Livingston, United Kingdom
Date Posted September 8, 2020
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a lab-based Geologist to work as part of our highly motivated, customer focussed team working on routine SEM/EDX analysis within the core flooding team for the oil & gas industry.Principal Duties: -Pre- 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 maintenanceFollowing test processes, plotting and interpreting data and reportingCustomer liaison including technical updates, reporting and presentation of resultsMay include reservoir rock selection, including hand specimen analysis, SEM, EDX and porosity and permeability measurements to select representative core samples for testingMay include testing in High Temperature/High Pressure flow rigs to determine the potential impacts of injected fluids on rock structure and geochemistryMay include designing and implementing new test protocols relating to routine and R+D activitiesPerson 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/experienceDirect experience with SEM/EDX analysisPractical experience in an industrial settingPractical geological/ mineralogical experienceProject management skillsWorking knowledge of ISO 9001Direct experience of lab based core analysis would be advantageousPersonal 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. The closing date for applications is 9am on Wednesday 23rd September 2020.Reference ID: SEMApplication deadline: 23/09/2020Job Types: Full-time, PermanentSchedule:Day shiftEducation:Bachelor's (Required)Work remotely:No

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