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Lab Tech - Cement Lab

Houston - Texas - United States - Oil, Gas & Mining - Oil & Gas - Project Management & Services - Other

Are you a Lab Technician with
cement/mud/spacer experience? Do you have oil services experience?
If so, apply today!

Feel free to contact

Kelsey Davis, Account manager

Apply now

About this role

Seeking a Lab Technician for the ETC Business Unit. This position will sit in the Rocks and Fluids Characterization Unit, which falls under Reservoir and Production Engineering. The Lab Technician will work in the drill fluid and cement labs where they will have the opportunity to learn more about the Oil and Gas industry, specifically learn more on the cement and well testing of the Upstream Oil industry, as well as be mentored by experienced lab technicians.

  • Safely conducts a variety of HTHP QA/QC tests on service company’s fluid designs to support ETC drilling operations worldwide;
  • All inside lab work and the ability to lift between 40-50 lbs;
  • Makes necessary adjustments to service company’s designs to meet project demands;
  • Performs routine maintenance and calibrations on lab equipment to ensure testing reliability and accuracy;
  • Maintains the lab chemical database;
  • Works a flexible shift, covering weekends and Holidays. Will be required to work one weekend a month with another technician. Possible overtime work as well;
  • Performs lab testing on cement and drilling fluids according to API and ISO testing methods (Thickening Time, Fluid Loss, Free Fluid, Rheology, Water Analysis/ Chemistries, etc);
  • Performs compatibilities as needed on (Mud/Spacer/Cement);
  • Performs other duties as requested by management or HES.

About you


  • Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills;
  • Basic ability to work independently and manage one’s time;
  • Basic ability to analyze data and accurately document and record results.


  • 2-4 years’ experience required;
  • Ideally looking for someone with 2-4 years of cement lab experience;
  • High School Diploma/GED;
  • Experience in an Oil/Gas Service company highly preferred;
  • Experience in the following lab testing required: Thickening Time, Fluid Loss, Free Fluid, Rheology, Water Analysis/ Chemistries, etc.;
  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree preferred.

What we offer

Brunel Energy provides specialist personnel to the international oil & gas, petrochemical, power generation and construction industries. Our clients are predominantly major operating companies and international engineering or construction companies. Through a network of 40 offices in 5 continents (Europe, Americas, Asia, Africa and Australia), we currently second over 8,000 Technical Engineering Specialists to the largest multinational Oil & Gas Companies and major EPC Contractors, through well-established global supply agreements.


  • Contract;
  • W2 or 1099;
  • Competitive wages and benefit package.

About us

Our client is one of the world's
leading integrated Energy companies. This top 10 Fortune 500 Corporation has
pioneered everything from upstream exploration and production, midstream
transportation, power and trading, to downstream manufacturing and retail.


  • Vacancy number: PUB159453
  • Location: Houston
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Other
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Closing date: Thursday, May 31, 2018
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Kelsey Davis

Account manager Brunel Energy USA Houston

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