United Kingdom Aberdeen: Entry Level Lab Technician - Chemistry

Date: Feb 5, 2019

Location: Aberdeen, ABE, GB, AB21 0GN

We are looking for the right people — people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. Experience the challenges, rewards and opportunity of working for one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the global energy industry.


Job description:


  • Under direct supervision, performs assigned duties within the chemical hygiene plan and the current HSE laboratory safety standards.
  • Design and testing of cement mixtures and other liquids in the laboratory
  • Reporting test results in the database system
  • Maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Assist with quality assurance of the processes in the laboratory and development of laboratory procedures
  • Technical support for the operation
  • Shift work 7:00-15:30 – 09:30 18:00
  • On call Duty
  • The Lab Technician role involves heavy lifting during the manufacture and testing of products. This will regularly involve exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


    We offer:


    Competitive pension- and insurance scheme

    Company health service

    Beneficial employee stock-purchase plan

    Focus on technology and further development

    Highly skilled colleagues in an international environment




  • You have 2 years’ experience from laboratory work but not essential or have an HNC in mechanical or chemical based subjects, science, chemistry, biology – Secondary School Higher Education will also be considered


  • May also build prototypes, models, and special test equipment and/or perform basic material or environmental tests using basic techniques with electrical/electronic, mechanical, and chemical equipment.


  • Relevant experience in operation of mechanical equipment that includes set-up, calibration, trouble- shooting, monitoring, and data collection can compensate for lack of formal education.


  • Generally good computer skills are required as you will do registration in SAP and Database.


  • Good technical understanding for handling laboratory equipment.


  • Halliburton is an international company and the position requires you to have good communication skills, written and oral.


    Personal qualities:


  • Strong planning skills so that work is structured to reach the department's goals.
  • You have good cooperation skills and a professional approach to all stakeholders.
  • Highly driven with initiative to provide high service quality.
  • Ability to deal with multiple complex issues whilst maintaining strong service delivery.
  • Physically fit as the position will involve some manual lifting and long periods working at a bench
  • The position requires that you champion the Company's HSE procedures.



Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Howemoss CrescentAberdeenAberdeenAB21 0GN, United Kingdom 


Job Details

Requisition Number: 67579 
Experience Level: Entry-Level
Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology
Product Service Line: Cementing 
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

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