Chevron Employment – Laboratory Technician

Website Chevron

Job Description:

Driveline & Hydraulics Team is currently seeking a Research Technician to support technical service, customer support, research, and product development activities. This position is located in Chevron’s Richmond, CA Technology Center. The successful candidate will work in a team of scientists and engineers, mainly providing laboratory support to the Team’s projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducting basic laboratory bench tests.
  • Assisting with the management of the THF laboratory.
  • Assisting in designing testing protocols and research programs.
  • Analyzing test results, with charts and graphs when possible.
  • Reporting findings and conclusions in oral and written formats.
  • Preparing summaries and maintaining records.
  • Blending additive packages and finished oils for testing.
  • Scheduling blends and tests and coordinating shipping of samples.
  • Interpreting data and making recommendations.

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated skills in basic laboratory procedures.
  • Committed to always following Chevron’s 10 Tenets of OE and to SWA.
  • Ability to manage daily activities with minimal supervision.
  • Communicates clearly and provides timely updates.
  • Demonstrated computer skills (e.g., MS Office.)
  • Ability to prepare summaries and present results.
  • Ability to travel domestically 10%.
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Capable of working on multiple concurrent projects.
  • Ability to work well in a Team Oriented environment and understand Team’s objectives and individual responsibilities. Works well with team members and willing to help others when business needs require.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience conducting laboratory work safely and accurately.
  • BS degree in chemistry or a related field, or 3+ years of experience working in the additives for lubricating oils or lubricants industry, in lieu of the degree.
  • Skilled in basic laboratory procedures, with at least 1 year of experience working in chemical or blending laboratories.
  • Demonstrated experience working with additives for lubricating oils.

Job Details:

Company: Chevron

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Richmond, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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