Lab Technician

Select Chemistry
Midland, Texas
Feb 25, 2024
Feb 28, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

Job Details

Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt

Business Unit: Chemistry

Reports to: Manager

Travel Requirement: No

Top Tier Benefits
  • Medical, dental, vision, coverage in addition to life and disability insurance plans.
  • Paid Vacation Days and Paid Holidays.
  • Retirement and Savings (401K) Plan with Company match.
  • Annual uniform allowance.
  • Referral bonus with no cap on amount of referrals.
  • Paid Training.

Job Description

Select Chemistry's Lab Technician will test and qualify raw materials and products in support of our company's mission to manufacture quality products for our customers. The Lab Technician will conduct routine chemical analyses in a laboratory environment. The technician will be expected to produce accurate and repeatable results and documents to support manufacturing as well as the quality control process. This position will require an individual capable of working independently to meet daily work requirements.

The essential job functions include, but are not limited to
  • Perform analyses on batches of produced materials following written SOP.
  • Work may include the use of specialized laboratory equipment: Viscometer, GC, UV/Vis Spec, etc.
  • Perform analyses in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Accurately record and report the results of all tests performed.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly working environment.
  • Calibrate and maintain testing equipment.
  • May be asked to perform special projects.
  • Occasional travel might be required but will not be a routine part of the job.

Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:
  • 8 hours of college chemistry or associate degree in Science preferred.
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures used in a laboratory.
  • Flexibility to work 8 or 12 hour shift.
  • Flexibility to work day or night shift.
  • Flexibility to work overtime.
  • This facility operates 24/7 and this position may occasionally require the technician to change between either day or night shift to support 24 hour operations.
  • This position will require work on weekends on a rotating schedule.
  • This position will require work on some holidays.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry or related science.
  • 2 years previous work experience in a laboratory.
  • Previous experience in a quality control laboratory or an oil and gas industry laboratory.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Good math and computer skills.
  • Able to use Microsoft Office Products: Specifically - Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word.
  • Ability to cooperate and collaborate effectively with other employees.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Professional Attitude.
  • Timeliness.

  • A - Accountability: Take ownership of actions and outcomes.
  • C - Continuous Improvement: Embrace the necessity for change and commitment to continual growth and progress.
  • T - Teamwork: Encourage and support a collaborative, safe, and engaged work environment.

Compensation Information

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Physical Demands and Exposures
  • Environment will be extremely noisy and chaotic at times.
  • Need to have a high degree of concentration in a busy area.
  • Must sit for extended periods of time.
  • Monday through Sunday, over-time as required (24hr business operations).
  • Ability to individually lift: Maximum 25 lbs.

Affirmative Action/EEO statement

Select Water Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. It is Select's policy to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to any protected class, status, characteristic, or activity. All employment decisions, including decisions regarding recruitment, selection, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, advancement, discipline, discharge, and other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment are made without regard to any lawfully protected class, status, characteristic, or activity.

Clean Air Act

Select Water Solutions requires all employees whose jobs may involve environmental compliance to understand and comply with the U.S. Environmental Protections Agency's Clean Air Act that regulates air emissions from stationary and mobile sources. A copy of the Clean Air Act can be provided to you upon request from Human Resources.

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