Baker Hughes Experienced Lab Technician - Midland, TX in MIDLAND, Texas

About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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Role Summary:

Baker Hughes, a GE company has an opening for an experienced Lab Technician in our Midland, TX location. As a leader in the oilfield services industry, Baker Hughes, a GE company offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high performance organization. Our leading technologies and our ability to apply them safely and effectively create value for our customers and our shareholders. Baker Hughes, a GE company is an Equal Employment Affirmative Action Employer.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Under general supervision, conducts routine chemical and physical analysis by running tests

  • Works independently performing mechanical and wet chemical bench tests for analysis of production fluids and solids

  • Assists technical support personnel in compiling, analyzing and interpreting results to internal and external customers

  • Handles special projects as assigned

  • Working with ICP, IC, GC, XRD, IR, Microwave Ash Ovens and Digesters

  • Communicates results to supervisor in detailed manner


  • BS in Chemistry required if there is no additional hands on laboratory experience

  • BS in another science field would be acceptable if there is additional hands on laboratory experience

  • Previous supervisory experience and/or previous experience working on an independent level

  • Dependable and punctual with a solid understanding of proper laboratory testing techniques and safety guidelines

  • Knowledge of advanced laboratory equipment

  • Computer (PC) skills; experience creating spreadsheets and reports on a PC

  • Ability to perform detail oriented, mistake free work and excellent teamwork skills

Desired Characteristics:

  • Candidates with oilfield lab experience, EPA Certified lab experience or ISO certified lab experience are highly preferred

  • 5 years working in a laboratory as an active analyst or equivalent formal education with lab experience

  • High School Diploma with 5 years experience in a lab environment or Associate's Degree with 3 years experience or Bachelor's Degree with 2 year’s experience.

  • Experience working with mass spectrometry equipment (ICP, GC)

  • Experience working with Infrared Spectrophotometers (IR)

  • Experience working with XRD (x-ray diffraction) or XRF (x-ray fluorescence)

Other Details:

  • This position has a Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm schedule.

  • Technicians typically work some overtime but it is not mandated.

  • For this position, we are ideally seeking candidates who have permanent work authorization in the USA for any employer. If you do not have current eligibility to work in USA, then please visit our website to explore one of the many other opportunities that we have to offer in other locations that you may be eligible for.


Midland, TX

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Job: Engineering/Technology

Title: Experienced Lab Technician - Midland, TX

Location: Texas-MIDLAND

Requisition ID: 1809702