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Lab Technician I _ Houston, TX

Kelly Services
Houston, TX 77007
**Lab Technician I _ Houston, TX**

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Lab Technician I for one of our top clients in Houston, TX

**Assignment Duration:** 6 months

**Pay Rate:** $22.50/hour

**Shift:** 8 hours/day shift

As a Lab Technician I placed with Kelly Services you will be responsible for supporting the development of solutions for the EOR Technical Service Team. The position is in an oilfield laboratory primarily working with surfactants, polymers, and crude oil. Duties include, but are not limited to solution preparation, sample testing, laboratory equipment operation, and results documentation.

+ Must have a strong work ethic, self-motivation, and safety mindset.

+ Must be able to work comfortably in a team environment and effectively on individual efforts.

+ Must have basic computer skills and be comfortable with email, MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint.

+ Must have the highest standards of integrity, accuracy, and attention to detail.

+ Must be flexible and capable of adapting to priority changes on a daily basis.

+ Must possess good oral and written communication skills.


+ Proficiency in general laboratory techniques and familiarity with basic laboratory instrumentation (e.g. balances, ovens, pH meters, etc.) is required.

+ Experience with polymer testing equipment (e.g. mixers, viscometers, and rheometers) is desired. Experience in technical documentation required.

+ Ability to interpret documents such as safety operating procedures, operating and maintenance instructions, and safety data sheets is required.

+ Basic knowledge of chemical compatibility required. Basic knowledge of surfactants and polymer chemistries is desired.

+ Basic knowledge of chemical handling and chemical storage required. College level understanding of chemistry, physics and engineering required.

+ Detailed oriented and with high sensitivity to timeline is a must.

+ Good mechanical aptitude is desired.

+ Proactive in task management and ability to address/take care of basic laboratory facilitation.

+ Qualified individual will be capable of full shifts of light physical activity, full days of desk work and combinations of both.


+ A high school diploma is required with 6 years practical laboratory experience, an Associate's degree with 2 years practical laboratory experience, or a Bachelor's degree in a scientific field. Company recognizes Institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Email for questions about the position but please apply online to be considered for the position.

Why Kelly?

+ As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

+ Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

+ Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career

+ Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center

+ Weekly pay and service bonus plans

+ Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*

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*Available for purchase and administered by a designated third-party vendor

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (
Posted: 2022-05-30 Expires: 2022-06-30

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Lab Technician I _ Houston, TX

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