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Lab Technician

Houston, TX

Posted: 03/28/2019 Employment Type: Temp to Hire Function: Light Industrial Job Number: 18081 Pay Rate: $13.00-$13.50/hr

Murray Resources is in search of a Laboratory Technician I to work for a manufacturing company in the Oil and Gas, geochemistry industry.

  • Location: Houston, NW
  • Pay: $13.00-$13.50
  • Type: Temp to Hire
  • Shift:  M-F 8:00am-5:00pm


  • Set up, run tests in order to perform laboratory required tests 
  • Run computer programs to collect data from equipment
  • Ensure sample integrity by preventing cross contamination
  • Read and understand specific test SOPs and protocols
  • Familiarize yourself with MSDS for Laboratory
  • Ensure that enough supplies are on hand to complete testing without delays
  • Place orders as needed
  • Maintain the appearance of work area and ensure equipment is clean
  • Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.
  • Comply with training requirements via Employee Connect. 
  • Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level. 
  • Perform various other duties, projects and activities as assigned by supervisor or manager within the physical constraints of the job.


  • Laboratory experience is a plus, but not required.
  • Knowledge of testing equipment used and tests to be performed
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, and memos in English
  • Ability to follow oral instructions.
  • Computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability to work closely with fellow employees
  • Goal oriented, takes initiative
  • Comfortable with repetitiveness


***Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within a few weeks of submitting your application. ***


Kristen Cusick

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