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Wellsite Field Chemist
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2 months ago
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Exciting opportunities to work as a Wellsite Field Chemist in rural Queensland (near Chinchilla) within a dynamic environment.

Our client is one of the world's leading testing, inspection and certification companies and they are searching for a Field chemist to conduct laboratory analysis and field sampling at a Wellsite Laboratory based at an onshore production facility.

This includes maintenance of equipment, sampling and analysis as required for production monitoring purposes and development and continual improvement of sampling and analysis procedures.
  • Perform wellsite sampling according to approved standards and SOPS at designated schedules and sampling points.
  • Provide Wellsite Analysis services around testing of Natural Gas, Hydrocarbon fluids and Produced Water. Specific Tests(not limited to)as follows:
  • Hg Measurements in Gas, Hydrocarbon and Water by AAS techniques.
  • Oil in Water by FTIR/ Infracal
  • Natural Gas Composition by Gas Chromatography to ASTM D1945 or similar
  • Basic Water Properties Testing (pH, TDS, Temp etc)
  • Basic Hydrocarbon Properties Testing(Density, RVP, Water Content, Salt Content & Flash Point)
  • Basic Production Chemical Testing (Emulsion & Foaming Tendencies.
  • Operate the Mobile Site Laboratory in accordance to documented procedures, HSE standards and guidelines
  • Perform regular calibration, scheduled maintenance, and troubleshooting on equipment.


The successful Wellsite Laboratory Support at the onshore production site must have qualifications and experience commensurate with working in a wellsite laboratory, specifically:•Qualification in chemistry or related discipline.
•Extensive experience in an oil and gas industry laboratory with particular experience in sampling and analytical testing of liquid and gaseous hydrocarbons or similar instrumental experience.•Experience in performing pressurized sampling at an oilfield production facility
•Experience in the operation, optimisation and basic maintenance of analytical instruments, particularly gas chromatography, ion chromatography, UV/Vis photometry, and Atomic Absorption spectroscopy.•Experience and hazard awareness associated with operating live gas plant sampling stations and off take valving protocols. Familiarity with the application of different sampling configurations.
•Understanding NATA/ISO 17025 accreditation and the requirements for an analytical testing laboratory and experienced in the use of a LIMS.•Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised with the skills to plan and monitor laboratory work and laboratory maintenance programmes, laboratory validation, and laboratory quality control.
•Demonstrated skill to apply systematic knowledge transfer and ability to write comprehensive analytical procedures.

  • 3x3 Roster in Chinchilla
  • Fantastic rates available
  • Work with a globally recognised company


Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.
Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100 offices and 45 years of successful operation.
Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.
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JOB SUMMARY
Wellsite Field Chemist
Brisbane
2 months ago
Mid-level
Full-time