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Lab Technician in Midland, TX at Rockwater Energy Solutions

Date Posted: 8/13/2018

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    Midland, TX
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Job Description

Rockwater Overview:  Rockwater Energy Solutions, Inc. and its subsidiaries provide fluids management and environmental solutions to the energy industry throughout the U.S. and Western Canada.  Our mission is to provide services and products that maximize oil and gas production and reduce costs while minimizing environmental footprint. 

We are an exciting, new Company formed on June 1, 2011.  We have approximately 1,700 employees across the U.S. and Canada.  We sincerely hope you will consider Rockwater and its subsidiaries as your next employer.  The future is very bright at Rockwater. 

We strive to be a “Great Place to Work” where Challenge and Opportunity are part of our daily experience.  We are an organization where dedication, hard work, good judgment, and results are recognized and rewarded.  If you are looking for a Job, don’t apply here.  If, however, you are looking for a Career where you can use your talent and make a contribution, please consider this exciting opportunity!!! 

Job Description

The Laboratory Supervisor job scope includes, but is not limited to: supervising Chemists and Lab Technicians; directing, coordinating, train, and advising lab personnel in test procedures for analyzing components and physical properties of materials; developing, improving, and customizing products, equipment, and analytical methods; conferring with scientists and engineers to conduct analyses of research projects, interpret test results, or develop non-standard tests; interact with the sales and field technical staff to understand their needs; developing and managing product files; and recommending instruments and equipment for the laboratory. Write and maintain methods. The position supervises shift work and in some cases requires flexible hours to effectively manage personnel. The candidate for this position will also be involved in helping write and implement a Quality Management System and culture for Rockwater energy.

  • Help design and write a Quality Management system and to lead initiatives to implement the system in the lab and manufacturing plants.
  • Interacting with Computers--Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
  • Getting Information--Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Analyzing Data or Information--Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
  • Documenting/Recording Information--Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic form.
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge--Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work -- Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish laboratory work.
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems--Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Communicating with Peers or Subordinates--Providing information to co-workers and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal.
  • Relationships--Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
Job Requirements 
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry, preferred.
  • Must have at least 4 years’ experience in laboratory setting, preferably in oil and gas industry. 2 years in analytical lab setting is highly preferred.
  • At least 1 year of supervisory experience, preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications;
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees;
  • Possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral;
  • Strong ability and desire to train, write methods and reports; ability to supervise.


  • Respectful – You treat others the way you would like to be treated.
  • Integrity – You exercise good judgment, follow the rules, and are honest in all that you do.
  • Safety-focused – You put safety concerns ahead of convenience, expedience, or haste.
  • Excellence – You set high goals and accept responsibility for the results.
  • Effectiveness – You can be relied on to deliver timely and successful results.
  • Teamwork & Communication – You work well with teammates and keep them informed.
  • Initiative & Decisiveness – You can take appropriate action without being asked.
  • Enthusiasm – You have a sincere interest and exuberance in your work.

Rockwater offers a competitive salary structure, great benefits, and opportunities for advancement.  We offer a choice of comprehensive medical plans, dental insurance, life insurance, short and long-term disability coverage, 401k, paid time off, as well as other benefits.  

Rockwater and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Thank you very much for your interest in Rockwater and its family of companies.  We will contact candidates passing an initial screening of all resumes received.