SGS North America
Chemist (Heavy Fuels) - Deer Park, TX
At a glance
Location: US-TX-Deer Park Map
Posted: 11/29/2019
Closing: 12/28/2019
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
SGS North America
Job description

Responsible for analysis and reporting of various products such as crude oil, fuel oils, middle distillates, petroleum and petrochemicals, LPG & LNG gases, etc..
  • Responsible for all Laboratory analysis (hands-on working on the Bench).
    • Heavy testing preferred
  • Must be familiar with Heavy Fuel testing methods such as
    • ASTM D4006, 473, 5708, ISO 8217 Bunker fuels
  • Understand and keep current with all Laboratory safety and reporting techniques.
  • Provide guidance to Laboratory Technicians to maintain proper level of training among Laboratory personnel, which can include supervisory duties.
  • Complete all Laboratory reports, as applicable.
  • Understand and keep current with all Laboratory analysis methods.
  • Responsible for the operation of Gas Chromatograph and other Laboratory equipment.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and calibration of Laboratory equipment.
  • Position requires a dependable and reliable individual; whose daily presence adds to the success of the Department.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Job requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or a related science preferred, or equivalent work experience; one (1) year of direct transferable experience working in a laboratory as preferred.
  • Knowledgably in ASTM, CPL, ISO, and other petroleum product specifications.
  • Must be able to work with all chemical, petrochemical and petroleum products.
  • Must be able to differentiate between colors accurately by sight.
  • Position may require an individual to return back to the laboratory, other than regular business hours, which can include evenings, weekend / holidays, when needed to meet business / customer commitments.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from individuals and/or groups both within the organization.
  • Ability to synthesize information from a variety of sources into solutions and work effectively under pressure while acting accordingly to the SGS standards of ethics and integrity.
  • High level of accuracy is required, with special attention to details.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, while balancing numerous projects concurrently with different deadlines.


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
  • SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

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Chemist (Heavy Fuels) - Deer Park, TX