Lewis Energy Group

  • Chemical Technician

    Location US-TX-Encinal
    Req No.
    Production Operations
  • Overview

    Engineers chemical solutions for daily production operations and is responsible for the general coordination, analysis and optimization of the production chemical program. Will be interacting with field production technicians, foreman, superintendents, production chemical vendors, and engineering departments to provide financial scorecards and optimizing methods to provide flow assurance.


    • Takes lead role in sourcing chemicals and chemical treatments for the operations of the Production department.
    • Develops and constantly optimizes the chemical operations unit as a whole. Maintain chemical scorecards with vendors and analyze chemical monitoring data to optimize chemical program where needed.
    • Identifies standard key performance indicators and develops operating procedures accordingly.
    • Reviews production plots to identify wells under-performing and works with production engineers and field personnel to suggest best type of intervention. Develops best chemical intervention solution including soap injection, soap stick program, capillary string installation, and tubing perforation.
    • Coordinates third party chemical vendor operations including production chemical treatments. Constantly revises results to optimize treatments. Develops solutions for H2S, scale, corrosion, emulsions, foaming, and arising production problems.
    • Supervises chemical treatment driver’s daily operations.
    • Conducts periodical monitoring techniques to identify potential problems and preserve well integrity.
    • Works with production engineers on artificial lift program. Synchronizes chemical treatments/foam lift program with other forms of artificial lift.

    Supervisory Responsibilities
    This job position does not have supervisory duties.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Education and/or Experience
    Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university and 2-3 years working as a Chemical Technician or managing a chemical program.



    Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.


    Language Skills
    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.


    Mathematical Skills
    Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


    Reasoning Ability
    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


    Computer Skills

    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (specifically Excel and Word) and Cygnet or another type of SCADA system. Candidates should also have a working knowledge or familiarity with Spotfire specifically how to build charts and graphs in the program.


    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

    Other Skills and Abilities
    Strict attention to detail.


    Physical Demands
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.
    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


    Work Environment
    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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