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Specialist, Lab Trainee

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is one of the largest publicly traded partnerships and a leading North American provider of midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals. Our services include: natural gas gathering, treating, processing, transportation and storage; NGL transportation, fractionation, storage and import and export terminals; crude oil gathering, transportation, storage and terminals; petrochemical and refined products transportation, storage and terminals; and a marine transportation business that operates primarily on the United States inland and Intracoastal Waterway systems. The partnership’s assets include approximately 50,000 miles of pipelines; 260 million barrels of storage capacity for NGLs, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals; and 14 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage capacity.

The Lab Trainee Specialist responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing laboratory analysis (primarily gas chromatograph) for custody quality measurement and product quality control.
  • Performing wet lab bench chemistry analyses but not limited to color assays, copper strip corrosion testing, RVP, chloride/fluoride/NH3 testing in LPG samples, moisture analyses meter and coulometric, pH,  and titration analyses. 
  • Qualified Candidate will initially provide support to the MB Lab by maintaining cylinders, including replacing consumables, i.e. valves, tips, leak, and pressure testing.  This applies to single cavity flow through cylinders and dual cavity piston cylinders. Maintaining an accurate log of each of the cylinders through the use of a spreadsheet. 
  • Qualified Candidate will also maintain a current inventory of all Lab Supplies and consumables to maintain Lab Operations without shutting down the Lab.  This will encompass office supplies (i.e. printer cartridges, toner for the fax) as well as filling out POs in Oracle for lab consumables (i.e. titrants, solvents, pipettes, syringes, gloves, paper towels, etc.)



The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry is preferred.
  • Knowledge of gas chromatography (both operation and maintenance) and other analytical methods commonly used in the NGL and Natural Gas industry is required.
  • Knowledge of SQC in a laboratory environment, supporting charts, and standard laboratory data systems.
  • Possess a strong commitment to personal and job safety.
  • Must have a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record is required.
  • Must possess basic computer skills and be proficient in MS Office applications including spreadsheet and word processing as well as Lab Info Mgmt System, LIMS, and Chromatography Data Systems.
  • Good verbal/written communication skills, decision-making skills, and a strong work ethic.
  • Must be accountable and self-driven to learn, and to continuously develop and improve his/her skills through both formalized and on the job training.