Research Technician

Richmond - California - United States - Energy - Oil & Gas - Engineering & Design - Academic Bachelor

You have some experience in research and you are seeking a new opportunity to grow in your field. Expand on your experience with this contract in Richmond, California as a Research Technician. Located just 16 miles northeast of San Francisco makes this the perfect place to add to your skill set.

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Kayla Justiss, Account manager

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About this role

As the Research Technician you will be responsible for conducting the day-to-day technical laboratory work of lubricant additive performance and fundamental testing, including analytical testing. This is a testing and analytical chemistry job; no chemical synthesis is involved. Your position requires working frequently on non-routine tasks of broadly outlined assignments involving a wide range of chemistries and product line applications. You’ll need to be dynamic and have a good mix of laboratory skills depending on the project business need.

You must maintain a high degree of independence and responsibility, reliability and accountability in planning and reporting laboratory experiments. You’ll need the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with senior chemists/engineers in the components team.


  • Using a mix of laboratory test and analysis skills depending on the project business need
  • Maintaining a high degree of independence, responsibility, reliability, and accountability in planning and reporting results of laboratory experiments
  • Applying special skills and experience routinely and draw on knowledge and skills of other research engineers/chemists

About you


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry (preferred) or related physical science
  • 2+ years of hands-on chemical, analytical, physical, and/or synthetic laboratory experience
    You must be a safety minded individual to work well in this role and the company.

Your Skills:

  • Accuracy in generating and reporting data
  • Organizational and communication skills, including preparing technical reports of scientific data
  • Track record of high performance and multi-tasking behaviors

Highly Desirable:

  • Master’s degree in Chemistry
  • Demonstrated experience in research and technical competency in organic chemistry, analytical techniques, and data interpretation
  • Demonstrated laboratory equipment knowledge and troubleshooting proficiency

Grow in your line of work and gain new experiences in the industry. Update your resume and apply today.

What we offer

Why work through Brunel? We start with competitive rates, a comprehensive benefits package and a 401k. With our industry insights and recruiter expertise, we are ideally placed to help you get the contract that best suits you. With Brunel you will gain experience and expertise, building on your skills and developing your career further.

About us

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 40 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services. Join us today.


  • Publication: PUB228973
  • Location: Richmond
  • Market: Energy
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Thursday, October 17, 2019
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Feel free to contact


Kayla Justiss

Account manager Brunel Energy USA Houston


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