Job Posting: Offshore Production Chemist

PDI Solutions, LLC is currently recruiting for multiple Offshore Production Chemist positions to work in the Commissioning and steady state operations of an Offshore Natural Gas Production facility. This is a rotational position.


The Offshore Production Chemist (OPC) is responsible for safely conducting a broad spectrum of laboratory experiments, for properly maintaining test equipment, and for the generation and communication of reliable, properly-documented data for production.

Roles and Responsibilities

In specific, the job duties include:

• Day-to-day sampling, laboratory equipment calibration and maintenance
• Offshore sample analysis including offshore wet chemistry testing, titration etc.
• Offshore (minor) troubleshooting in areas of produced water, oil/condensate quality, gas quality, integrity management. Demonstrate rapid reaction to day-to-day issues.
• System surveillance and monitoring of the production and commodity chemical system utilization as per specific field guidelines including chemical selection support, application and performance monitoring.
• Maintain the laboratory procedure handbook as per Client guidelines. Maintain accurate records and documents.
• Provides technical support to production support, leads focused technical initiatives
• Responsible for integrity and operation of company equipment, and adherence to safety, health, and environmental procedures
• Communicate effectively with all levels of personnel within the Client organizations.
• Assist in scoping, undertaking and reporting production chemistry trials/project work.
• Ability to follow quality procedures for both onshore laboratory and field evaluations.
• The OPC will report daily, weekly and shift-wise reports to the offshore team and will report to the Production Supervisor. 


• Undergraduate degree in chemistry, chemical engineering is preferred, but not essential
• 2+ years of industrial/offshore laboratory experience preferred
• Ability to define, and implement ideas and solutions
• Flexible approach to troubleshooting and self-starter
• Strong mathematical/laboratory skills
• Mechanically inclined
• Experience with Microsoft products
• Good oral and written communications skills