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• 6-month Fixed Term position
• FIFO from Perth to one of Australia’s leading Oil and Gas Projects
• Norwegian Roster, with immediate start


SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognised as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 85,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world.


SGS Australia provides testing services to some of Australia’s leading Oil and Gas projects. We have an exciting opportunity for an Offshore Chemist to join our team for a 6-month fixed term position. In this role, you will be focussed on providing quality service to our client whilst adhering to elite health and safety requirements at all times.


As an Offshore Chemist you will be responsible for:

• Provide chemical analysis of routine and non-routine samples as directed by the Company on an as required basis.
• Provide Expertise for the Validation of new Gas Chromatography Techniques for hydrocarbon analysis for the LNG production and delivery processes.
• Conduct and control off-site chemical analysis for environmental, in-process hydrocarbon and LNG product testing
• Use sample containers, collection, freight and analysis in a cost effective, timely, accurate and safe manner for off-site analysis.
• Minimise the need for oversight and duplication of Contractor’s activities by the Company
• Exercise effective and timely sampling in plant according to scheduled sampling and emergency or ad hoc sampling.
• Maintain training competencies for SGS Laboratory team and reserve 5 days per year for training in Perth off swing.


The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

• Qualification in chemistry or related discipline.

• Experience in an oil and gas industry laboratory with particular experience in sampling and analytical testing of liquid and gaseous hydrocarbons or similar instrumental experience.


• Experience in the operation, optimisation and basic maintenance of analytical instruments, particularly gas chromatography, ion chromatography, UV/Vis photometry, and spectroscopy instruments.

• Experience and hazard awareness associated with operating live gas plant sampling stations and offtake valving protocols. Familiarity with the application of different sampling configurations.

• Able to coordinate and be self motivated

• Good communication and interpersonal skills

• Able to build trust, respect and confidentiality


You will be rewarded with excellent remuneration as well as the opportunity to develop a successful career within a global organisation. SGS is committed to the health and wellbeing of its employees and offers incentives such as gym membership rebates, private health insurance discounts, ongoing training & development and paid parental leave.

So, what are you waiting for?
Click on the ‘Apply’ button to submit your application now!

SGS Australia is Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

SGS Australia reserves the right to close this application early should a suitable applicant be found prior.

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