Lab Tech I

Pleasanton, California | Contract

Post Date: 11/14/2017 Job ID: 3574 Industry: Scientific

Our client develops, manufactures and supplies a wide array of innovative medical diagnostic products, services, tests, platforms and technologies.


The Position
  • Seeking a qualified and highly motivated individual for the role of Laboratory Technician on the Research Team.  
  • The individual will support the Research and Development teams by preparing media and other materials necessary for routine Biosafety Level 2 (BSL2) microbiological and molecular biology work, routine lab equipment maintenance, and accessioning and maintenance of organism frozen stocks. 
  • Tasks will include both ongoing preparations of common stock items as well as fulfillment of special requests from team members.


Responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of antibiotic stock solutions
  • Preparation of various buffers (e.g. TAE)
  • Agarose gel preparations
  • Preparation of agar plates
  • Class II biosafety cabinet cleaning/decontamination
  • Ongoing microorganism accessioning and frozen stock preparation
  • Microorganism culture
  • Microbiological, biochemical, and molecular characterization of microorganisms
  • Performing tasks following official Work Instructions
  • Support all quality and safety initiatives of laboratories


Qualifications Required:

  • Experience in industry microbiology laboratory setting
  • BSL2 microbiology Lab Safety training
  • B.S. in biology (microbiology or molecular biology) preferred
  • Team work experience
  • Self-motivated & energetic
  • Passionate about science and healthcare




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