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Extraction Lab Technician

Company: Aerotek
Location: Duluth
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

POSITIONS LOCATED IN ST. LOUIS PARK, MNDescription:The lab techs receive prepared racks from specimen processers, remove the sample cap from the tube, and prepares the tube by placing it on a liquid handling robot. The robot scans in the patient information for tracking and adds a reagent to extract the RNA from the sample. Candidate will also be preparing the 96 well plates from the liquid handler for the final testing process to be performed by the qPCR group. MUST have a completed bachelors degree and some basic wet lab experience (can be from college). Familiarity with lab automation is a plus. 3rd shift- 10pm-6:30am Tuesday-SaturdayLaboratory technicians assist with the receiving, labeling, testing and analyzing of samples in a sterile environment. They assist in the design and execution of laboratory testing according standard procedures, as well as maintain accurate computer records of the process and results. They will be working with human samples that are potentially pathogenic and must follow all safety guidelines. Lab Technician responsibilities include: Receiving, labeling and analyzing samples Designing and executing laboratory testing according standard procedures Conducting experiments under defined conditions to verify/reject various types of hypotheses using refined scientific methodsAdditional Skills & Qualifications:Working knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel) and database systems Ability to work autonomously and under pressure Completed Bachelors Degree in biology, chemistry or any science related field Good attendance at previous employerWork Environment

  • This is a new lab space with fully automated equipment.
  • There are a few different departments where lab technicians are needed: Extractions, Sample Management, and Automation
  • The lab runs 24/7 (closed on holidays).
  • 3rd shift- 10pm-6:30am Tuesday-Saturday ($21.78 base with 10 % pay differential for hours worked on shifts starting on Saturdays or Sundays)
  • They will train during first shift for the first couple days**
  • We are looking for a minimum commitment of 4 months with these openings although it is likely that it would get extended and could go contract to hire About Actalent:Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. Were supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Aerotek, Duluth , Extraction Lab Technician, Professions , Duluth, Minnesota

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