188236 - Lab Technician
Industry
MAN
Region
CA-Bay Area
City
Santa Clara
State
CA
Rate
$DOE
Duration
12 Months
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Lab Technician for an opening in Santa Clara, CA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
We have multiple lab environments in our sub-organization and every candidate hired is thoughtfully assigned to any of four environments outlined below based on previous work experience -

Train in low throughput genotyping assays such as Oncoscan and Gene expression; this requires use of multi-channel pipettes, reagent preparation and sample tracking.
Training in high throughput genotyping such as Axiom or Eureka Genomics; this requires the use of automated liquid handlers and timed schedules.
Provide assistance in the pre-PCR lab environment performing quantitation and normalization of nucleic acids utilizing automation.
Train in a BSL2 space for nucleic acid extractions for each of the aforementioned platforms.
Other general laboratory duties include –

Data entry into laboratory information management system (LIMS).
Participate in lab safety training and guidelines specific to MRSL.
Be responsible for reporting any out-of-calibration or broken equipment.
Fill out inventory sheets for material consumed on a daily basis.
Assist team in stocking/restocking materials and shipping/receiving customer samples.
Keep lab benches clean at all times, especially before leaving at the end of their day.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
1-2 years laboratory experience (can be derived from academic internships)
Basic laboratory techniques required such as micropipetting, solution preparation, PCR, gel electrophoresis, optical density measurements, work with Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), etc.
Individual must work well in a team environment
Excellent at record keeping and highly organized; neat and tidy and cognizant of shared lab space
Self-motivated
Seeking challenges
Capacity to learn new technologies/concepts rapidly and apply them to the needs of the lab
Willingness to work weekends.

EDUCATION:
Accredited BS in biological sciences fields, such as Biology or Biochemistry

WORK HOURS:
M-F, 8-5
Full-Time


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Tyler Harrell
tharrell@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x307 or (800) 927-9318 x307

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.