Laboratory Assistant


Indianapolis, Indiana

a month ago

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Laboratory Assistant
Indianapolis, Indiana

a month ago

Job Description

Title: Laboratory Technician
Duration: 12 Months
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Shift: 7:00am-4:00pm

Assists technical personnel in general laboratory operations, maintaining laboratory facilities and equipment in accordance with Laboratory standards in order to help ensure the validity and integrity of experimental results.

Media Preparation
Wash/rinse glassware and equipment, sterilize equipment using Autoclave, fill tubes and bottles with specified solutions, prepare cleaning solutions, deliver supplies to work areas, operate basic lab equipment

CDM Tests
Perform routine lab work, test setup: put plant into trays and tag, make tags for test, thinning plants, and marking plants for mobility tests, and breakdowns (place plants onto another cart)

Uses of insecticides/fungicides, inoculate and harvest pathogens, wash and move carts, cut flats into single pots, bag and weigh plant material for disposal

Clean lab and greenhouse benches and floors, empty hazardous and non-hazardous waste containers and replace, scrub down Growth and Dew Rooms, and stock of labs and greenhouses with supplies.

Biology or Plant Pathology background preferred (AS/BS degree preferred but not required; 1-2 years experience required in lieu of degree)

Addiional requirements:
Any additional Medical Surveillance testing required? Yes, wearing a PAPR - The OSHA Respirator Medical Evaluation (Questionnaire, Vitals, PFT)
Any exposure to common allergens? Chemicals, Latex 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $19.00/hr.

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