Laboratory Technician

Spectraforce

Johnston, Iowa


12 days ago

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Laboratory Technician
Spectraforce
Johnston, Iowa

12 days ago

Job Description

Title: Laboratory Technician
Duration: 6 Months
Location:
Johnston, IA, USA, 50131
Note: Occasional driving required

 
Job Description:
With guidance from supervisor, assists technical personnel in general laboratory and greenhouse operations in handling tasks in support of scientific research. Perform tasks according to accepted methods and training prescribed by the work group.

Job Responsibilities:
1. Assist in the execution of plant sample tissue collection in the field and greenhouse. Prepare and process tissue samples (Lyophilize tissue, weighing of lyophilized tissues, cleaning of equipment, lab organization, inventory etc). Supports submission of tissue samples for analysis.
2. Assist in maintaining database for tissue sample tracking. Assist in communicating with research personnel, expression laboratories, and field teams.
3. Work with Greenhouse lead and assist weekly greenhouse activities (Tissue sampling and submission, cleaning, plant movement and organization). Supports assay lead in insect assay/ experiments and data collection. Assist lead in conducting laboratory and greenhouse assay experiments, assay development and assay optimization.
4. Provide support in weekly assays/experiments perform in laboratory. Coordinate with team leads in weekly planning and execution of assays and laboratory works (cleaning, maintenance, etc). 

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: http://www.spectraforce.com
 
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 LOA@spectraforce.com 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: $20.00/hr.

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