Laboratory Technician

Spectraforce

Johnston, Iowa


19 days ago

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Laboratory Technician
Spectraforce
Johnston, Iowa

19 days ago

Job Description

Job Title: Laboratory Technician 
Job Location: Johnston, IA, USA, 50131
Job Duration: 12+ months


With guidance from supervision, assists technical personnel in general laboratory operations and routine laboratory or information handling tasks supporting scientific research. Perform tasks according to accepted methods and training prescribed by the work group.

We are looking for a self-motivated Plant Transformation Lab Technician to join our group. The candidate will work on plant transformation and tissue culture supporting the research dicot lab. This is a hands-on, lab-based role that requires the ability to concentrate, pay attention to details, work independently and collaboratively efficiently, troubleshoot to develop effective solutions when problems occur, and maintain organized records of work, project data, and other information as needed. This position is Part-time and will work on average 40 hours per week, with a flexible schedule.

Qualifications
1. Bachelor or Associate Degree in Biology, Microbiology or a related field
2. Knowledge of aseptic techniques, as well as general understanding and application of scientific principles, theories, and concepts
3. Ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
4. Excellent planning, organization, and execution skills
5. Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a team member
6. Positive attitude and good interpersonal skills
7. Strong communication skills, both written and oral
8. Energy, self-motivation, ownership, and focused execution
9. Previous experience with plant tissue culture and transformation methods in an industry setting is preferred
10. Experience with light and fluorescent microscopy is preferred 

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/daily.

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