EMLab - Microbiology Lab Technician
at Eurofins TestAmerica Laboratories

Date Posted: 11/14/2019

Job Description

This position is responsible for the preparation of fungal and bacterial samples for culture and screening. Employee will inoculate media with prepared samples using the autoplater and conduct analysis. 1. Daily autoplater QC.
2. Daily media QC.
3. Daily wipe down of work surfaces and autoplater (AM/PM).
4. Extract samples.
5. Daily Balance checks using calibrated check weights.
6. Produce dilutions of samples.
7. Prepare samples for microscopic or viable analysis.
8. Plate viable samples using autoplater.
9. Retrieve and/or put away prepped samples for storage.
10. Record equipment temperatures.
11. Autoclave lab supplies.
12. Additional duties may include:
a. Allergen testing
b. Legionella culture and analysis
c. Special projects
d. Viral cultures
e. Endotoxin testing
f. PCR analysis
g. Logbook data review

Job Requirements

Qualifications/Requirements:

Education:

1. BS/BA degree in a science field required.

Skills

1. General Laboratory Skills, i.e. aseptic technique.
2. Highly organized.
3. Attention to detail.
4. Exceptional decision making skills.
5. Computer literate.

Experience

1. Prior Lab experience desired.

Job Snapshot

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