Volt Workforce Solutions Lab Technician in Santa Clara, California

Lab Technician in Santa Clara, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 12/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contingent

  • Location: Santa Clara, CA

  • Job Type: Engineering Disciplines

  • Duration: 48 weeks

  • Date Posted: 12/26/2018

  • Job ID: 126697

  • Contact Name Volt Branch

  • Phone 714-921-7460

Job Description

Volt is seeking a Lab Technician in the Santa Clara CA Area

Candidate will be a motivated, creative thinker who can be part of a team focused on high throughput genotyping, DNA copy number, and DNA extraction.

Please note this is a night shift position from 4 pm to 1 am.

Responsibilities

  • Aid in the pre-PCR lab environment performing quantitation and normalization of nucleic acids utilizing automation.

  • 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

  • Data entry into laboratory information management system (LIMS).

  • Be responsible for calibration and preventative maintenance of assigned equipment. Documentation of these activities.

  • Fill out inventory sheets for material consumed daily.

  • Assist team in stocking/restocking materials and shipping/receiving customer samples.

  • Keep lab benches clean always, especially before leaving at the end of their day.

Experience

  • 0-2 years laboratory experience (can be derived from academic internships)

  • Basic laboratory techniques required such as micro pipetting, solution preparation, PCR, gel electrophoresis, optical density measurements, work with Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), etc.

Education

  • BS in biological sciences fields, such as Biology or Biochemistry

Volt is an equal opportunity employer

In order to promote this harmony in the workplace and to obey the laws related to employment, Volt maintains a strong commitment to equal employment opportunity without unlawful regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or parental status, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.