Lab Support Services Technician
The Laboratory Support Services (LSS) Technician is responsible for providing daily, on-site services in support of laboratories and common use facilities at LJI. The LSS Technician maintains the LSS facility, keeping it clean and sanitary.. The LSS Technician will collect, clean, prepare and sterilize glassware and other lab use items using a dishwasher and steam autoclave. Responsibilities also include collecting and treating biohazardous dry waste from laboratories and treating and disposing waste in accordance with regulations and in compliance with LJI policies and procedures. The LSS Technician performs routine cleaning and maintenance of LSS equipment and performs other related duties in support of the research labs as assigned.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Clean, sanitize, and sterilize glassware as per laboratory request
Distributes clean/sterilized glassware to laboratories
Pick-up dirty glassware from laboratories
Maintains LSS facility
Daily maintenance of washing/drying machines and autoclaves
Cleans and sanitizes the support equipment
Cleans and stocks lab sink areas.
Assembles and delivers lab use consumables.
Collects biohazard wastes from laboratories
Treats biohazardous waste per SOP and regulations
Other duties in support of LJI labs as assigned
Must be able to understand and follow verbal and written instruction in English
Must be able to read and understand documents such as safety rules, standard procedures, operating instructions for washing equipment, autoclaves and other LSS equipment
Must be able to maintain written records in English as required by SOP and regulations
Must be able to stand for prolonged periods. This job has very limited work while sitting
Must be able to lift 50 pounds and carry at least 25 pounds
Must be able to use a step stool/ ladder to reach objects overhead
Must have manual dexterity in both hands
Must be able to bend down and/ or crouch repeatedly throughout the workday
Must be able to exercise diplomacy and flexibility in interactions with multinational scientific staff
High school diploma or equivalent
Previous laboratory experience is a plus
Pre-employment fitness for duty exam required
Interested applicants please submit your resume in a single attachment.
- Job Function GA
- Pay Type Salary
- 9420 Athena Cir, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA