Integrated DNA Technologies

Lab Assistant

3 months ago
# of Openings
Manufacturing Operations
PT 10-19 hours/week (United States of America)
Additonal Information
Sunday 6pm–12am and MTWTh 9pm–12am


The Lab Assistant performs preparatory work and general laboratory upkeep to aid in the production of oligonucleotides. 


Job Specific Essential Functions:

  • Performs lab cleaning, includes but is not limited to: surface decontamination, equipment decontamination, washing glassware.
  • Stores and organizes lab equipment in the proper manner.
  • Prepares tubes, plates and other labware for use as necessary
  • Maintains electronic records of tasks performed
  • Performs administrative tasks
  • Complies with the requirements for an ISO 9001 and ISSO 14001 environment.
  • Performs necessary safety, emergency, and cleaning procedures.
  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Position Specific Essential Functions:

  • Crushes glass when necessary
  • Applies proper expiration dating to reagent/cleaning labels
  • Adheres to safety regulations, lab SOPs, and contamination controls
  • Performs tasks outlined by the Maintenance Connection schedule within the given time period



  • High School diploma or equivalent required


  • Proficiency in a variety of PC software programs with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office required
  • Previous laboratory and chemical handling experience preferred

Other Job Qualifications

  • Ability to measure and handle materials in safe and accurate manner
  • Ability to maintain accuracy with attention to detail.
  • Ability to use aids and work instructions effectively to perform job functions
  • Ability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.
  • Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers.
  • Adaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards.
  • Ability to perform repetitive work or to perform continuously the same work, according to set procedures sequence or pace.

Integrated DNA Technologies is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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