Integrated DNA Technologies Metrology Lab Technician in Coralville, Iowa

The Metrology Technician supports the Metrology group by performing general upkeep within the laboratory, including decontamination and stocking. This position will assist others within the department to troubleshoot and perform calibrations on a variety of equipment.

  • Supports the Metrology group by performing necessary cleaning and decontamination tasks

  • Maintains the inventory of calibrations solutions

  • Documents testing and other actions performed into the CCMS (computerized maintenance management system) accurately

  • Schedules instrument testing with appropriate internal departments

  • Assists in the testing, calibration and troubleshooting liquid handlers, balances, spectrometers, fridges, freezers and other equipment for conformance to established standards.

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate’s degree preferred

  • Valid Iowa driver’s license required

Professional Experience:

  • Previous calibration experience preferred

  • Previous experience with Microsoft Excel and Word preferred

Other Job Qualifications

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities, work environments, management styles, and business trends.

  • Skill of attention to detail

  • Ability to acquire and apply new knowledge or skills for work

  • Ability to receive feedback and coaching from others on one's performance and use the feedback and coaching to learn

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to perform under stress when confronted with emergent, critical, unusual, or dangerous situations, or situation in which working speed and sustained attention are make-or-break aspects of the job.

  • Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers.

  • Ability to accept responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity.

  • 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.

Physical Requirements:

Exert 50-100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 25-50 lbs. of force frequently

Constant (67%-100% of work day)

  • Reaching: extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

Frequent (34-66% of work day)

  • Sitting: to assume a position in which the weight is largely supported by the buttocks, usually with the body vertical and the thighs horizontal.

  • Standing: maintaining an upright position.

  • Walking: moving about on foot to accomplish tasks.

  • Lifting: raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.

  • Using Fingers/Grasping/Feeling: writing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers or palm and perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touch.

  • Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken work- those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.

  • Repetitive Motion: substantial movements (motion) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

  • Pushing/Pulling: using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward/using upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.

Occasional (33% or less of work day)

  • Hearing: perceiving the nature of sounds at normal range; ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when auscultating and percussing.

  • Bending: bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist and/or bending leg; bending legs at knee to come to rest or kneel.

  • Climbing: stairs, stools, ramps, ladders.

Visual Acuity:

  • Work requires close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

  • Ability to read pertinent printed material and distinguish colors.

  • Ability to accurately read measurements on equipment.

  • Ability to prepare and read written documentation; use of computer.

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

ID: 2018-4381

Shift/Schedule: PT 10-19 hours/week (United States of America)

External Company Name: Integrated DNA Technologies, Inc.

External Company URL: http://www.idtdna.com/site

Street: 1710 Commercial Park