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Danaher Corporation Technician II (Equipment Service) in Coralville, Iowa

Technician II (Equipment Service)

Employment Status: Non-Exempt

Location: Coralville

Division: Manufacturing Operations


Sunday - Thursday; 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

During COVID-19 Shift Divisions this position would be assigned a Monday - Thursday; 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM shift

Purpose statement:

The Technician II performs maintenance services on IDT’s laboratory equipment including preventative maintenance, reconditioning of IDT’s laboratory equipment, as well as addressing immediate operational maintenance and/or safety concerns. This position also ensures that equipment, tools, and materials are maintained.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensures operation of laboratory equipment by completing preventive maintenance and troubleshooting equipment malfunctions.

  • Follows Standard Operating Procedure and Work Instruction documents while performing maintenance and assembly procedures.

  • Fills out logs, reports and forms as required to document service procedures and calibration data.

  • Provides input to design staff regarding new equipment, and constructive feedback regarding existing equipment, to streamline troubleshooting and service requirements and to increase product quality.

  • Practices safe working habits, follows all IDT safety policies, performs safety checks on equipment and systems. Identifies, corrects and reports potential safety hazards. Reports issues to management.

  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices.

  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.

  • Detects source of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation.

  • Manages equipment downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance.

  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.

  • Attends monthly department meetings.

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • Associate’s degree in Engineering or Maintenance related program preferred.

Professional Experience:

  • Previous experience in a mechanically related field required.

Other Job Qualifications

  • Ability to use hand and power tools.

  • Skill to using a soldering iron.

  • Ability to follow diagrams, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications.

Physical Requirements:

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

What We Offer:

  • Generous Paid Time Off Accruals

  • 16 Hours PAID Volunteer Time Off

  • 10 Paid Holidays

  • Up to eight (8) weeks of 100% paid parental leave to eligible U.S. associates

  • 401(k) with Company Match

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Options

Are you ready to join an innovative, fast-paced, new team? Apply Now!

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.

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