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Danaher Corporation Technician II (Metrology) - Days in Coralville, Iowa


Monday-Thursday 7AM-5:30PM,

Shift after COVID-19 shift precautions are lifted will be Sunday-Thursday 7AM to 3:30/4PM (depending on which lunch they choose).

Purpose statement:

The Technician II (Metrology) is responsible for performing calibrations, troubleshooting and scheduling of preventive maintenance on the equipment within IDT’s laboratories.

Job Specific Essential Functions:

  • Performs testing on various types of equipment to ensure accuracy and precision

  • Documents testing and other actions performed with detail and precision, into the CCMS (computerized maintenance management system)

  • Troubleshoots issues with equipment and testing methods

  • Coordinates instrument testing with owning departments

  • Learns on a continual basis about existing and new equipment purchased by the department

  • Helps to identify systemic and specific issues with equipment

  • Installs new probes on Rees System (fridge and freezer monitoring system) and performs basic trouble shooting for system problems

  • Adheres to safety regulations, lab SOPs, and contamination controls

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Associate’s degree in science related field plus 2 years of applicable lab experience required

  • Bachelor’s degree in science related field preferred

  • Valid driver’s license required


  • Proficiency in a variety of PC software programs with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project and JMP preferred

  • Calibration skills preferred

Other Job Qualifications

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to prioritize and organize workload to efficiently accomplish departmental goals

  • Ability to work in a team environment, remaining attentive to ideas, recognizing responsibilities, and actively participating with others to accomplish assignments and achieve desired goals.

  • Ability to manage time and works independently

  • Ability to communicate with peers and all levels of management

  • Adaptability to performing 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.

  • Adaptability to accepting responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity.

  • Adaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards.

  • Adaptability to perform repetitive work or to perform continuously the same work, according to set procedures sequence or pace.

What do we offer?

  • 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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