000971

JOB TITLE: Lab/Research Technician I

CLASS CODE: 000971

 

JOB SUMMARY

Perform a variety of routine laboratory tests under direct supervision.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Prepare equipment for experiments.

Prepare media cultures and microscopic slides for laboratory investigation.

Conduct routine physical, chemical, and biological analyses of laboratory specimens and cultures following clearly defined procedures.

Operate a variety of routine laboratory equipment.

Prepare and maintain routine experimentation and investigation records.

Clean and repair equipment.

Assist with preparing laboratory report and in preparation of cultures to be sent to hospitals.

KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING, AND SKILLS

Two years of related college course work

EXPERIENCE

None. An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted for the requirements noted.