Top Laboratory Technician Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Laboratory Technician. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Laboratory Technician resumes they appeared on. For example, 38.2% of Laboratory Technician resumes contained Lab Equipment as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Laboratory Technician actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Laboratory Technician resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Lab Equipment

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Here's how Lab Equipment is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Assisted and advised other lab workers, performed maintenance/repair of lab equipment and ordered laboratory supplies as required.
  • Prepared lab chemicals, performed preservative analysis using HPLC, prepared reports and calibrated lab equipment.
  • Make recommendations to lab management regarding purchase of lab equipment and assist in optimal testing development.
  • Tracked and audit lab equipment in inventory system, ensuring documentation is regularly updated.
  • Utilized lab equipment and procedures to conduct both sensory and chemical analysis.
  • Perform Quality assurance on lab equipment to ensure everything is functioning properly.
  • Maintained lab equipment in proper condition, arranged for performing experiments.
  • Set up and operated lab equipment in preparation for specimen examinations.
  • Maintained lab equipment to ensure accuracy and precision for quality assurance.
  • Prepared biological media, maintained microbial cultures, general lab equipment maintenance
  • Calibrated all lab equipment and maintained cleanliness of laboratory equipment.
  • Calibrated lab equipment and preformed secondary standards for equipment verification.
  • Performed independent operation of all medical and lab equipment.
  • Devised Standard Operating Procedures for lab equipment and analyses.
  • Maintained lab equipment to adhere to safety regulations.
  • Prepared and utilized lab equipment for microbial analysis.
  • Maintained lab equipment including routine cleaning and calibration.
  • Perform routine lab equipment calibration and maintenance activities.
  • Maintained reference bacterial cultures and lab equipment.
  • Performed daily safety inspections of lab equipment.

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2. Wet Chemistry

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Here's how Wet Chemistry is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Prepared samples for analysis by various methods of acid digestion, toxicity characteristic leaching procedure and general wet chemistry techniques.
  • Performed wet chemistry analysis on animal pharmaceutical finished, in-process and stability products Using EP/USP procedures and in house procedures.
  • Performed Elisa testing and wet chemistry, utilizing lab safety with biological hazards and potential contaminants.
  • Conducted wet chemistry and instrumental analyses on inorganic and organic constituents obtained for treatment process control.
  • Utilized various wet chemistry and microbiological techniques as well as performed environmental and safety audits.
  • Assisted Quality Assurance on routine wet chemistry analysis on large-scale fermentation and bottling processes.
  • Synthesize inorganic materials by solid-state and wet chemistry reactions using several tools and processes.
  • Demonstrated excellent practical and theoretical knowledge of instrumental techniques and wet chemistry.
  • Trained laboratory technicians and non-laboratory personnel to perform wet chemistry analyses.
  • Utilized wet chemistry skills to maintain necessary solutions for Quality Control.
  • Completed microbiological and wet chemistry analysis on products for supplemental purposes.
  • Performed daily calibration of instrumentation in a wet chemistry lab setting
  • Established quality control parameters utilizing wet chemistry bench skills.
  • Performed wet chemistry analyses on Zirconium metal intermediates.
  • Prepared wet chemistry samples for radiocarbon dating analysis.
  • Worked in the Chemistry Laboratory performing wet Chemistry.
  • Utilized wet chemistry techniques to monitor operations performance.
  • Performed assays using classical wet chemistry methods.
  • Performed wet chemistry analysis techniques.
  • Performed wet chemistry analysis, including fat, fiber, and moisture of various animal feeds, forages and raw materials.

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3. PH Meter

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Here's how PH Meter is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Managed and calibrated laboratory equipment, including pH meters, autoclaves and media dispensers.
  • Performed equipment apparatus calibration utilizing pH meters to test and prepare release media.
  • Analyzed in process pigment samples and finished product utilizing micro scale chemical reactors, pH meters, and visual inspection.
  • Experienced with the following instruments for water testing during clinical trials: TOC Analyzer, Conductivity and pH meter.
  • Used base and acid along with a pH meter to measure the amount of hydrogen ions in the solution.
  • Run various machines such as autoclave, centrifuge, tumblers, mass spectrometers, pH meters and various vacuums.
  • Operated and maintained basic laboratory equipment including pH meters, balances, centrifuges, incubators, and fluorescent microscopes.
  • Conducted experiments to achieve ethanol research objectives using a centrifuge, HPLC, microscope, and pH meter.
  • Used laboratory equipment such as pipettes, centrifuges, balances, and pH meters on a daily basis.
  • Calibrate pH meter, preparation of reagents for digestion of hair, preparation of reagents used for controls.
  • Used and calibrated pH meter, conductivity meter to measure the pH, and conductivity of reagents.
  • Run a variety of laboratory instruments including pH meter, flow injection analyzer, chloride analyzer etc.
  • Worked with pH meters, mixers, flavor pipettes, and scales to ensure product stability.
  • Prepared media, ordered lab supplies, calibrated incubators, pH meters, Thermometers, Stopwatches.
  • Use electron microscope, steak plates, aseptic/sterile techniques, autoclaves, pH meter and conductivity meter
  • Calibrated PH meter, YSI probe, LDO probe, Chlorine meter and hot water baths.
  • Operate autoclaves, pH meters, auto pipettes, balances, water baths, and incubators.
  • Calibrate all equipment in the Laboratory, CEM, Chlorine Analyzer, and PH Meter.
  • Record keeping and calibration of autoclaves, pH meters, scales, and other instruments.
  • Operated all essential lab equipment such as ultrasonic baths, autoclaves and pH meters.

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4. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Assisted principal investigators with technical reporting including data entry, statistical analysis, graphical output and word processing.
  • Performed data entry to label and process laboratory specimens and recorded and sometimes interpreted results to senior colleagues.
  • Maintain accurate and timely data entry by utilizing the Laboratory Information Management System and Epic Pro databases.
  • Discarded unsuitable components and ensure proper documentation and data entry of information regarding this process.
  • Document critical data and perform computer data entry for all shipments received and components produced.
  • Provide confidential, accurate and detailed data entry for each specimen/sample analyzed in laboratory.
  • Performed characterization of nucleic acid products, data entry and performed RFLP analysis.
  • Completed documentation of data entry and reduction along with calibration of lab equipment.
  • Required meticulous data entry and management in various spreadsheets and data entry programs.
  • Managed the stability evaluation sessions, including validation and distribution of data entry.
  • Perform data entry of labeling specifications for health and nutrition department.
  • Partner with laboratory technicians in conducting data entry and analysis.
  • Helped with method certification including MDL and EQL data entry/examination.
  • Performed various administrative task, data entry and document preparation.
  • Maintained accurate data entry documentation and other general lab support.
  • Received extensive training in data entry and digital records management.
  • Complete necessary paperwork and enter data in data entry system
  • Maintained current and legible/accurate records, including data entry.
  • Administered safety audits and data entry for laboratory samples.
  • Type and data entry laboratory documents and correspondence.

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5. Test Cases

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Here's how Test Cases is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Prepared test cases to match specific client computer configurations in order to address the customer's needs.
  • Developed and executed test cases, scripts, plans and procedures (manual and automated).
  • Created effective test cases in collaboration with the Project Lead to detect software issues.
  • Involved in executing test cases in a certified lab on various test platforms.
  • Provided help desk support by building computer configurations for multiple test cases.
  • Performed routine automated test cases for various software projects.
  • Document test cases to meet desired test coverage goals.
  • Design test cases with HP Quality Center.

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6. Raw Materials

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Here's how Raw Materials is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Calculate materials requirements and communicate with purchasing personnel to ensure timely delivery of raw materials/components in support of manufacturing schedules.
  • Followed Standard Operating Procedures to analyze raw materials, in-process samples and finished goods in support of manufacturing operations.
  • Performed microbiological and chemical testing of finished products, raw materials and associated items as required.
  • Packaged and shipped raw materials/finished products to specific testing sites affiliated with PepsiCo domestically and internationally.
  • Utilized proper specimen handling of bacteriological media as well as handling raw materials for company clientele.
  • Conduct chemical and physical analysis of in-process materials, raw materials and finished product.
  • Executed microbiological testing on raw materials and finished good samples using aseptic technique.
  • Prepare fragrance compounds calculating necessary volume of raw materials as required by formulas.
  • Conducted daily and monthly inventory of manufactured and raw materials for production.
  • Controlled proper labeling of raw materials by communicating with receiving department.
  • Researched microscopic organisms, and analyzed pharmaceutical raw materials and products.
  • Weigh raw materials as determined by formula requirements for batch preparation.
  • Review formulas and raw materials for compliance with regulatory Guidelines.
  • Performed microbiological testing on raw materials and finished product samples.
  • Performed testing and certification of customer product and raw materials.
  • Allocated raw materials for the Research and Development Laboratory.
  • Performed process analysis on raw materials and finished products.
  • Maintain equipment stocked with raw materials for continuous operation.
  • Completed sampling/testing of raw materials and finished product.
  • Rejected raw materials if quality testing demonstrated inferiority.

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7. DNA

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Here's how DNA is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Picked up DNA Specimens from various research laboratories and educational institutions for DNA sequencing using 1st generation sequencing technology.
  • Design, develop and maintain standard operating procedures for consolidated DNA sequencing and molecular typing project activities.
  • Performed DNA isolation, amplification, and precipitation for Sanger sequencing.
  • Performed DNA preparation, extraction and sampling for a Biotechnology Laboratory
  • Performed DNA paternity testing in a Laboratory.
  • Tested capillaries and operated using Megabace1000 DNA sequencing
  • Prepared reagents for Toxicology and DNA regularly.
  • Performed DNA analysis for criminal casework.
  • Picked up DNA samples from labs in several universities and companies located close to the Research Triangle Parkway area in NC.
  • Participate as a member of a quality assurance team responsible for testing and extracting DNA to ensure seed variety and purity.
  • Screened forensic evidence to be forwarded for DNA analysis and maintained the chain of custody for every piece of forensic evidence.
  • Provided technical and administrative support to three research laboratories: * Prepared DNA samples for use by fellow laboratory members.
  • Perform DNA extractions from human leukocyte antigen (HLA) alleles for arthritis, type of medicine and transplant testing.
  • Qualified as an expert in the field of serology and DNA in Baltimore City Circuit Court and in Federal Court
  • Created Waste Disposal permit for the lab with MSDS included on every kit that was used to extract DNA.
  • Collected specimen and prepared samples by dissection and DNA harvesting to be examined by advanced microscopy techniques ACTIVITIES:
  • Conducted yeast transformations to determine transcription errors, random mutations, and DNA repair mechanisms in genome sequences.
  • Performed stat and routine testing and analyzed a variety of specimens quickly and accurately include DNA testing.
  • Refined the technique to extract DNA from frozen blood (samples that can be very compromised).
  • Analyzed DNA and prepared reports to assist physicians in determining a patient's response to various medications.

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8. PCR

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Here's how PCR is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Processed food samples with potential pathogen contamination and completed sample analysis using PCR and cultural methods.
  • Validated results of classical bacteriological tests with molecular biological tests such as PCR and molecular sequencing.
  • Performed PCR and Sequencing purification.
  • Performed functional test and IPP-Testing on Real-Time PCR machines of newly manufacture products to determine if the product passes recommended specification.
  • Perform comparison study between different enzymes, Gene Expression and Quanta, using PCR and known results from other laboratories.
  • Conducted research and collected genetic data for a sex differentiation study; directly involved in using PCR to replicate DNA.
  • Manufactured and assembled components specific for PCR test kits specific for Lyme disease as well as Herpes Simplex Virus.
  • Enter and verify all laboratory results including Real-Time PCR, Conventional PCR, Western blot, and ELISA.
  • Assisted in patient sample storage and preparation, conducted bench work performing 16s PCR, cloning and transformations.
  • Conducted research for the development of a dual primer PCR test kit for Herpes I & II.
  • Performed lab techniques including: Transforming yeast, PCR confirmation of transformed strains, and curating research papers
  • Used computer programs to create unique primer designs to create the PCR product needed in the end.
  • Cross trained in PCR, ELISA, and DNA extractions groups within the Genetic Quality Assurance dept.
  • Performed PCR based environmental tests for air samples and a number of infectious organisms such as MRSA.
  • Used PCR to perform nucleic acid testing for HIV, HBV, HCV, and chlamydia/gonorrhea.
  • Prepare SDS page to test by Western blot samples that could not test by conventional PCR.
  • Perform assorted lab work: bacterial and fungal cultures, PCR, data entry, etc.
  • Performed routine diagnostic assays, including DNA isolation, PCR, ELISA, and Dot-blots.
  • Performed PCR methodologies including Amplification and Extraction in both the HLA and DNA Identification departments.
  • Conducted experiments utilizing technique's such as ELISA, PCR, and DNA sequencing.

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9. Water Samples

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Here's how Water Samples is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Collected environmental water samples, prepared specialized chemical reagents as well as culture media, and processed samples using standardized procedures.
  • Collect lake-water samples according to protocol Analyze water samples in a laboratory with accurate, precise methodology
  • Performed chemical analysis on water samples to ensure clients met acceptable limits dispersed into the environment
  • Standardized and prepared water samples for cation analysis using the Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy.
  • Analyzed fresh and saltwater samples for toxicity through chemical and physical analysis.
  • Conducted analysis of water samples utilizing a variety of environmental chemistry techniques
  • Categorized soil and water samples submitted by remediation customers for analysis.
  • Participated in certain field exercises including taking water samples in Boston Harbor
  • Performed a variety of bacteriological and chemical analysis of water samples.
  • Calibrated, operated and maintained laboratory equipment to analyze water samples
  • Performed hardness and alkalinity analysis on water samples.
  • Performed microbiological testing of waste water samples.
  • Analyze water samples on laboratory equipment.
  • Helped design and implement a plan for rotating cement and water samples which enabled us to locate older samples when needed.
  • Perform basic chemical and microbiological analysis on water samples utilizing accepted procedures as outlined in Standard Methods (21st Edition).
  • Perform Jar tests and turbidity tests of the water samples from various aquifer wells and surface waters located near animal farms.
  • Used dissecting microscope to locate and isolated certain target invertebrates in water samples to determine the quality of the water.
  • Filter and digest water samples from various locations in the Chicago land areas, with the use of hazardous chemicals.
  • Analyze water samples from waste treatment system and effluent to insure compliance with state and federal regulations for hazardous materials.
  • Perform multiple standard operation procedures to extract environmental contaminants from soil and water samples for a broad range of clients.

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10. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Maintained a friendly and safe environment for students and faculty by providing excellent customer service by using and implementing effective communication.
  • Provided high-level customer service to medical hospital and laboratory vendors, insure order accuracy and resolved problems with corrective actions.
  • Assist Medical Technologist and Management Personal with customer service issues that arise in a high pace hospital clinical laboratory.
  • Assist in managing retail operations to ensure lab and retail departments work effectively together in achieving customer service excellence.
  • Worked in an independent customer service laboratory testing samples of soil and water for farming and environmental applications.
  • Provided superior customer service to students in selecting laboratory apparatus and coordinated preparation of chemicals for the laboratories
  • Serve as a liaison between the animal facility and investigators; provide quality customer service to investigators.
  • Develop, conduct, and troubleshoot plant/seed-pathogen detection methodologies in a rapid customer service- based setting.
  • Devised and implemented a well-organized system that improved customer service, efficiency, and product quality.
  • Complimented regularly by management for delivering superior customer service and surpassing the standard in sales goals.
  • Provided leadership to technical and support staff and customer service in areas of responsibility.
  • Resolved any technical support or customer service inquiries, this includes installation instruction.
  • Delivered excellent customer service to patients through participation in a medical care team.
  • Provided high level customer service in all interactions with internal and external customers.
  • Provide excellent customer service by building strong relationships with internal and external personnel.
  • Commended for providing exceptional customer service in relation to specimens and tests.
  • Provide excellent customer service to clients and safeguard personal health information.
  • Maximized sales and profitability and engaged in daily customer service techniques.
  • Coordinated external customer service engineer visits to complete their required work.
  • Provided customer service to student body and obtained loyal customer relationship.

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11. Microbiology

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Here's how Microbiology is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Performed routine specimen processing, analysis and resulting of hematology, microbiology, chemistry, urinalysis, serology and blood samples.
  • Proposed and initiated restructuring of Diagnostic Microbiology laboratory curriculum by using classical and Rapid microbiological techniques for the medical students.
  • Worked in a microbiology lab as a laboratory Technician performing tasks designed to directly support the work of Medical Technologists.
  • Performed quantitative and qualitative procedures in Hematology, Blood Bank, Chemistry, Microbiology, Serology, and Urinalysis.
  • Filled in for regular microbiologist in the microbiology laboratory on a regular basis including all microbiological testing methods used.
  • Maintained chemical inventory, provided necessary materials for undergraduate microbiology, introduction to biology lab courses created bacterial stocks
  • Performed routine laboratory tests in microbiology, clinical chemistry, urinalysis, hematology, blood bank and serology.
  • Collaborated with other departments such as chemistry, urinalysis, microbiology using fully and semi automated analyzers.
  • Collaborated with Microbiology laboratory supervisor in identifying Out of Specifications (OOS) noted from sample collections.
  • General purpose laboratory technician, all departments, including chemistry, microbiology, and molecular genetics.
  • Involved in practical laboratory demonstration of experiments in microbiology and pharmaceutics for pharmacy regular degree students.
  • Planned, organized, analyzed for cytology, immunology, microbiology, histology and general biology.
  • Analyzed clinical chemistry, coagulation and microbiology controls and reagents using both automated and manual techniques.
  • Prepare microorganism cultures for microbiology & cell biology as required for each experiment using aseptic technique.
  • Practice in microbiology laboratory on virology department on Military Academy in Belgrade (Serbia).
  • Provided ISO 17025 accredited food microbiology and chemical environmental testing services in an A2LA-accredited laboratory.
  • Perform clinical tests on a variety of specimens within departments of Microbiology and Hematology.
  • Worked as a generalist including chemistry, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis and microbiology.
  • Tested samples for various chemical analyses and performed microbiology testing to ensure maximum quality.
  • Maintain regular contact with microbiology & cell biology faculty to provide optimum laboratory support.

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12. Hplc

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Here's how Hplc is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Performed SEC column and Affinity HPLC for monoclonal antibody analysis from human serum, including AFM1 identification.
  • Developed and performed validation and transfer of HPLC stability indicating methods for production release testing.
  • Provided routine maintenance of dissolution and HPLC machines to preserve optimal functionality of equipment.
  • Performed method development for drugs and metabolites in biological fluids primarily using HPLC.
  • Operate HPLC for organic compound identifying for peak analysis
  • Performed High Complexity testing using HPLC-LC/MS/MS Technology.
  • Determined vitamin and sugar concentrations using HPLC.
  • Analyzed degradation and drug release properties of the polymeric drug delivery systems using HPLC, GPC, and DSC instrumental techniques.
  • Work daily with GC, HPLC, LECO, KJELTEC, balances, meters, scopes and all related laboratory procedures.
  • Developed HPLC methods for LC/MS and LC/MS/MS quantitative analysis of therapeutic agents in biological samples and prepared assay-specific SOP's.
  • Set up, adjust, maintain, and operated laboratory instrument such as UV, HPLC and Karl Fisher.
  • Performed various analysis in accordance with USP, including method validations, method development using GC and HPLC.
  • Analyzed and perform test (Assay & Degradation, Content Uniformity, Dissolution by UV/VIS and HPLC).
  • Analyze organic and inorganic samples through methods and techniques Viscosity, PH and stability testing, HPLC, straining
  • Conducted area testing analyses: Assay, Identity, Degradation, Content Uniformity and Dissolution by HPLC.
  • Saved financial resources by implementing an inventory system for all Standard, Reference Materials and HPLC columns.
  • Perform a variety of analyses such as assays and impurities analysis using HPLC with UV detection.
  • Analyzed drug levels on the HPLC in biological fluids for international drug companies and local doctors.
  • Developed a method for HPLC to detect a caffeine level in various caffeinated & decaffeinated coffees.
  • Operated and gave maintenance to laboratory equipment such as HPLC, NIR, LCMS, etc.

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13. Lab Tests

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Here's how Lab Tests is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Performed routine lab tests for a group of eight internists including a hematologist providing extensive contact with chemotherapy patients.
  • Demonstrated meticulous and organized work methods in preparing and performing thermal diffusion lab tests in a hands-on environment.
  • Conducted chemical and physical lab tests to support scientists in making qualitative and quantitative analyses of liquid materials.
  • Conducted lab tests to determine compound activity against economically important parasites associated with various species of animals.
  • Managed Total Suspended Solids and Chemical Oxygen Demand lab tests Expedited engineering design and measurement projects.
  • Conducted chemical & physical lab tests to assist production in making qualitative/ quantitative.
  • Performed air conditioning lab tests and analyzed and collected test data
  • Performed Stat lab tests on blood, urine, stool and other specimens, then reported results to the doctors.
  • Perform lab tests on sand, record findings, train new employees, manage shipping and receiving for all incoming trucks
  • Perform lab tests providing accurate results verify sample characteristics and take corrective action when a sample is out of spec.
  • Assisted Senior Lab Technicians, Inventoried Stock, Ran Lab Tests, and Wired Fixtures and Prepared them for testing.
  • Conduct lab tests that aid in detection, diagnosis, and treatment of viruses, infections, and diseases.
  • Observe and assist with insemination and ultrasound, update patient charts, vitals and setup future lab tests.
  • Completed diagnostic procedures and laboratory testing as well as recorded x-rays, lab tests and filed x-ray films.
  • Developed triage and patient care skills by performing vitals, helping to triage patients and referring lab tests.
  • Performed between 50 and 100 lab tests weekly for engineering purposes on environmental samples including concrete and soil.
  • Performed lab tests to insure products were within quality specifications and monitored plant lines on an hourly basis
  • Performed basic lab tests and dealt with the patients for collecting and analyzing samples and generating reports.
  • Conducted full-scope lab tests and analysis of building and soil samples to determine lead or asbestos content.
  • Have ability to sample products, accurately perform all required lab tests, and maintain machine calibrations.9.

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14. Chromatography

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Here's how Chromatography is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Assisted lab technicians with sample preparations, extractions, Near Infrared Spectroscopy, and Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectroscopy protocols.
  • Conduct instrumentation/calibration for samples requiring TPH by Gas-Chromatography (GC-FID).
  • Developed and implemented affinity column chromatography/FPLC protein purification protocol.
  • Performed organic synthesis, environmental and materials chemistry to study melanin self-assembly and interactions with other molecules; analysis utilized gas chromatography
  • Summarized data with appreciate chromatography, complete report and submit results into Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).
  • Purified small molecules and/or polymers via precipitation, filtration, extraction, distillation, and column chromatography.
  • Proved positive drug screening results were accurate by using Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectroscopy in house toxicology lab.
  • Determined PAH levels in soil and aquatic samples using various extraction and purification techniques and gas chromatography
  • Analyze beverage aroma chemistry and track compound composition changes using various gas-chromatography techniques such as GC-MS.
  • Performed wet chemistry analysis, operated infrared and atomic absorption spectrometers, and operated chromatography equipment.
  • Performed instrument tuning functions on the Gas Chromatography and performed basic Mass Spectrometer instrument maintenance.
  • Worked together with chemist to design and develop new laboratory and techniques utilizing gas chromatography.
  • Collected and analyzed freshwater and coastal atmosphere samples for methane flux using gas chromatography.
  • Maintained algal cultures, screened for bacterial contamination and performed gas chromatography assays.
  • Performed maintenance and repair work on auto-injection and gas chromatography equipment.
  • Conducted extensive chromatography analyses for final product over-checks and standard qualification.
  • Analyzed herbicide and pesticide intermediates by gas and high-pressure liquid chromatography.
  • Determined purity of chemicals by Thin Layer Chromatography for process validation.
  • Maintained an inventory of chromatography columns that included over 1000 columns.
  • Conduct testing on nuclear materials to ensure safety using gas chromatography.

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15. Phlebotomy

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Here's how Phlebotomy is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Performed age appropriate phlebotomy while working with critically or terminally ill patients, with careful respect for individual and/or cultural concerns.
  • Performed phlebotomy procedures to obtain high quality of specimen integrity, while ensuring sterility and safety of the patient.
  • Provided skilled phlebotomy, differentials timely and COLA inspected/approved while present along with daily lab bench work including chemistry.
  • Maintain and trouble-shoot above mentioned instruments; Hepatitis B vaccination/documentation; Phlebotomy; Member of the lab safety committee.
  • Performed routine laboratory work which included therapeutic drug monitoring, hematology, urinalysis, bacteriology, and phlebotomy.
  • Demonstrated experience in lab techniques, including: Excellent phlebotomy skill Assumed accountability for accurate test results.
  • Provided phlebotomy service and utilize appropriate equipment to collect, receive, process pathology and laboratory specimens.
  • Facilitated training program on correct phlebotomy techniques for several students during Hospital Corpsman Basic Skills Course.
  • Performed phlebotomy - Conducted tests such as Biochemistry, Hematology, Clinical Pathology, Microscopy etc.
  • Involved in training of Northeastern University Co-op students in hematology, phlebotomy, urinalysis and coagulation.
  • Trained and orientated in phlebotomy and other specimen collection procedures and maintained data in automated systems.
  • Experienced phlebotomy skills of collecting venous and capillary specimens on pediatrics and adult patients.
  • Performed phlebotomy and maintained correct color codes tubes corresponding to specific required tests.
  • Followed Excellence Customer Service policies and explains phlebotomy procedures to patients and families.
  • Experienced in phlebotomy, clinical chemistry test, urinalysis, and hematology.
  • Perform phlebotomy in order to collect blood specimens for medical laboratory testing.
  • Trained and provided orientation in phlebotomy and other specimen collection procedures.
  • Performed basic hospital laboratory procedures, such as urinalysis and phlebotomy.
  • Performed patient phlebotomy following department and facility policies and procedures.
  • Performed urinalysis, hematology, blood typing and phlebotomy testing.

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16. Hematology

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Here's how Hematology is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Experienced in the operation, maintenance, and quality control of a variety of analyzers in Chemistry, Hematology and Immunology departments
  • Perform complex laboratory tests and procedures on blood and other body fluids for Hematology and Chemistry department according to laboratory policies.
  • Perform analysis of patient samples in a hospital laboratory in general Chemistry, Hematology, Serology, Urinalysis and send-outs.
  • Performed moderately and / or highly complex analyses in hematology, chemistry, serology, urinalysis and blood banking departments.
  • Conduct routine test on clinical specimen in various areas of the laboratory including hematology, chemistry, endocrinology and urinalysis.
  • Performed various daily laboratory tests, such as hematology, urinalysis, chemistry, special chemistry, coagulation and molecular.
  • Conduct variety of tests in Urinalysis, Semen analysis, hematology, bacteriology, serology and miscellaneous body fluid examination.
  • Performed clinical laboratory analysis in Chemistry, Hematology, Serology, and Blood Bank by automated instrumentation and manual methods.
  • Executed and analyzed tests in areas including chemistry, hematology and urinalysis to aid physicians in diagnosing and treating disease.
  • Perform a full range of manual and automated test procedures across multiple laboratory departments including Hematology, Urinalysis and Coagulation.
  • Perform Hematology, urinalysis, Coagulation and immunology testing on various clinical specimens in a routine and stat lab environment.
  • Generalized in area of hematology, blood banking, chemistry, and urinalysis in a privately owned laboratory.
  • Perform complex laboratory tests in hematology, chemistry, serology, urinalysis, according to laboratory policies.
  • Conduct laboratory tests in Hematology, Clinical Biochemistry, Medical Microbiology, Clinical Pathology, and Bacteriology.
  • Rotated through various laboratory departments that included hematology, chemistry, blood bank, and microbiology.
  • Processed specimens in Chemistry, Immunology, Urinalysis, Hematology, Coagulation, and Serology departments.
  • Perform routine chemistry, hematology, coagulation and urinalysis testing on different kind of instruments.
  • Perform different laboratory procedures such as routine chemistry, hematology, hormones and special chemistry.
  • Performed laboratory tests primarily in Clinical and Special Chemistry, Hematology, and Clinical Microscopy.
  • Performed special hematology procedures including bone marrow staining and cancer research study sample processing.

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17. Lims

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Here's how Lims is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Review sample and any attached documentation to assign identification number and enter information into Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).
  • Recorded calibration and data documentation, quality control testing results and vendor analyses in Laboratory Information Management System (STARLIMS).
  • Performed all laboratory operations using the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) that is based on a state-of-the-art Oracle database.
  • Document results of acquired images in StarLims database system and prepare written report for submission to submitting policing agency.
  • Entered all analysis data into laboratory information management system (LIMS).
  • Complete familiarization with LIMS programs for the management of environmental laboratory data.
  • Entered highly confidential information regarding patient results into LIMS operating systems.
  • Document results using LIMS system following good documentation practices.
  • Reviewed preliminary data and entered data into LIMS database.
  • Mentored development by co-worker of rudimentary LIMS using MsAccess,
  • Submitted powdered ingredients to WinLims.
  • Conducted organic extractions of environmental water samples tracked using a LIMS for the testing of pesticides and herbicides under EPA regulations.
  • Utilize LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) and SIMS (Sensory Information Management System) for documenting and reporting results.
  • Performed analysis and review of data using Empower 1 and 2, LIMS, Electronic Laboratory Notebook and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Implement and manage a LIMS system (ALLMAX Operator 10) for Laboratory data storage, report generation and statistical analysis.
  • Helped to install a new LIMS (laboratory information management system) in the physical test and instrumental analysis lab.
  • Process high volume of patient specimen in a LIMS environment for efficient test creation, specimen tracking and result reporting.
  • Accessioned patient samples into LIMS, and trained new lab users on equipment and proper chemical handling and disposal.
  • Sample receipt, sample log in, LIMS editing, data entry, calculations, control charts, calibrations.
  • Provided training to other team members in retention sample procedures, including storage, LIMS data entry/verification and destructs.

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18. GC

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Here's how GC is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Test and analyze environmental samples using GC/MS technology for volatile organic compounds.
  • Analyzed and evaluated GC/MS results of chlorophyll analysis.
  • Maintained documentation of test results after GCMS analysis.
  • Operated GC machinery as a primary responsibility.
  • Maintained GC and HPLC laboratory instrumentation.
  • Tested samples of raw material, as well as bulk and finished products, in conjunction with the HPLC and GC.
  • Complete processing of GC results using Empower2 and Empower3 software and ensure accurate and precise results within client and QC specifications.
  • Sample preparation: crushing, cleaning, weighing, water sample prep Performed CO2 gas injections and water extractions Operated GC/EA-IRMS
  • Analyzed international products for alcohol concentrations by GC method and prepared reports to be sent to the respective foreign governments.
  • Operate LC-MS/MS, GC/MS, and Olympus analyzers; perform drug extractions; and release negative test results to clients.
  • Utilized, calibrated, and maintained a wide variety of laboratory equipment, including GC, GC/MS, and XRF.
  • Used proprietary software to analyze samples on a quantitative basis using HPLC and GC, detect phase transitions using D.S.C.
  • Worked with multiple departments (GC, Tobacco, HPLC) as a team to finish work promptly and accurately.
  • Maintain working knowledge of Federal privacy regulations and guidelines to satisfy all HIPPA, CLIA, and GCP standards.
  • Extracted concentrated compounds from water and soil samples and loading samples onto GC to analyze and document results.
  • Developed an in-house method on GC for separation of two isomers of a compound used as a pheromone.
  • Performed wet chemistry analysis and instrumentation analyses that included ICP, AA, GC, FTIR and IC.
  • Performed testing and analysis of urine and blood samples by GC/MS or LC/MS/MS for drugs of abuse.
  • Performed maintenance on GC instrument, made up calibration curves and evaluated QC to determine result validity.
  • Analyze boiling point range distribution of petroleum products through simulated distillation (SIMDIS) by GC.

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19. Ms

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Here's how Ms is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Supported and managed backup and storage devices, network related customer problems and requests, or support of telecommunications related equipment.
  • Repaired, reworked, or calibrated hydraulic or pneumatic assemblies or systems to meet operational specifications or tolerances.
  • Sample receipt, incubation and enumeration of microbiological environmental samples from aseptic areas, personnel and utility systems.
  • Provided site-specific expertise in analyzing irrigation systems, primarily center pivot irrigation systems and some nursery applications.
  • Completed chain-of-custody forms and performed varying follow-up steps necessary when sending specimens off to multiple laboratories
  • Contribute to local risk identification reporting and quality improvement programs to improve safety and quality.
  • Verify insulation integrity in HV components, systems, and apparatus using HiPotronics Dielectric Tests.
  • Reverse-engineered, improved, and manufactured molecular sieve towers used in air filtration systems.
  • Lead Communication Improvement Team, provided education in systems approach, improved communication.
  • Recognized and identified problems and causes, developing alternatives and determining solutions.
  • Maintained, trouble-shoot, repair analyzers and process instrumentation control systems.
  • Coordinated and oversaw our laboratory and cryogenic freezer temperature alarms program.
  • Reworked Validation Platforms and Reference Boards to enable CMV automation functionality.
  • Operate LIMS and JDE computer database systems to document laboratory operations.
  • Performed specimen investigation procedures to resolve lab specimen issues or problems.
  • Tested physical properties and organic suitability of incoming waste streams.
  • Determine and evaluates technical and procedural problems and recommends solutions.
  • Answered students/staffs inquiries regarding computer operation and resolved problems.
  • Logged data using Laboratory Information Management Systems software.
  • Set up and modify commercial refrigeration systems.

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20. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Provided yearly preventative maintenance on lab instruments and diagnosed/corrected problems with minimum downtime because instruments were tied to production results.
  • Performed equipment preventative maintenance and replacement schedules, back-up systems, and recommendations for continual improvement of laboratory functions.
  • Trained employees in both cement and production enhancement testing including laboratory test methods, machine preventative maintenance and calibrations.
  • Maintain laboratory equipment and instrumentation (e.g., troubleshooting, conducting preventative maintenance, calibrating and repairing).
  • Set up testing instrumentation for specific tests and analysis, providing proper preventative maintenance according to prescribed schedules.
  • Contacted appropriate Facilities staff/outside service contractors to schedule repair and preventative maintenance as may be required by position.
  • Documented all problems, troubleshooting and resolution for unacceptable preventative Maintenance and Quality control monitoring the LJ charts.
  • Perform Lab equipment troubleshooting, minor repairs, improvements and preventative maintenance, utilizing appropriate processes and disciplines.
  • Documented and performed maintenance checks, quality control, calibrations and preventative maintenance on all laboratory equipment.
  • Inactivated any equipment that is found out of calibration or reject incomplete calibration or preventative maintenance documentation.
  • Perform quality control of equipment and procedures within established guidelines and performing routine equipment preventative maintenance repairs.
  • Installed and repaired potable water distribution systems and carried out preventative maintenance on pumps and generators.
  • Ensured instrument reliability via preventative maintenance, calibration, troubleshooting, maintenance/repair, and replacement recommendations.
  • Performed routine cleaning and preventative maintenance along with ensuring that the laboratory was well-stocked and resourced.
  • Performed preventative maintenance on laboratory equipment to ensure the integrity of the equipment is sustained.
  • Perform preventative maintenance, standardization, calibration and repairs on automated and semi-automated laboratory analyzers.
  • Performed quality control on equipment and equipment preventative maintenance procedures to ensure proper working conditions.
  • Performed routine preventative maintenance on instruments and equipment according to established schedule and procedure.
  • Instituted preventative maintenance program for all laboratory instrumentation which decreased instrument down-time and service calls
  • Performed preventative maintenance and diagnostic test on machinery, including electrical and mechanical troubleshooting.

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21. FDA

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Here's how FDA is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Maintained complete and accurate monitoring of refrigerator and freezer units according to FDA regulations.
  • Follow all approved standard operating procedures and complete production in accordance with FDA requirements.
  • Collected produce from importers/distributors for testing in strict accordance to FDA regulations.
  • Maintained equipment and laboratory facilities in order to comply with GMP/ISO/FDA regulations.
  • Monitored environment and performed Quality Control to ensure FDA regulations were maintained.
  • Conducted microbiological testing on finished goods per FDA/BAM procedures.
  • Received training on FDA regulated Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Ensured that all laboratory staff met AABB, FDA, and European Union (EU) blood manufacturing and testing standards.
  • Prepared and analyzed samples in accordance with EPA, DEP, and FDA regulations in a variety of matrices by GC
  • Perform laboratory tests in compliance with the specifications and parameters for the manufacturing of products through the FDA required format.
  • Update and maintain laboratory records and procedures, adhering to ISO, FDA, USP, FCC and GMP requirements.
  • Conduct quality control testing to ensure proper working order of equipment to eliminate waste and ensure compliance with FDA audits.
  • Produced accurate testing documentation that will stand up to the scrutiny of internal Quality Control checks, and FDA inspections.
  • Keep accurate records of FDA, ISO regulated MP's and IP's and tracer sheets for each device assembled.
  • Headed project for GLP certification and set up of cleaning lab equipment upon the first year of FDA audit.
  • Performed microbiological testing and analysis, while complying with FDA, AOAC and APHA guidelines to meet customer demands.
  • Work with regulated environments like GMP's, OSHA, FDA * Enforce safety procedures in the laboratory.
  • Process all blood components according to SOP's under regulation of the FDA, AABB, and EU.
  • Performed sample extraction using an FDA laboratory procedure to test for a variety of pesticides residuals in produce.
  • Assisted the Lead Chemist * Monitored product quality to ensure compliance with FDA and GMP regulations and specifications.

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22. Urine Samples

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Here's how Urine Samples is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Analyzed and evaluated the chemical and microscopic components of urine samples using automated instrumentation and manual methods.
  • Analyzed patient blood and urine samples- Maintained laboratory machinery- Assisted with patient intakes and general office tasks
  • Collected specimens and urine samples Acquired and recorded patient information.
  • Prepared urine samples for toxicology testing for numerous companies.
  • Sorted and inventoried delivered urine samples and chemicals.
  • Collect urine samples for toxicology testing and urinalysis.
  • Check patients in and out, take co-pays, schedule appointments, verify insurance, collect urine samples for drug screens.
  • Processed and tested a high-volume of blood and urine samples; verified specimen integrity and labeling prior to running tests.
  • Collected and analyze hair and urine samples for indications of illegal substance abuse and alcohol abuse and quality assurance.
  • Performed calibration, daily quality control checks of urine samples to detect the presence of specific drug substances.
  • Assisted her in collecting blood, fecal, and urine samples, along with testing these samples.
  • Processed blood serum samples, urine samples, and CBC samples and release results to veterinary practices.
  • Collected and processed blood or urine samples according to specific trial protocols for Phase I clinical trials.
  • Observed and collected direct urine samples, random and scheduled at lab and field testing sites.
  • Performed in house lab test and sent out blood and urine samples for more extensive testing.
  • Performed drug tests by: collecting urine samples, hair follicles, and or mouth swabs.
  • Specialized in collecting blood and urine samples and processing them according to the test ordered.
  • Worked on an as needed basis collecting and testing urine samples in a lab for drugs
  • Worked in the toxicology lab conducting tests to extract pharmaceutical drugs from urine samples.
  • Obtained and processed patient blood draws and urine samples for out of office testing.

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23. Troubleshoot

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Here's how Troubleshoot is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Maintain and operate laboratory equipment and commendably troubleshoot and resolved an assortment of laboratory testing analyzers and performed diverse chemical tests.
  • Keep equipment operating by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies, performing preventive maintenance and calling for repairs.
  • Managed a variety of daily maintenance and quality controls tasks including calibration, troubleshooting and preparation of reagents under supervision.
  • Level 1 troubleshooting of analyzers using basic problem solving skills as well advanced troubleshooting with assistance of manufacturer technical Support.
  • Perform appropriate test methodology and environmental Quality Control as required for testing and apply appropriate troubleshooting for deviant findings.
  • Provided technical maintenance support calibrating, troubleshooting various components insuring that all systems are working according to protocol standards.
  • Tasked with the calibration and repair of physical dimensional electronic equipment and assemblies, frequently troubleshooting to component level.
  • Experience in laboratory's quality control and quality assurance procedures, technical and process troubleshooting and improvement procedures.
  • Perform and participate problem investigations such as: equipment troubleshooting, method improvement, and laboratory investigations.
  • Programmed and maintained Hamilton Robotics, assisted in troubleshooting problems and completed performance qualifications on lab instruments.
  • Performed limited level 1 support troubleshooting of personal computers and submits request for in-depth maintenance when required.
  • Communicate with Measurement team about technical challenges faced during the measurements and assist in troubleshooting/debugging the issues.
  • Performed precise laboratory work including preparation and testing of samples as well as troubleshooting non-standard results.
  • Worked with instruments of advanced and/or sophisticated nature under limited supervision and performed some troubleshooting work.
  • Maintained instruments following procedural calibrations, quality control, and daily maintenance and troubleshooting when necessary.
  • Perform troubleshooting tasks and maintenance on clinical instrumentation and their associated computer hardware and peripheral devices.
  • Exchanged technical information with team members for troubleshooting and process improvement and provided ongoing support.
  • Perform routine maintenance and quality control procedures on specified equipment and troubleshoots if necessary.
  • Performed independent troubleshooting and correction of complicated problems, involving both samples and analysis.
  • Identified root cause of data inconsistencies and initiated resolutions including troubleshooting and equipment repair.

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24. ISO

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Here's how ISO is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Inoculate broths and other bacteriological media with urine, sputum and other specimens to cultivate, isolate and identify microorganisms.
  • Trained new Employees Worked in maintenance Clean- room experience Facilities Pest control Plumbing and quality control Facility Maintenance Cleaner Supervisor
  • Assist dept supervisor in monitoring evaluating and maintaining inventory in warehouse including ordering, stocking and cycle counts.
  • Assist laboratory manager, or assigned supervisor, with disposal of laboratory waste according to properly conducted methods.
  • Acted in an educational liaison capacity, effectively interfaced with special interest groups by conducting plant tours.
  • Demonstrated reliability and exceeded expectations for performance, allowing the supervisor to focus on new tasks.
  • Send daily reports to Supervisor and conducted operations professionally with in all State and Federal regulations.
  • Design experimental protocols focusing on select pathogen isolation techniques, pathogen cultivation and differentiation.
  • Performed various experiments in molecular genetics, especially, virus isolation and DNA cloning.
  • Prepared solutions and communicated with supervisors on product quality on a daily basis.
  • Assisted supervisor in development and implementation of new procedures and evaluating new laboratories.
  • Communicate any specifications that are not in specification with the supervisor and departments.
  • Reported to the QC/QA Laboratory Supervisor with overall responsibilities for managing Second Shift.
  • Assist in performing experimental research in the isolation and identification of bacterial pathogens.
  • Released all products tested and informed production staff and supervisors of microbiological contamination.
  • Monitored and maintained inventory supply and prepared quality control reports for supervisor.
  • Communicated test results with engineers and supervisors and assisted in finding solutions.
  • Reported non-conforming materials and products to supervisor for determination of appropriate dispositions.
  • Assist with quality assurance documentation and process improvements as directed by supervisor.
  • Obtain specimens, cultivating, isolating, and identifying micro-organisms for analysis.

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25. Astm

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Here's how Astm is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Fabricated test specimens according to ASTM standards and performed material test and evaluation including density, porosity, and optical microscopy.
  • Performed physical testing of customer components manufactured from company supplied polyurethane resins under ASTM testing procedures and conditions.
  • Performed chemical and physical analysis on various crude oil using ASTM methods and specifications at Texas City facility.
  • Job Responsibilities: Destructively test and report on various bituminous below-grade waterproofing products to specific ASTM acceptance criteria.
  • Prepared adhesive and paints formulations and determined testing requirements per ASTM and other industry standards.
  • Followed ASTM and proprietary testing protocols for fuels and lubricants utilizing laboratory equipment and techniques.
  • Supported corporate business/government objectives by ensuring compliance with ASTM test standards and quality control.
  • Operate laboratory machinery according to ASTM and AASHTO specifications.
  • Used different types of balances, PPE training, Safety training, MSDS, ran ASTM samples, ran standards and troubleshooting
  • Reported to Logistics Superintendent and preformed analysis on barge, unit, and tank samples, using UOP and ASTM standards.
  • Work performed at this Laboratory is conducted adhering to test methods published by ASTM, ISO, AATCC and other organizations.
  • Reviewed operations controls to ASTM standards and worked in a team environment to resolve research issues or processing of data problems.
  • Test oil and fuel products using flash test, 4 ball wear test and specific gravity test under ASTM methods.
  • Follow QP&G (Quality Practices and Guidelines) and ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials).
  • Performed GC-MS analysis on fire debris to test for the presence of ignitable liquid residue in accordance with ASTM methodology.
  • Collaborate with clients to develop, perform, and report on standardized ISTA and ASTM distribution and material testing.
  • Learned ASTM standards for materials testing, and researched and developed methods for use of composites in flexible piping.
  • Engaged in continuous learning and application of GSE ISO procedures while maintaining a working knowledge of GSE and ASTM methods
  • Carried out ASTM procedures in to determine pH, presence of chlorine, salinity, and Total Dissolved Solids.
  • Followed ASTM's and ISO procedures to perform a wide variety of standard and special techniques in physical testing.

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26. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Maintained strict safety standards to prevent unnecessary contact with laboratory chemicals under OSHA by attending yearly lectures and meetings.
  • Ensured efficient laboratory function by complying with OSHA regulations, updating supplies inventories, maintaining organization and monitoring apparatus.
  • Performed laboratory audits and reconciliations for research and development, ensuring precise chemical inventory while complying with Cal/OSHA regulations.
  • Verified inventory of laboratory chemicals and assured storage of volatile compounds, meeting OSHA guidelines.
  • Implemented procedures to ensure proper disposal of laboratory hazardous waste in accordance with OSHA regulations.
  • Follow FDA approved Standard Operating Procedure Manuals guidelines and OSHA for a successful everyday operation.
  • Maintained chemical inventory and hazardous waste to comply with laboratory safety and OSHA regulations.
  • Disposed of hazardous products according to department operating procedures and OSHA standards.
  • Conducted major accident investigations as OSHA Inspector and private business specialist.
  • General knowledge of Laboratory safety through guidelines provided by OSHA
  • Engaged in safety procedures set by the OSHA blood borne pathogen rules and regulations due to constant exposure to raw sewage.
  • Lead lab operations, including chemical and MSDS inventory, and ensured compliance with P&G and OSHA safety protocols.
  • Evaluated quality control within the laboratory using standard laboratory test and measurement controls, and maintained compliance with CLIA and OSHA.
  • Learned all FSNS safety protocols and general OSHA laboratory safety guidelines (Established by completion of Initial Safety Orientation Checklist).
  • Operate and maintain laboratory instruments ensuring safety and efficiency to comply with CLIA, HIPPA, OSHA and safety guidelines.
  • Maintained quality control, monthly OSHA inspections, inventory, stocking supplies, cleaning and maintaining the denture lab area.
  • Saved thousands of dollars in products, by developing new product flows and handling methods in accordance with OSHA Standards.
  • Ensured the safety of equipment and work area, properly following all procedures and safety guidelines, meeting OSHA standards.
  • Collaborated with other researchers to ensure protocols of EH&S were maintained per OSHA MSDS and university guidelines.
  • Prepared for inspections by regulatory bodies in conjunction with CAP, CLIA, JACHO, HIPPA, OSHA regulations.

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27. Drawing Blood

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Here's how Drawing Blood is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Assisted in drawing blood specimens and processing them then utilizing laboratory equipment.
  • Worked in a lab setting with 20 other co- workers, drawing blood, urinalysis, flu, rapid strep.
  • Performed a variety of laboratory tests, such as CBC, SMA-20, staining slides and drawing blood.
  • Experience drawing blood in the emergency room, surgery, medical, oncology, newborn and pediatric departments.
  • Processed specimens, from drawing blood from patients to processing and recording lab results.
  • Work in the lab as a technician drawing blood servicing over 40 patients daily.
  • Answer phones call physicians with patient results fax orders charting drawing blood on patients.
  • Worked in the Lab of the Facility, drawing blood from inpatients and outpatients.
  • Decipher the best method for drawing blood depending on specific patient.
  • Provided patient contact in drawing blood for laboratory tests.
  • Job description is drawing blood throughout the entire hospital.
  • Assisted in drawing blood and running blood tests.
  • Assist in the ER with patient care, vital signs, wound care, drawing blood and running simple labs.
  • consisted of traveling throughout the hospital and drawing blood from patients in a high-pressure environment.
  • Doctor's officelab, drawing blood, processing specimens, computer ordering and result charting.
  • Work In Various Doctor's Offices giving drug tests either byUrinalysis or drawing blood.
  • Perform phlebotomy, drawing blood specimens from pediatrics, adults, and geriatric patients.
  • Maintained baboon blood bank by drawing blood and performing plateletapheresis on adult donor baboons.
  • Skilled in drawing blood on all ages over 5000 veinipunctures.
  • Work with phlebotomist in drawing blood.

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28. Elisa

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Here's how Elisa is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Performed ELISA for quantitative analysis of proteins and presented data at departmental meetings
  • Performed sandwich ELISA for a step two research project in pediatric appendicitis proteins at OU Children's Hospital in Oklahoma City.
  • Prepared solutions and samples for testing, performed ELISA assays in a BSL-2 lab on saliva to examine particular hormone levels.
  • Performed various assays in order to collect data for analysis, such as: Western blot, RT-PCR, and ELISA.
  • Performed ELISA and Western Blot diagnostic testing on clinical specimens and reviewed and released test results to meet contract turnaround times.
  • Assist in implementing an automated solution to replace current manual ELISA assay process by executing manual and automated ELISA experiments.
  • Perform and interpret various testing procedures on donor's blood using ELISA assays and hospital specimens, and blood products.
  • Conducted qualitative ELISA tests on the blood of sickle cell anemia patients to find out amounts of particular hemoglobin.
  • Perform assays such as ELISA (IC50) and NPY Plasma on weekly basis, and analysis of data.
  • Developed and maintained quality control of biological products such as ELISA kits for sale to pharmaceutical and academic clients.
  • Assisted CLS in ELISA testing of saliva samples for hormone concentrations (Enzyme linked immune absorbent assay).
  • Perform high throughput ELISA testing on donor whole blood samples for infectious diseases using the Abbott Prism and.
  • Performed ELISA based assays for Hepatitis B/C, HIV, HTLV, and CMV to assure blood safety.
  • Work for Special Chemistry with Elisa method and analyzers for the detection of diabetes and cardiovascular conditions.
  • Prepare all reagents required for Indirect Sandwich ELISA assays for the quantification of various urinary neurotransmitter levels.
  • Established Consumer blood source for the Viral testing laboratory and the Automated Processing laboratory by ELISA testing.
  • Perform ELISA assays on human and animal samples to determine specific allergens associated with each individual patient.
  • Conducted ELISA's on serum samples collected from studies to evaluate New Castle's Disease vaccines.
  • Worked on ELISA for Clinical Immunology for Initial Screening for HIV Detection and Quality Control Check.
  • Analyze content of cultures, chemicals, and bodily fluids with Western Blot, ELISA protocols.

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29. Sample Preparation

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Here's how Sample Preparation is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Modified existing laboratory manual during troubleshooting and setting-up of new techniques and procedures, media and sample preparation and mixing solutions.
  • Performed material analysis: Environmental weathering, mechanical failure testing, sample preparation, optical and FTIR spectroscopy.
  • Sample preparation and analysis of a variety of materials including used oil and unknown samples for identification.
  • Conducted Laboratory sample preparation procedures used for detection of radioactive, gross alpha and beta particles.
  • Performed sample preparation, data entry and occasionally physical/mechanical testing for the Toy Testing Lab Division.
  • Planned, coordinated and implemented SOP for sample preparation for collagen carbon and nitrogen isotopic analysis.
  • Performed sample preparation of various media for analysis of Strontium-90Utilized various laboratory equipment to prepare samples.
  • Performed sample preparation procedures, including dilutions and extractions for Forensic and Medical Toxicology purposes.
  • Sample preparation and testing on microbiology, chemistry and physical samples using dilutions as necessary.
  • Test sample preparation and conditioning according to American Standard Testing Methods.
  • Participated in implementation of microwave digestion method for the sample preparation.
  • General laboratory functions, to include sample preparation and sample analysis.
  • Investigated and developed new methods of sample preparation and post-production treatment.
  • Sample preparation for identification and verification of nicotine release rate.
  • Perform routine analysis/sample preparation on quantitative/qualitative techniques according to standards.
  • Provide general technical support in sample preparation and sample analysis.
  • Advised doctors about sample preparation and specific test execution.
  • Sample preparation * Assist scientist in executing proper laboratory protocol
  • Sample preparation procedures included liquid-liquid and solid phase extraction.
  • Sample preparation sometimes included desiccation and heating of materials.

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30. GMP

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Here's how GMP is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Maintained and documented GMP standards regarding manual techniques, sanitation procedures, and equipment calibration and maintenance.
  • Participated in and managed clinical drug manufacturing and batch recording in a GMP environment.
  • Perform all activities in accordance with GMP requirements and established safety procedures.
  • Monitored department refrigerators and freezers to ensure GMP compliance.
  • Maintained GMP compliance to laboratory and record keeping requirements.
  • Worked with purification equipment in fully GMP complaint environment.
  • Conducted environmental monitoring within the laboratory and GMP areas.
  • Perform contamination control cleaning in GMP environment.
  • Calibrated instruments and maintained GMP documentation.
  • Followed GMP and regulatory requirement.
  • Develop standard operating procedures (SOP's) and good manufacturing procedures (GMP's) for all pilot plant activities.
  • Ensured proper documentation and information was provided for all material originating from GMP Sample Repository (MSDS and CoA).
  • Lead the collection and review of batch records during the first shift for regulatory submission in compliance to GMP practices.
  • Trained new employees regarding GMP's, safety, and how to work on various production machines in the plant.
  • Involved in ISO 9001, training GMP's, establishing SPC's, and complying with hazardous material handling processes.
  • Performed daily quality control, using CGMP, records review and training, parallel testing record management and computer validations.
  • Participate as a member of the safety committee and the food GMP committee to assure compliance in the labs.
  • Follow approved GMP manufacture directions such as standard operating procedures and other instructions for in support of production.
  • Achieved overhauling of company SOP's and GMP protocols for Clinical trial studies to be used in investigations.
  • Adhere to all GMP s, SOP s, Calibration, and Environmental requirements as per company policy.

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31. R

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Here's how R is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Conducted standardized microbiological tests and laboratory analysis to evaluate environmental monitoring sampling and quality of raw products.
  • Skilled communicator with an innate ability to calm patients during sometimes stressful medical laboratory procedures.
  • Execute tests to in-process lots, assuring their expected performance accordingly to written specifications.
  • Maintained detailed records of tests performed and reported laboratory test results to appropriate personnel.
  • Standardized and calibrated Karl Fischer and logged results into logbook followed by secondary approval.
  • Monitored Siemens systems for applicable equipment and addressed any concerns related to equipment used.
  • Worked on innovative product development assignments in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Reviewed on a regular basis inventories to compare requirements against manufacturing needs.
  • Evaluated specimens and requisition forms for acceptability as indicated in departmental policy.
  • Initiated use of data recorders during testing to eliminate hand-written data logging.
  • Identified ammunition components, correlated database results, and prepared certified reports.
  • Observed strict sanitation and safety procedures regarding all duties and responsibilities.
  • Process and perform analysis of laboratory specimens for urgent care center.
  • Verify instrument functioning by checking and calibrating specific lab instruments.
  • Collected insurance information and family history records for new patients.
  • Provided custodial care for animal use areas efficiently and conscientiously.
  • Increased job knowledge and proficiency by participating in educational opportunities.
  • Cleaned and sterilized laboratory equipment, glassware and instruments.
  • Conducted weekly system accuracy tests on laboratory and production furnaces
  • Analyzed biological specimens using laboratory equipment and computer software.

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32. GEL Electrophoresis

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Here's how GEL Electrophoresis is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Perform restriction enzyme digests, nucleic acid gel electrophoresis, cloning, nucleic acid isolation/ purification, and transformations.
  • Conducted standardized biological, microbiological and biochemical test and laboratory analyses such as Western blot, gel electrophoresis.
  • Performed gel electrophoresis, gel transfer, radioactive tagging and quality control according to standard operating procedures.
  • Perform Gel Electrophoresis to visualize fragments of restriction enzyme-digested DNA molecules and to determine their size.
  • Perform gel electrophoresis to analyze templates' concentration and molecular weight.
  • Performed gel electrophoresis in genetics lab, ensuring high procedural integrity.
  • Utilized horizontal gel electrophoresis to locate the genes of interest.
  • Tested for positive antibodies utilizing Gel electrophoresis of Western Blots.
  • Performed gel electrophoresis to separate and analyze DNA/proteins.
  • Analyzed proteins using gel electrophoresis and western blot techniques
  • Visualized results via gel electrophoresis.
  • Prepared and ran gel electrophoresis.
  • Gel electrophoresis for vector confirmation.
  • Specialized experience with LiCor Gel electrophoresis
  • Performed gel electrophoresis on samples.
  • Performed various molecular biology techniques including DNA extraction and purification, cloning, restriction digestion, gel electrophoresis, and PCR.
  • Performed plant propagation, care, DNA (plant and bacteria) isolation, and DNA gel electrophoresis.
  • Analyzed product: protein gel electrophoresis, enzyme assays, assessment of product purity, yield and activity.
  • Explain to use of general equipment like Centrifuges, PH meter, Balance, gel electrophoresis and pipette.
  • Collaborated with professors on special projects involving extractions, PCR, Gel electrophoresis, and analysis of data.

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33. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Represent collection site to public as Intake/Receptionist scheduling appointments/phone calls and processing walk in customers.
  • Scheduled patients and received incoming telephone calls.
  • Answered and directed telephone calls appropriately.
  • Answered telephone calls coming into laboratory.
  • Job also included taking phone calls, loading processing machines with specimens, and receiving and stocking supplies for the lab.
  • Conduct fitness assessments -Train clients based on their goals -Opening and closing gym procedures -Answer phone calls, and set up appointments
  • Answer phone calls, check-in patients, schedule appointments, collect money, collect urine specimen and determine test results.
  • Make and answer customer phone calls when medication is ready, insurance questions, and customer questions as well.
  • Answered phone calls inquiring on our services and products, and directed some calls to the optometrist next door.
  • Worked in Laboratory Answered phone calls Updated Charts Performed simple tests: Urinalysis, Hearing Tests and Eye Tests
  • Received client telephone calls for results, problem resolution, and ensured proper distribution of results to clients.
  • Assisted in general office duties such as taking phone calls from dentists and reviewed orders and specifications.
  • Answered phone calls, made appointments, charted, took vitals, tested for hemoglobin and lead.
  • Greeted families upon arrival to register for physician visits, answered incoming phone calls and scheduled appointments.
  • Managed outreach to drug users who were part of lab studies by taking phone calls, booking.
  • Provided customer service to students by answering phone calls and answering questions concerning the Writing Center.
  • Make hourly rounds within the home Provide security to all positions Screened phone calls and postal mail
  • Documented all phone calls with regards to customer inquiries accurately using a company call tracking system.
  • Supported front desk during busy times such as phone calls and checking in and out patients.
  • Answered phone calls from providers to answer questions about tests, collection procedures and test results.

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34. GLP

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Here's how GLP is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Created Standard Operating Procedures for laboratory protocols to ensure laboratory procedures complied with Good Laboratory Practice (GLP).
  • Worked within a strongly safety oriented, GLP laboratory setting as part of several multidisciplinary teams.
  • Experience working in GLP/GMP environment with an understanding of the regulations/procedures required for those environments.
  • Evaluated samples using light microscopy in coordination with specialized computer programs in a GLP environment.
  • Collect and organize data in laboratory notebook to ensure proper documentation for GLP activities.
  • Recorded data with high quality documentation, and maintained equipment in a GLP-compliant environment.
  • Maintained study records and recorded study parameters in accordance with GLP requirements.
  • Maintained laboratory equipment and a clean laboratory in accordance with GLP standards.
  • Maintained notebook documentation for corresponding client projects in accordance with GLP requirements.
  • Conducted laboratory procedures in a GLP environment involving various radioactive isotopes.
  • Worked in a fast paced GLP laboratory which supported pharmaceutical production.
  • Conducted cellular and molecular biology assays in accordance with GLP regulations.
  • Performed routine laboratory maintenance while maintaining GLP and OSHA requirements.
  • Validated methods and organized the laboratory for GLP certification.
  • Maintain laboratory as per GLP protocols and instrumentation troubleshooting.
  • Recorded data electronically and manually according to GLP requirements.
  • Maintained a laboratory notebook according to GLP standards.
  • Qualified to conduct laboratory studies under GLP regulations.
  • Worked in a Good laboratory Practices (GLP) laboratory and performed tests on antimicrobial products for submission to regulatory agencies.
  • Maintained quality control checks of prepared media and ensured high standards for good laboratory practices (GLP) and safety measures.

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35. Data Analysis

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Here's how Data Analysis is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Performed laboratory maintenance, project development, animal handling, data analysis, supervision of students, and related administrative duties.
  • Performed sample inoculation procedures via aseptic techniques, troubleshooting and data analysis to recognize irregularities and initiate resolution procedures.
  • Analyzed experimental data using various data analysis software; compiled data and delivered accurate, reliable and timely results.
  • Performed statistical and graphical data analysis by compiling and recording all data into Excel spreadsheets and computer logs.
  • Implemented technical protocols requiring assay comprehension, precise techniques, and data analysis to deliver clinical results.
  • Performed data analysis and provided recommendations to achieve more efficient methods of pumping cement and hydraulic fracturing.
  • Provided oral and written communication on data analysis results, laboratory experiment operation and daily lab activities.
  • Performed data analysis of HPLC programs, troubleshot issues, and provided recommendations to achieve laboratory efficiency.
  • Prepare written and graphical documentation of scientific procedures and data analysis for publication in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Worked with team members and individually to perform clinical research and data analysis, communicating effectively.
  • Assisted in updating & editing of current quality control laboratory technician policies & data analysis documents.
  • Performed data analysis for agricultural research company to discover genes which optimize drought resistance in crops.
  • Assisted plant production management by providing statistical data analysis of plant control and finished production samples.
  • Used data analysis and quantitative methods to make recommendations for future product development and customer support.
  • Organized data, both paper and electronic documentation of daily process assurance and laboratory data analysis.
  • Supervised 2 projects of data analysis and improved data plotting to recognize and rectify potential errors.
  • Prepared samples as required for manufacturing, testing or other evaluations and data analysis.
  • Communicate quality data including monthly trending graphs, trial data analysis on instrumentation reliability.
  • Earned a reputation for preparing accurate and well documented data analysis reports and calculations.
  • Generated and forwarded log reports to Supervisor for data analysis and record keeping.

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36. ICP

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Here's how ICP is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Operated, maintained, and calibrated standard laboratory equipment including ICP-OES.
  • Perform ICP standardization and troubleshooting.
  • Prepared Samples for and Perform Mineral Analysis Assay via ICP, pH and Organic Matter Assay via Automated Multi-Place Balance Robot.
  • Performed microwave acid digestions on sediment samples to be analyzed using ICP OES and occasionally ICP MS for trace metal concentrations.
  • Prepared and processed soil samples for pH, TDS and EC, and prepared samples for nutritional analysis via ICP analyzer.
  • Second, the Metals and Minerals lab where the samples were prepared and analyzed via inductively coupled plasma (ICP).
  • Diluted oil with a 5 to 1 kerosene mixture for the ICP units, set up and ran ICP as needed.
  • Prepare samples by ashing, digestion using acid solution to analyze on ICP and or AAS (Atomic Absorption Spectrometer).
  • Performed testing of paints and coatings doing temperature tests using ovens, streak tests, ICP for trace metals etc.
  • Use various spectroscopic instruments, such as ICP and NIR to evaluate the mineral and protein content in agricultural samples.
  • Helped with running the experiments, as well as preparing samples for the Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP) machine.
  • Prepared various forms of samples for ICP analysis containing silicon in search to purify the element in a greener environment.
  • Experience running two ICP-OES instruments simultaneously, AA and AF mercury analyzers, and discrete analyzers, using WinLab software.
  • Used the ICP and FIMS mercury analyses to evaluate the metal content of samples obtained from multiple waste generators.
  • Performed laboratory tests which include metals by ICP, Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy, Mercury, and wet lab chemistry.
  • Attained certification in the operation and routine maintenance of particle counters, ICP, and Cannon Automatic Viscosity Samplers.
  • Performed Level 1 review of mercury data and prepared calibration standards and regents for both mercury FIMS and ICP.
  • Performed QC tests on raw materials and ceramic blends, including trace metals analysis using ICP-OES and AAS.
  • Validated and maintained the HPLC as well as the Inductively-Coupled Plasma (ICP-MS) and Flame photometer instruments.
  • Performed quality control standard testing on ICP, FIMS and GC-MS to ensure the validity of data.

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37. Cell Culture

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Here's how Cell Culture is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Participated in vaccine production from beginning (inoculation of chicken embryos or primary cell cultures) to final vaccine product packaging
  • Managed general laboratory maintenance, including inventory, reagent preparation and sustaining of all laboratory cell cultures.
  • Performed general laboratory duties, such as making buffer solutions, cell culture and maintaining laboratory equipment
  • Prepared media and cell cultures, disposed of contaminated material in accordance with safety regulations.
  • Maintained cell cultures and performing other molecular techniques as required by primary investigator's research.
  • Monitored cell cultured scales, and investigated report results and discrepancies to determine causation.
  • Perform daily observation and documentation of uninfected and/or virus infected cell culture.
  • Prepared cell cultures and performed protein purification using cell cultures.
  • Recovered and prepared cell cultures for shipment to requesting investigators.
  • Provided sterilization of materials and equipment for cell culture applications.
  • Cultured bacterial/yeast/mammalian cell cultures for protein production for pharmaceutical research.
  • Prepared reagents and cell cultures for investigations and laboratory procedures.
  • Performed aseptic manipulations of Cell Culture.
  • Cultured viral specimens in cell culture
  • Assist in course and protocol development for courses regarding to signal analysis and cell culture, BIME-491 and BIME-470, respectively.
  • Examined cell cultures and culture media prior to use checking for microbial contamination, improper pH, cracked containers, etc.
  • Conducted research on the wound healing/proliferation rates of cells from three types of rabbit knee ligaments using standard cell culture techniques.
  • Maintain plant cell cultures for high throughput event sorting, and setup a production schedule to have materials ready for experiments.
  • Maintained cell culture lines and developed cryogenic preservation viability studies for red spruce, white spruce, and black spruce trees.
  • Maintained cell cultures to perform cell based assays (worked with different plant cell lines of corn & tobacco).

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38. Chemical Analysis

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Here's how Chemical Analysis is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Support of manufacturing operations involving raw materials, in-process materials and final products utilizing instrumentation and wet chemical analysis.
  • Perform chemical analysis and testing on in-process/finished steel products according to methods and specifications as defined by the customer.
  • Conduct chemical analysis of urine and blood, using automatic or microscope analyzer to detect diseases or abnormalities.
  • Received specimens from lab or obtained specimens directly from patient and made qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis.
  • Performed extraction procedures on aqueous environmental samples for chemical analysis Maintained and monitored quality assurance practices for extractions
  • Performed non-destructive and mechanical testing, metallurgical investigations, chemical analysis, and failure analysis.
  • Conducted quantitative and qualitative chemical analysis of body fluids under supervision of the Medical Technologist.
  • Monitored and performed chemical analysis of cold mill rolling oil to insure maximum performance.
  • Performed microbiological, physical and chemical analysis on raw materials, utilities and products.
  • Performed physical analysis of pecan samples * Assisted in chemical analysis of pecan samples
  • Performed routine physical and chemical analysis of dietary supplements produced in the facility.
  • Performed and documented quantitative chemical analysis results during in-process and finished product testing.
  • Contributed to chemical analysis for fermentation reports, wine fining and stability assays.
  • Assisted in the identification of microbes through biochemical analysis and susceptibility patterns.
  • Monitored quality control of product using testing and chemical analysis procedures.
  • Conducted laboratory ballistic testing and chemical analysis on various airbag propellants.
  • Performed chemical analysis of bodily fluids to detect disease and abnormalities.
  • Perform physical and chemical analysis to verify they conform to specifications.
  • Utilized, developed and performed training on scientific methods for chemical analysis
  • Infrared spectrometer for chemical analysis on various polymers and plastics.

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39. Test Procedures

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Here's how Test Procedures is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Established accurate instrument functions by calibrating lab instruments, and verified test procedures performed in accordance with standard operating procedures.
  • Performed basic an advanced test procedures and interpret complex results in order to determine donor-recipient compatibility.
  • Comply with engineering documentation standards, engineering plans, and system specifications and test procedures.
  • Assisted supervisor in validation of control test procedures to ensure method accuracy and precision.
  • Conducted experiments with various statistical test methods to determine optimum test procedures and approaches.
  • Assured the accuracy of all test procedures/results and recorded information relevant to Quality Assurance.
  • Operated engine testing apparatus and maintains test parameters in accordance with written test procedures.
  • Performed quality assurance techniques and test procedures for high performance industrial coating systems.
  • Ensured maintenance of documents related to chemicals, test procedures and laboratory equipment.
  • Conduct experiments to determine the Measurement System Error in Whirlpool refrigeration test procedures.
  • Created, standardized and improved various company-wide test procedures and regulations.
  • Performed test procedures from biological specimens using automated and manual processes.
  • Conduct LWR testing for customers/marketing using customer specific test procedures.
  • Reviewed/revised test procedures on soil laboratory for Quality Assurance purposes.
  • Trained departmental personnel in proper test procedures and protocol.
  • Maintained packaging component specifications and packaging lab test procedures3.
  • Conducted physical and chemical test procedures on petroleum products.
  • Implemented different test procedures for future product safety procedures.
  • Developed and performed test procedures for product reliability.
  • Developed or improved test procedures to increase production.

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40. Ftir

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Here's how Ftir is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Preformed troubleshooting maintenance on FTIR equipment as required.
  • Performed FTIR spectroscopy to identify unknown substances.
  • Resolve below standard product issues*Analyze production samples for distribution using GC/MS, HPLC, FTIR, KF, etc.
  • Use of various laboratory equipment (melt indexers, moisture analyzes, muffle furnaces, FTIR scanners).
  • Worked on sample prep and testing; including, Proximate, Ultimate, and FTIR tests etc.
  • Trained in all areas of propellant testing XRF, FTIR, total solids, and burn rate.
  • Set up, calibrated and maintained a broad range of laboratory equipment, including FTIR and NIR.
  • Performed solvent extractions on fabrics for customer support usually accompanied with a FTIR analysis of defects.
  • Developed method to quantify sugar content in water-soluble fraction of bio-oil using FTIR.
  • Helped reverse engineer competitor's material using FTIR, to develop matching products.
  • Analyzed individual FTIR and sample data for coal and synthetic fuel reporting.
  • Use of FTIR to determine percentage purity and tolerance ranges of products.
  • Evaluated and developed calibration curves for IR, FTIR and UV instruments.
  • Analyzed chemical/material using equipment such as FTIR, AAS, and SEM
  • Assist Chemistry lab in evaluation of samples on DSC and FTIR.
  • Developed procedures for solid state FTIR analysis of organic powder coatings.
  • Operated and maintained HPLC, LC/MS, and FTIR instruments.
  • Perform TLC and FTIR extractions and instrumentation.
  • Preformed specialized testing on FTIR as required.
  • Performed DSC and FTIR testing on Resins

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41. Data Collection

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Here's how Data Collection is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Conducted complex experimentation including data collection, summary and thorough analysis, in support of product improvement and validation projects.
  • Developed the company's experiment design, database, laboratory practices/procedures, data collection and reporting forms.
  • Participate in quality improvement process via data collection, evaluation of results, and implementation of recommendations.
  • Operated high temperature programmable Lab Equipment -metal surface preparation -Data collection, interpretation, reports.
  • Supported a project to identify unique polymers for styling benefits through data collection and analysis.
  • Conduct moderately complex investigations and experimentation including data collection, summary and initial analysis.
  • Led tablet implementation in association with MTSAR scheduling software; eliminating paper data collection.
  • Maintained laboratory records and databases, and supported Process Engineering data collection as needed.
  • Assisted doctoral students in conducting various lab experiments and managed data collection activities.
  • Create and maintain documentation and provide data collection activates per process documentation.
  • Perform post-harvest data collection such as electrical conductivity and soil sampling.
  • Coordinated & communicated effectively with colleagues to prevent data collection error.
  • Produced data collection documents for blood and specimen collection and processing.
  • Cooperated with elite scientists on data collection for numerous scientific experiments.
  • Worked collaboratively utilizing GPS/GIS for plots used in data collections.
  • Perform sample preparation and data collection/compilation by applying scientific methods.
  • Carried out data collection and processing for principal investigators.
  • Calibrated and maintained water sampling and data collection equipment.
  • Consolidated all lab specimens and standardized data collection.
  • Provided data collection and process documentation as assigned.

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42. QA

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Here's how QA is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Maintained inventory and ordered laboratory supplies and maintained laboratory pursuant to safety codes relative to QA/AC and standard operating procedures.
  • Managed media/glassware orders and maintained laboratories in accordance to QA/QC standards based on routine cleaning and environmental monitoring.
  • Performed chemical inventory to prevent shortage of reagents and consistently passed routine QA Housekeeping Audits with no observations.
  • Maintained close coordination with other packaging evaluation personnel, including compatibility setup validation with engineers and QA analysts.
  • Calibrate and maintain testing equipment to ensure accuracy and reliability of QA procedures.
  • Recorded all labeling/QA information in Excel spreadsheets for customer according to company policy.
  • Defined and outlined QA procedures for routine urinalysis for reference laboratory testing.
  • Worked independently on midnight shift and performed daily QA responsibilities.
  • Provided daily quantification/ qualification of QC/QA for material/lean manufacturing plant.
  • Pull aseptic samples for microbiological examination by QA Manager.
  • Participated in maintenance of IQAS Forensic proficiency program samples.
  • Performed QA/QC of laboratory equipment and prepared necessary reagents.
  • Maintain laboratory equipment/instrument competency and calibration through QA/QC process.
  • General laboratory QA/AC record and sample management.
  • Read Schematic fabrication documentation of QA testing.
  • Prepared for QAU audits, maintained lab notebooks documenting progress of study and project notebooks containing data generated during the study.
  • Preformed various Quality Control and production duties throughout the plant including all QA testing on raw materials to be received.
  • Assisted in implementation of QAM and SOP's, Maintained laboratory testing equipment, contained and disposed of hazardous waste.
  • Performed audits at each work station in the pipe mill Performed etch testing on UT samples Responsible for QA training
  • Maintained QC/QA records for all solutions prepared on daily bases for each step of assay as scheduled by supervisor.

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43. QC

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Here's how QC is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Assist lab manager and QC manager with creating/modifying testing protocol according to engineer/customer specifications.
  • Completed temperature and equipment maintenance logs and QC for moderate complexity testing.
  • Improved and validated QC methods to deprecate environmentally hazardous reagents and solvents.
  • Implemented quality control procedures including raw data review and QC data validation.
  • Assisted and worked with the QC Supervisor in completing laboratory investigations.
  • Calibrate and maintain calibration data on laboratory equipment to facilitate SQC.
  • Operated and maintained standard equipment within the QC Chemistry laboratory.
  • Inspect and QC testing of all scopes received by 3rd party repair contractor before giving to operations for shipping to customers.
  • Adhered to the laboratories quality control policies and documented all QC activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and instrument maintenance.
  • Performed QC, set up biochemical tests and performed tests on samples of products as they come off production line.
  • Performed QC testing of finished products and raw materials by measuring PH, temperature, weight, height and color.
  • Perform validity testing using the analyzer and ensuring that the QC's and calibrators are sufficient to report patient results.
  • Create new QC data sheets as needed, enter batch records, and enter in various documents into our network.
  • Traveled to other QC laboratories, within company, in an effort to train/learn from the other lab's experiences.
  • Operate CMM QC5000 and PC DMIS for verification and measurement with X, Y and Z coordinates axis.
  • Prepare QC Samples, work on Matrix matching, and was part of Document Control for the lab.
  • Open and close the lab, QC incoming samples from raw product and create a testing data sheet.
  • Imported data into Excel and Access databases, evaluated QC samples and standards, and interpreted experimental results.
  • Performed daily QC of all laboratory equipment and blood products with the use of cell counts and standards.
  • Performed initial QC Inspection of product, addressed and corrected quality issues and followed specific product guidelines.

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44. UV

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Here's how UV is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Performed technical experiments to develop, support, and maintain quality of imaging products (Microwave powered UV light sources).
  • Administered troubleshooting and problem solving of aseptic technique preformed in the Bac-T laboratory, resulting in the implementation of UV-C lighting.
  • Operated and maintained UV coating equipment for photography prints, coated high volume (500-600) prints per shift.
  • Hand built all electronic chassis and cabling for FUSION/Sniper Rifle Muzzle-blast UV-C Band Video Detector and User Interface circuitry.
  • Perform biochemical analysis of the in process and final stages samples such as UV, Conductivity and pH.
  • Perform weekly primer mixing (primer is used in the wet coat process to provide UV protection).
  • Read work ticket to verify prescription instructions such as tints, UV, coatings, and progressive additions.
  • Performed QC tests for both small and large batches of UV, solvent and water based coatings.
  • Researched and developed new procedures that were implemented within the CUVDL and its partner lab in Logan.
  • Performed ultraviolet spectrum (UV) and infrared spectrum (IR) analysis on required drug products.
  • Developed new and improved existing testing methods for working strength photographic solutions using UV-VIS and HPLC techniques.
  • Researched the neural circuitry underlying fear and memory in a rodent model of juvenile anxiety disorders.
  • Assisted lab technicians and office staff in their lab work assignments and with maneuvering heavy objects.
  • Test technician, performing corrosion, UV, mechanical, cyclic, vibration and product testing.
  • Performed Light Transmission (UV), IR, and others, to Packaging Components.
  • Utilized AA spectroscopy and UV/ visible spectroscopy to analyze the mineral content of feed ingredients.
  • Performed consumer safety standards testing on all chainsaw model platforms for UL and TUV certification.
  • Performed UV analysis on samples as well as hydration tests using a special synthetic substrate.
  • Created prescription order lenses by grinding, polishing and UV coating raw lens materials.
  • Train co-workers on UV processor, various lab equipment, and occasionally on solutions.

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45. Technical Support

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Here's how Technical Support is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Provided technical support in activities associated with identification, prioritization, research, and resolution of reported problems using trouble- ticketing system
  • Provided assistance to student and teachers seeking technical support with computer-related questions, as well as troubleshooting computer and network-related issues.
  • Hired as a temporary employee to provide accurate technical support for Research and Development projects and deliver timely communication of results.
  • Experienced validation team member under the Technical Support Statistic Section using Statistical analysis like E-CHIP and determination of variance components.
  • Provided technical support to laboratories: including instrument repair, training, certification, documentation, maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Provided technical support for e-mail, network, connectivity, telecommunications, peripheral equipment, and system maintenance.
  • Assisted with environmental testing services, industrial hygiene analysis, equipment rental and technical support.
  • Provide technical support for federal and international contracts focused on improvement in nuclear waste processing.
  • Assisted technical support department in troubleshooting product returns and after-sales support to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Reviewed and analyzed a variety of material and provided clerical and technical support as needed.
  • Support laboratory rental program by providing instrument training and technical support to rental clients.
  • Provide customer technical support for applications and company instrumentation in the areas of moisture.
  • Provided all the necessary technical support to enable the laboratory to operation effectively.
  • Interacted and collaborated with customers to provide technical support and product s evaluation.
  • Provided technical support services to the fermentation manufacturing operations process in environmentally.
  • Provided technical support to ensure timely processing of electronic orders without specimens.
  • Provided technical support and troubleshooting for reaction failures and experimental errors.
  • Provided technical support to HVAC engineers in designing and customizing equipment.
  • Maintained University computer labs and assisted faculty/students for computer technical support.
  • Provided administrative and technical support for automation engineers and Research Scientists.

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46. Chemical Solutions

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Here's how Chemical Solutions is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Prepared chemical solutions and maintained laboratory equipment for university laboratory experiments.
  • Prepared chemical solutions and bacteriological media in a safe and accurate manner while following protocol and measurements.
  • Demonstrated setting daily objectives and managing multiple projects Experience with physical lab techniques Preparation of basic chemical solutions
  • Monitor biological and chemical solutions to insure quality and consistency for decontaminating instruments and medical equipment.
  • Prepared chemical solutions for products or processes, following standardized formulas, or create experimental formulas.
  • Calibrate and maintain laboratory equipment and instruments, and prepares chemical solutions according to standard procedures.
  • Set up and trouble-shot experiments mixed and prepared biological and chemical solutions for numerous experiments.
  • Operated various electronic meters and other laboratory apparatus to analyze chemical solutions for quality assurance.
  • Tested and studied chemical solutions for quality compliance and communicated quality test results to Manager.
  • Prepared basic chemical solutions for microbiological media according to established instructions or standard operating procedures.
  • Prepare chemical solutions for use in processing materials, following standardized formulas or experimental procedures.
  • Prepared chemical solutions used in performing water analysis following standardized formulas or experimental procedures.
  • Prepare inorganic, organic and biochemical solutions, extracts and dilutions to specifications.
  • Prepare chemical solutions and mixtures for use in chemistry and biology laboratory classrooms.
  • Prepared chemical solutions for students by following laboratory procedures to replenish stock.
  • Prepare chemical solutions for products and processes, following standardized formulas.
  • Prepared and tested chemical solutions in a wet laboratory environment.
  • Prepared chemical solutions, reagents and specimens for microscopic examinations.
  • Mixed chemical solutions to certain concentrations to effectively clean parts.
  • Tested chemical solutions and maintained the correct chemical concentrations.

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47. Powerpoint

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Here's how Powerpoint is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Conducted laboratory training for other laboratory staff related to Laboratory Quality Manual (PowerPoint presentations).
  • Digitized images of board cases and organized lecture presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Presented PowerPoint presentation on communication skills to improve transitions between shifts.
  • Designed PowerPoint presentation of manual to help beginners understand process.
  • Analyzed data and presented experimental results in PowerPoint seminars.
  • Produced PowerPoint presentation for safety focus meeting topic.
  • Documented results of tests and analyses using computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and others.
  • Tutor: Tutored students for the following Microsoft Office Applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
  • Organized procedures, data and results into a PowerPoint presentation to present to my professor and peers.
  • Compiled, interpreted and documented tests results through technical reports, graphs/charts, and Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint.
  • Instructed staff in the use of the new MS Office software, including Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Use of Microsoft suite to generate visual aid such as graphs, charts and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Assisted students and faculty with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other computer programs.
  • Created visual presentations of the business on PowerPoint slides and in videos for convention events.
  • Experienced in Windows applications, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Presented graphs of the data and other information on the study in Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Assist students with Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Communicated findings to 40 leading experts in the form of a PowerPoint presentation.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Used office suite software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

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48. Msds

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Here's how Msds is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Maintain MSDS and chemical inventory, oversee chemical compounding, ensured finished products were within specific requirements using various chemical/physical testing.
  • Entered MSDS information for chemicals found throughout the laboratory and logged daily laboratory information.
  • Maintained MSDS, plant procedural documents, and laboratory procedural documents.
  • Ensured adherence to safety standards including MSDS requirements and company procedures.
  • Performed tasks related to laboratory chemical inventory and MSDS data.
  • Received training and certification in MSDS hazardous material safety.
  • Scheduled equipment calibration, controlled MSDS documentation.
  • Assisted professors in preparation of lab, chemical storage and verified each chemical had a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
  • Read and interpret documents such as test methods, procedures, specifications, MSDS's, regulations and operating instructions.
  • Perform chemical and biological analysis of the city drinking water supply, maintain MSDS, inventory lab equipment and supplies.
  • Received, stored, and handled solvents, acids, chemicals, solutions, in accordance with the MSDS instructions.
  • Updated the MSDS (material safety data sheets) throughout the company, from office supplies to chemicals and paint.
  • Identified, classified, and labeled hazardous material; established an MSDS database for all hazardous materials in seven departments.
  • Update MSDS's & SDS's Material safety data sheets, & safety data sheets on a daily basis.
  • Organized laboratory equipment and chemicals, referencing the MSDS (material safety data sheet) to ensure safe storage.
  • Corresponded with clients to confirm testing levels as well as acquire information such as MSDS for all samples submitted.
  • Maintain and updated Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for all chemicals ordered and all chemicals on location.
  • Adhered to both OSHA and FDA regulations, as well as reading and ensuring all MSDS guidelines were followed.
  • Calibrated precision lab equipment and organized and controlled MSDS's for lab and evaluated and maintained outside tests.
  • Maintained records of controlled substances and hazardous materials, followed MSDS protocols and maintained a safe work environment.

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49. Computer System

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Here's how Computer System is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Maintained manual logs for quality, manufacturing and emergency tracking to laboratory equipment using safe trace computer system.
  • Assisted with troubleshooting and maintaining proper functionality of both laser cutting machines and computer systems.
  • Enter all patient information from laboratory requisition into laboratory computer system (LabGen).
  • Prepared specimens for Lab Technicians and input requisitions into computer system for physician analysis.
  • Assist in training other laboratory personnel on methods, instrumentation and computer systems.
  • Obtain all appropriate documentation, eligibility and residency to enter in computer system.
  • Verified insurance coverage and submitted insurance claims through computer system for proper reimbursement.
  • Entered unit information into computer system and placed components into proper storage areas.
  • Analyzed and audited sample reports to identify inconsistencies and computer system malfunctions.
  • Input evidence information into computer system based off given submission form.
  • Interpreted test results, accurately entered test results into computer system.
  • Entered demographic data, validating data entry into computer system.
  • Recorded and entered experimental data in to computer systems.
  • Enter data into computer systems according to established procedure.
  • Maintained Quality Control records using web based computer system.
  • Performed lab test and submitted information into computer system.
  • Processed data and entered results into computer system.
  • Supported Computer Systems Manager by troubleshooting user problems.
  • Conducted coal quality tests and assisted with computer systems
  • Update laboratory Notebooks/Input date into Computer system.

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50. RNA

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Here's how RNA is used in Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Established an internal verification program for scales, balances and temperature sensitive testing equipment to insure accuracy between outside calibration services.
  • Leveraged keynote external monitoring data to publish Service Level Agreements which management team used to monitor services on a daily basis.
  • Contributed to a weekly research group for the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation to develop skills and establish an academic curriculum.
  • Updated and verified orders, records, data bases and communicated with alternative organizations during time sensitive situations.
  • Conduct internal sensory panels including scheduling, preparing samples, preforming statistical analysis, and writing reports.
  • Comply with all internal procedures for processing laboratory test within the company and external laboratories.
  • Tested subcontractors and internal manufactured aircraft parts to assure operational compliance with the customer specification.
  • Maintained and operated standard laboratory equipment such as furnaces, temperature controllers and vacuum pumps.
  • Maintained contact with software/hardware vendors and internal customers to resolve technical and operational issues.
  • Participated in verify good manufacture procedures to maintain compliance with internal and external regulations.
  • Coordinated domestic and international travel arrangements, including booking airfare, hotel and transportation.
  • Performed various quality control procedures to maintain compliance with internal and external regulations.
  • Evaluate manufactured products in order to verify conformity to internal and external specifications.
  • Performed routine quality and food safety testing and coordinated sampling to external laboratories.
  • Utilized all source intelligence from external organizations to analyze and correlate data.
  • Present and network at international events to promote industrial application of lab findings
  • Communicated with internal and external investigators to convey and maintain testing priorities.
  • Collected and organized information for creation of department database of external experiments.
  • Provided all domestic and international shipping and receiving manifests to assigned engineer.
  • Evaluated data for accuracy and compared to internal and customer specifications.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Laboratory Technician

Lab Equipment49.4%
Wet Chemistry5.3%
PH Meter5%
Data Entry4.2%
Test Cases3.6%
Raw Materials3.1%
DNA3.1%
PCR2.5%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Laboratory Technician

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Lab Equipment
Lab Equipment
38.2%
38.2%
2
2
Wet Chemistry
Wet Chemistry
4.1%
4.1%
3
3
PH Meter
PH Meter
3.9%
3.9%
4
4
Data Entry
Data Entry
3.3%
3.3%
5
5
Test Cases
Test Cases
2.8%
2.8%
6
6
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
2.4%
2.4%
7
7
DNA
DNA
2.4%
2.4%
8
8
PCR
PCR
1.9%
1.9%
9
9
Water Samples
Water Samples
1.8%
1.8%
10
10
Customer Service
Customer Service
1.8%
1.8%
11
11
Microbiology
Microbiology
1.8%
1.8%
12
12
Hplc
Hplc
1.7%
1.7%
13
13
Lab Tests
Lab Tests
1.6%
1.6%
14
14
Chromatography
Chromatography
1.6%
1.6%
15
15
Phlebotomy
Phlebotomy
1.4%
1.4%
16
16
Hematology
Hematology
1.3%
1.3%
17
17
Lims
Lims
1.3%
1.3%
18
18
GC
GC
1.3%
1.3%
19
19
Ms
Ms
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
1.3%
1.3%
21
21
FDA
FDA
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
Urine Samples
Urine Samples
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
Troubleshoot
Troubleshoot
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
ISO
ISO
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
Astm
Astm
1.1%
1.1%
26
26
Osha
Osha
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
Drawing Blood
Drawing Blood
1%
1%
28
28
Elisa
Elisa
1%
1%
29
29
Sample Preparation
Sample Preparation
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
GMP
GMP
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
R
R
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
GEL Electrophoresis
GEL Electrophoresis
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
GLP
GLP
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Data Analysis
Data Analysis
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
ICP
ICP
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Cell Culture
Cell Culture
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Chemical Analysis
Chemical Analysis
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Test Procedures
Test Procedures
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Ftir
Ftir
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Data Collection
Data Collection
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
QA
QA
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
QC
QC
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
UV
UV
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Technical Support
Technical Support
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Chemical Solutions
Chemical Solutions
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Msds
Msds
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Computer System
Computer System
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
RNA
RNA
0.5%
0.5%

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