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Laboratory Technician

  • Location: Bethesda, MoCo, Maryland
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 11 days ago

  • Sector: Government
  • Start Date: 2022-06-17
  • Job Ref: 22-12710
Overall Position Summary and Objectives Under this task order, the contractor will independently provide support services to satisfy the overall operational objectives of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). The primary objective is to provide services and deliverables through performance of support services. In addition to interactions with my NIMH Admin team to manage orders, recruitments, and travel requests, the lab technician will have the following responsibilities:

Minimum Education
Bachelor's

Skills (Ranked By Priority)
  1. Animal Handling
1, 2, 3, 4, 5 represents priority rankings, where 1 is highest priority and 5 is lowest priority of those ranked
Software
  • Powerpoint
  • MS Access
  • Outlook
Field of Study
  • Molecular Biology
  • Neuroscience


STATEMENT OF WORK DETAILS

Plans, executes, and arranges laboratory experiments, new techniques and procedures; and performs laboratory techniques relating to scientific research.
  • Create and manage inventory databases (animal tissues, antibodies, reagents etc.)

Operates laboratory machines and instruments; and prepares specimens and equipment for use.
  • Assist in the preparation of Animal Study Protocols and establish local processes to ensure adherence to approved protocol requirements
functional responsibility
Performs sample management and storage.
description
  • Maintain stocks of laboratory reagents
functional responsibility
Analyzes, documents and reports on all procedures performed.
description
  • Organize and store all chemicals and laboratory reagents according to safety requirements
functional responsibility
Maintains inventory of laboratory supplies.
description
  • Manage chemical & biological waste procedures (local processes)
functional responsibility
Cleans and sterilizes instruments, glassware and equipment.
description
  • Maintain animal records database, perform mouse genotyping and recording
functional responsibility
Plan execute and arrange laboratory experiments, new techniques and procedures; and performs laboratory techniques relating to scientific research.
description
  • Assist with management of after-hours emergencies (e.g. equipment failure)
functional responsibility
Maintains inventory of laboratory supplies and initiates purchase orders.