Lab Technician - Microbiology in Golden, CO at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Golden, CO
  • Job Type:
    Science
  • Experience:
    3 to 5 years
  • Date Posted:
    4/13/2018
  • Job ID:
    839978

Job Description


Lab Technician – Analytical Microbiology

Golden, CO

Shift: First Shift, Mon-Friday

Responsibilities:

  • Performs timely and accurate aseptic sampling and identification of materials and processes throughout the brewing, fermenting, conditioning and packaging functions.
  • Aseptically prepares and dispenses microbiological media into plates or bottles. Processes samples using aseptic techniques onto filters, plate and liquid media, incubates samples per specification for consistent growth and analyses of microorganisms.
  • The large number of samples processed (>250,000 annually) requires critical attention to methods and conditions. Inputs all sampling location and times into the Micro-Quality databases in a timely and accurate manner. Maintains a safe clean, sterile laboratory work environment.
  • This includes daily maintenance, cleaning and sterilizing of sampling bottles, equipment (sterile filtration apparatus, autoclaves, incubators, etc.) tools, and work areas.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of microbiological evaluation, techniques and methodologies typically acquired through a 4-year degree in Microbiology, Biology, Biochemistry or other life sciences; or 3-5 years hands-on experience in a microbiology or biochemical laboratory.
  • Practical knowledge and usage of laboratory equipment including, microscopes, Millipore filtration, autoclaves, incubators (aerobic and anaerobic), pH meters, and media preparation and dispensing equipment.
  • Sufficient knowledge of computers and databases.
  • Microbiology: Sound conceptual knowledge of aseptic sampling, processing, and microorganism development.
  • Requires extensive walking and standing in wet-cold, hot-dry dusty areas.
  • Must lift and carry samples from process areas (25+lbs).

EEO Employer

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