Research Technician in Novato, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

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    Novato, CA
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Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is looking for an individual who can work as a Research Technician who can work with one of our clients who is a mid-sized biotech company that has a facility sitting in Novato, CA. Details are below. 


  • Support activities in the Formulation Development laboratories encompassing the areas of laboratory equipment maintenance,
  • Laboratory facility maintenance
  • GLP documentation
  • Reagent preparation
  • Supporting development activities as needed


  • Oversight/scheduling of routine maintenance of analytical instrumentation
  • Controlled temperature environment (CTE) chambers
  • General laboratory facility maintenance.
  • Performs routine instrument/equipment maintenance to ensure the proper function and compliant use
  • Performs good documentation practices with instrument and equipment laboratory logbooks and ensures compliance in their documentation
  • Performs routine laboratory facilities checks to ensure proper maintenance and compliant use of the laboratory areas and equipment
  • Assists in the procurement, receiving, installment and repair of bioanalytical instrumentation and lab equipment
  • Coordinates and performs common reagent preparation of buffers and other necessary routine reagents used in research
  • Maintains and washes glassware
  • Participate and contribute ideas in process improvement meetings
  • Participates in projects or tasks assigned


  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and to perform tasks with direct or minimal supervision
  • Proficient in Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good documentation skills
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently


Minimum: Associates degree in a scientific discipline and experience as a laboratory technician or laboratory assistant

Preferred: Bachelors degree in a scientific discipline and an academic background in biotechnology or equivalent

Hours Per Week: 40.00

Hours Per Day: 8.00

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.