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Aerotek Lab Technician in Oakdale, Minnesota

The lab techs receive prepared racks from specimen processors, remove the sample cap from the tube, and prepares the tube by placing it on a liquid handling robot. The robot scans in the patient information for tracking and adds a reagent to extract the RNA from the sample. They will also be preparing the 96 well plates from the liquid handler for the final testing process to be performed by the qPCR group. They need a completed bachelor's degree and some basic wet lab experience (can be from college). Familiarity with lab automation is a plus.

Laboratory technicians assist with the receiving, labeling, testing and analyzing of samples in a sterile environment. They assist in the design and execution of laboratory testing according standard procedures, as well as maintain accurate computer records of the process and results. They will be working with human samples that are potentially pathogenic and must follow all safety guidelines.

Lab Technician responsibilities include:

  • Receiving, labeling and analyzing samples

  • Designing and executing laboratory testing according standard procedures

  • Conducting experiments under defined conditions to verify/reject various types of hypotheses using refined scientific methods


  • Working knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel) and database systems

  • Ability to work autonomously and under pressure

  • Completed Bachelors Degree in biology, chemistry or any science related field

  • Good attendance at previous employers

**They would also be open to a MT (Medical Technologist) or a MLT (Medical Lab Tech) degree

Nice to Have Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as Lab Technician or relevant position

  • Experience in operating electrical and nonelectrical laboratory equipment and potentially dangerous substances

About Aerotek:

Your success starts with the right career opportunity. Aerotek uses a people-focused approach to connect job seekers to incredible opportunities with leading organizations. Established in 1983, we've grown to become a consistent Best of Staffing winner for talent satisfaction because of our dedication to exceptional service. Serving over 300,000 contract workers every year, we specialize in placing workers with engineering, scientific, professional and industrial skill sets. Aerotek is proud to offer competitive benefits, including contributory medical, dental and vision insurance, weekly pay, discounts on consumer goods and services and more.

Location: Oakdale, Minnesota

Posting ID: 7376196

Pay Rate: US$15 - US$18 per year

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.