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Lab Technician II



Posting ID: JP-002179082

Full Time
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Aerotek is hiring Technicians for a local biotechnology company that develops, manufactures, and markets nucleic acid products that support the life sciences industry in the areas of academic and commercial research, agriculture, medical diagnostics, and pharmaceutical development. 


  • Performs the purification of oligos (DNA fragments) using various techniques such as gel electrophoresis
  • Build and pour gels for purification runs
  • Uses automated and manual lab equipment including limited maintenance and troubleshooting activities. Pipetting is something this group does a lot!
  • Quantifies and samples oligos for quality control tests
  • Assesses QC data accurately and makes pass/fail decisions for oligos
  • Ensures that product meets final purity guarantees through the custom purification process
  • Sorts the DNA fragments for the proper purification either by hand or using software
  • Uses custom software packages to complete tasks and create final product
  • Troubleshoots oligo failures and makes thoughtful sorting and purification decisions


  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related field
  • Ability to think critically
  • Experience with gel electrophoresis or SDS-Page preferred

Contact Information

Recruiter: Kirby Hovden

Phone: (319) 731-1089


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