Lab Technician II at Apex Systems, Inc. in Plymouth, MN

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Lab Support Technician

Plymouth, MN

Duration: 6-12 month contract

Position Purpose

Under direct supervision, performs a variety of routine laboratory operations in a research setting. Duties usually consist of media preparation for higher level technicians and scientist, autoclaving waste, and maintaining laboratory supplies. This position may assist higher level technicians in setup of laboratory equipment, recording data for experiments, and glassware clean-up.


  • Work hours have the potential to include evenings (12pm-8pm, Tues, Wed, Thurs) and possibly up to ~10hours on the weekends to target a ~40hr work-week.

Duties may include and are not limited to:

  • Liquid media stock preparation
  • Plate media/agar preparation
  • Stock vitamin/trace preparation
  • Glycerol stock preparation
  • Neutralize shake flask waste
  • Neutralize lime waste
  • Autoclave biological waste & dispose
  • Autoclave consumables (glass beads, sticks, tips…)
  • Clean and autoclave glassware
  • Consumable Stocking
  • Aid with experiment set-up
  • Off hour sampling
  • Preparation of analytical samples

Required Qualifications:

  • Familiar with basic laboratory practices and equipment such as pH meters, analytical balances, and autoclaves…
  • Understands and complies with the priority of EHS in laboratory environment.
  • Multitasking, High level of communication, Organization and prioritization,
  • Must have either an Associates or Bachelors degree in discipline such as: biology or any other scientific background.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years of experience working in a laboratory

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 or 844-463-6178.

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We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.

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