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Animal Research Tech I

Minneapolis, MN 55448

Posted: 02/01/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 529455 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned. Cares for the animals used in research and development studies. Performs duties related to the maintenance of experimental animals such as feeding and caring for animals, cleaning cages, holding animals for treatment by laboratory technician or maintaining inventory and animal identification records. Performs cleaning/sanitation of animal facility and equipment. Responsible for biosafety and biosecurity of the animals. May partner with preclinical investigators to assist and support veterinarians with surgery, dosing, postop care and monitoring of animal studies.

TECHNICIAN SUPPORT CAREER STREAM: Provides technical support in areas such as production, operations, maintenance, safety, testing, process improvement or product development. Uses schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions or defined plans to perform testing and troubleshooting on electronic or mechanical components, equipment or systems. Gathers, maintains, formats, compiles, and manipulates technical data using established formulae and procedures, and performs detailed mathematical calculations. For higher levels, may suggest and/or make improvements to optimize work processes.

DIFFERENTIATING FACTORS

Autonomy: Entrylevel position typically requiring little to no prior experience in technical aspects of a job; . Work is clearly defined, routine or follows standard procedures and is closely supervised. Performs basic tests and records data.

Organizational Impact: Performs basic technical activities and records data . Delivers job responsibilities following a defined standard output or set of procedures.

Innovation and Complexity: Responsible for checking data and technical information when minor changes may be required based on review. Technical problems faced are routine and solutions clearly prescribed.

Communication and Influence: Communicates with contacts typically within immediate job area. Obtains and provides technical information requiring little explanation or interpretation.

Leadership and Talent Management: N/A Jobs at this level are focused on selfdevelopment.

Required Knowledge and Experience: Requires limited job knowledge of systems, procedures, basic laboratory techniques and use of standard test instruments. Follows basic work routines and standards. Does not require college education, 0 years of experience required.
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