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Animal Research Tech II

Minneapolis, MN 55448

Posted: 02/02/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 533437 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: Established and productive individual contributor, working under moderate supervision . Performs tests, interprets data and develops reports. Organizational Impact: Performs intermediate technical activities requiring judgment and decisionmaking . Work consists of technical tasks that are typically routine.

Innovation and Complexity: Technical problems faced are generally routine, but may require interpretation of procedures or policies to resolve problems . May be required to highlight areas of concerns/problems in own job area.

Communication and Influence: Communicates typically with internal contacts . Obtains and provides technical information requiring some explanation or interpretation .

Leadership and Talent Management: May provide guidance and assistance to new or entry level employees.

Required Knowledge and Experience: Requires basic job knowledge of systems, techniques and procedures obtained through prior work experience or education. Requires minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; may require vocational or technical education or certification in addition to prior work experience.
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