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Associate Scientific Services Support

San Diego, CA 95814

Posted: 07/17/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 608788 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:
Enhance the Customer Experience
• Pick up and deliver glassware, biologically contaminated reusable glassware, and plastic ware.
• Observe the established procedures for the handling and transporting of glassware and contaminated items.
• Undertake specialist cleaning tasks, e.g. autoclaving, ultrasonic cleaning, and potential for pipette processing as part of an agreed periodic routine
• Operate autoclaves for decontamination or sanitization.
• Operate glassware washers, dry heat sterilizers, ultrasonic baths, and incubators.
• Maintain temperature chart recorders / equipment forms and use proper documentation.
• Perform routine inspections/checks on glasswash and autoclave equipment
• Prepare items for sanitization including glassware, caps and related articles, employing procedural steps during the process.
• Inspect glassware for cleanliness and structural defects.
• Routinely checks inventory of glassware, notifying Lead of deficiencies.
• Provide housekeeping of glassware processing areas.
• Follow all procedures in performing all aspects of glassware processing.
• Perform monthly de-scale and challenging of biological indicators.
• Use Good Documentation Practices (GDP) for all paperwork.
• Observe all safety precautions and is proactive in raising safety concerns.
• Complete all required trainings in a timely manner.
• This role will work closely with other teams to seamlessly deliver lab support services.
• Will be required to cross-train and back-up other lab support areas as needed.

Basic Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or GED.
• Ability to follow oral and written directions.
• Demonstrates appropriate use of relevant equipment after training.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Previous glass wash experience preferred.

Physical Demands:
• Ability to sit or stand 2-3 hours in laboratory areas.
• Walk 2-3 hours within a facility and walk outside to multiple buildings on campus.
• Reach above/below the shoulder, bend at the knees and waist.
• Lift up to 25 lbs.
• Office work activities, including keyboard, with fingers/hands/arms up to 4 hours.
• Work around moving laboratory equipment and machinery.
• Use of personal protective equipment in laboratory.
• Work with biohazards such as blood borne pathogens.

Working Environment:
• Must be able to work in a laboratory, controlled environments requiring personal protective equipment.
• Job pace may be fast and job completion demands may be high.
• Employee maybe required to manage hazardous wastes in compliance with company procedures & State/Federal/Local hazardous waste regulations. Duties may include: Identifying, handling, generating, accumulating, storing, labeling.
• Ensure safety, security, and the environment in all aspect of the daily activities, and any potential safety hazards are addressed and corrected immediately.
• Understand ergonomic relationship between people, equipment and working environment.

?Pay ranges between $18-21.40/hr based on experience 
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