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Lab Technician

Emeryville, California
Job Type
30 Apr 2023
Want to help drive a revolution? Triplebar's breakthrough products touch every aspect of our daily lives, from food to medicine to materials, and we envision a future where biology allows us to feed, heal, and house ourselves in a sustainable and scalable way. We're looking for an exceptional colleague to join our team to support our lab services efforts. You'll experience the great opportunity and responsibility of supporting the lab functions of a transformative company, including learning a wide application of fundamental laboratory skills, both at the facilities and bench level. If you're ready to take this on, we'd love to hear from you!

About the role

This role intends to serve as the first foot in the door of a science industry career, while obtaining an invaluable insight into what types of roles drive a successful, cutting-edge biotech company. At Triplebar, we value ownership of results rather than simple completion of tasks. You will have ownership and influence in the following:
  • Assisting the Lab Manager in overseeing everything to do with laboratory operations
  • Cultivating safe laboratory practices and proper sterile technique
  • Maintaining and cleaning glass- and plastic-ware with the Operations department
  • Preparing media and buffers for sterile application
  • Tracking, receiving, and stocking of reagents and consumables
  • Working with science and engineering teams to develop optimal workflows
  • Supporting scientists in pipetting, measuring, and timed assay procedures
  • Contributing to the design and logistics of any new spaces and lab equipment
About you
  • Interest in working in a biotechnology R&D lab
  • High organizational, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, with the ability to interface at all levels of professionalism
  • Ability to prioritize multiple requests, work in a fast-paced environment, and be responsive to employee requests/service issues
  • Proactive approach to identifying problems and problem-solving independently and collaboratively
  • Capable of working hands-on with careful precision or physical stamina (30-60 minutes at a time) as tasks require
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds and stand for 2 hours at a time
Nice-to-have (but not required)
  • Experience with Quartzy, Benchling, and/or other laboratory software
  • Experience doing R&D experiments at the bench
  • Familiarity with laboratory operation workflows, such as autoclaving, SDSs, biohazardous waste
  • Knowledge of simple dilution calculations
  • Experience working with sterile technique
  • Experience preparing buffers and media
  • Conceptual understanding of molecular biology
The annual base pay range for this position is anticipated to be $35,000 - $55,000 however the base pay offered may vary depending on location, market, job related knowledge, skills and experience.
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  • Job Reference: 991920021-2
  • Date Posted: 30 April 2023
  • Recruiter: Triplebar
  • Location: Emeryville, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent