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Lab Technician in Santa Clara, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 12/26/2018

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Job Description

Volt is seeking a Lab Technician in the Santa Clara CA Area

Candidate will be a motivated, creative thinker who can be part of a team focused on high throughput genotyping, DNA copy number, and DNA extraction.

Please note this is a night shift position from 4 pm to 1 am.


  • Aid in the pre-PCR lab environment performing quantitation and normalization of nucleic acids utilizing automation.
  • Train in low throughput genotyping assays such as Oncoscan and Gene expression; this requires use of multi-channel pipettes, reagent preparation and sample tracking.
  • Training in high throughput genotyping such as Axiom or Eureka Genomics; this requires the use of automated liquid handlers and timed schedules
  • Data entry into laboratory information management system (LIMS).
  • Be responsible for calibration and preventative maintenance of assigned equipment. Documentation of these activities.
  • Fill out inventory sheets for material consumed daily.
  • Assist team in stocking/restocking materials and shipping/receiving customer samples.
  • Keep lab benches clean always, especially before leaving at the end of their day.


  • 0-2 years laboratory experience (can be derived from academic internships)
  • Basic laboratory techniques required such as micro pipetting, solution preparation, PCR, gel electrophoresis, optical density measurements, work with Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), etc.


  • BS in biological sciences fields, such as Biology or Biochemistry

Volt is an equal opportunity employer