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Job Title: Lab Technician

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Lab Technician to join our team. The Lab Technician will be responsible for conducting laboratory tests, analyzing results, and maintaining laboratory equipment and supplies. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in science and be able to work independently and as part of a team.


  • Conduct laboratory tests and experiments according to established procedures
  • Analyze and interpret test results
  • Record and maintain accurate laboratory data and results
  • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment and instruments
  • Prepare and maintain laboratory supplies and inventory
  • Ensure compliance with laboratory safety protocols and procedures
  • Collaborate with other team members to achieve project goals


  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific field (e.g. biology, chemistry, or related field)
  • Experience working in a laboratory setting
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to follow laboratory safety protocols and procedures

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work in a laboratory environment with potential exposure to hazardous materials

Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plan, and paid time off.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Lab Technician

What is the best way to find and hire a Lab Technician near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Lab Technician applicants. Employers posting their Lab Technician job on Indeed get about 12 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Lab Technician applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Lab Technician are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 12 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 9 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Lab Technician positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Lab Technician role?
SMS has 94% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Lab Technician job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Lab Technicians are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 186% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Lab Technician applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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