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Laboratory Facilities Associate

  • Ref: 303866
  • Type: Option-to-Hire
  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Industry: Biotechnology
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: $22.00 - $30.00/hr

Opportunity Description

Our client, a biotechnology corporation located in Boston, MA, is hiring an experienced Laboratory & Facilities Associate to provide direct laboratory and facilities support. In this role, you will assist in routine operations of a shared office and laboratory space; execute routine laboratory support and general lab maintenance, package receipt, collection and washing and sterilization of labware, refill pipette tip boxes, maintain and empty biohazard boxes.

HumanEdge Perks: 

  • Weekly direct deposit
  • Referral bonus program
  • 24/7 support before, during and after your assignment
  • Additional benefits available once qualified

Job Duties

 As the Laboratory & Facilities Associate, you will:

  • Keep space clean and maintain inventory stock levels of consumables, critical reagents, and supplies essential to the operation of the laboratory.
  • Be the point-of-contact for employees for facility requests
  • Provide general facility support by fulfilling routine light maintenance work orders; such as room set up, moving office equipment and furniture or repairs.
  • Maintain daily electronic record of incoming packages which shall include date of arrival, check in, delivery to recipient
  • Be responsible for general lab maintenance (Operating autoclave, collection and washing labware, refill pipette tip boxes, maintain and empty biohazard boxes)
    • Weekly Safety Shower and Eyewash Testing
    • Monthly Review/Update of Emergency Staff Checklists
  • Maintain Chemical and SDS Inventory
  • Maintain lab coat supply, cleaning and delivery
  • Member of Lab Equipment Alarm Team, primary point of contact for alarms.

Experience & Skills Required

Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a laboratory in a facilities capacity
  • Knowledge and experience with biohazard regulations and material handling, including awareness of general industry and laboratory-specific safety standards
  • Hazardous waste certification (RCRA, DOT, and IATA) is a plus
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
  • Proficiency in MS Office and use of spreadsheets
  • Familiarity with Oracle procurement and receipt software a plus
  • Willingness to learn
  • Must be fully vaccinated for Covid
  • DOT and IATA training is a plus (Need DOT for Haz. Waste Sign-off)-will be provided if needed.