Temporary Greenhouse Lab Technician

La Jolla, CA
Jul 27, 2018
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type

 At Synthetic Genomics, Inc., we are dedicated to developing and commercializing genomic-driven solutions to address global challenges. We are currently seeking a Greenhouse Technician to join our fast-growing, dynamic and collaborative team in La Jolla, CA. Under supervision, the Technician will assist the scientific staff in routine support and logistics activities within the Phototrophic Systems Group.

Required Skills:

  • Prepare growth media and components by following detailed protocols.
  • Calibrate and maintain sensor systems.
  • Provide clean and sterilized lab materials for experiments.
  • Perform routine sample analysis according to standard operating procedures under supervision of scientific leads.
  • Maintaining equipment performance and maintenance logs.
  • Adhere to a culture of health and safety.
  • Use of appropriate judgement for time management.

Required Experience:

  • High School Diploma or Associates Degree
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Ability to read, write and follow written and verbal instruction.
  • Computer usage including Email, Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Team-player who works well in a team-orientated environment.
  • Ability to work a schedule which may include weekends and overtime.