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You might hire a biotechnology laboratory technician to:

  • Set up, clean, and maintain laboratory equipment
  • Collect biological samples for laboratory analysis

  • Conduct tests and experiments, documenting and summarizing results

  • Monitor laboratory processes to ensure compliance and prevent contamination

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Analytical skills
Laboratory experience
Communication skills
Internship experience in an industrial setting
Critical thinking skills
Computer science coursework or familiarity
Observational skills
Knowledge of lab safety measures
The ability to set up and use technical equipment A degree in life sciences or a related field