Job Description

Extended Job Title
Technician II

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Under general supervision performs skilled mechanical or analytical duties on various projects. May supervise subordinate employees.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
Tracks and schedules laboratory/equipment use based on equipment and scheduled laboratory activities.

Conducts routine monitoring of CO2, liquid nitrogen, glass boxes, biohazard bins, cold room reading, etc.

Escorts vendors and technicians in support of departmental and building operations.

Primary responsibility for issuing and tracking facilities-related work order in support of departmental and building operations.

Assists with maintaining, troubleshooting, responding, repairing or refurbishing building and laboratory equipment and creatively designing or adapting department and building equipment to meet specific needs, including coordination with institutional support departments such as Facilities Services and IT as necessary.

Assists with supporting building equipment and facilities by ensuring proper procedures are being followed in regards to equipment and their respective warranties or service agreement.

Responsible for tracking assigned projects such as equipment recertification, trainings, etc.

Ensures department call lists and freezer monitoring contacts are reviewed, verified, updated and published as changes occur.

Conducts NESOP walkthroughs for new personnel in the Department of Molecular and Translational Medicine, as well as all personnel with access to LARC and RCL.

Assists with prompt remediation of building or lab-related incidents in collaboration with institutional support departments, as appropriate.

Assists with conducting scheduled and unscheduled departmental laboratory inspections to ensure compliance with federal, state and institutional regulations. Ensures prompt remediation of resulting safety issues, in collaboration with Safety Services, as appropriate.

Assists with the management of departmental inventory. Responsibility may include: tracking all tagged assets by location; assisting with the annual physical inventory of all tagged assets; issuing, modifying retracting temporary use firms as appropriate; evaluating tagged and non-tagged assets for surplus as appropriate; assisting with quotes and purchases of capital assets and other equipment.

Assists with development and implementation of laboratory safety materials and equipment use and safety materials as assigned.


Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Candidate will have general knowledge of building and lab related functions. Must know Microsoft Office Suite.

Ideal candidate should have general microbiology knowledge and safety standards familiarity. Will have lab equipment experience related to general microbiology. Coursework in biology, molecular biology or biochemistry.

HSC - El Paso

Biomedical Sciences Elp

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Service Workers


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
High school or equivalent and three years work experience. Additional job related education may substitute for required experience on a year for year basis.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

Are select agents used in this laboratory?

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