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Actalent Lab Technician in Coralville, Iowa


Lab Tech 2 Role:

-Use a variety of lab equipment to process standard and non-standard products using thermal cyclers and liquid handling machines

-Performs a variety of PCR protocols and post PCR cleanup steps

-Demonstrates aseptic and sterile techniques to minimize the risk of contamination of products

-Efficiently multitasks while running multiple processes

-Ensures accurate product records

-Use customer software in windows based environment

-Quantifies and samples products for quality control tests

-Troubleshoots product, process, or equipment problems

-Performs routine maintenance and cleaning of equipment


pcr, dna extraction, dna sequencing, liquid handling, gel electrophoresis, sterilization, biology, pipetting, lims

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

-Experience with sterile technique required

-PCR experience required

-Experience with gel electrophoresis required

-Data sequencing experience required

-Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite


  • Bachelors Degree in Biology or other related scientific field required


  • Associates degree in science plus 2 years of PCR experience

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Actalent

Actalent is a global leader in engineering and sciences services and talent solutions. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts who drive scale, innovation and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

  • Hiring diverse talent

  • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

  • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

  • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please email ( for other accommodation options.