Field Service Technician (BioTek)

Job Locations US-OH-Cincinnati | US-OH-Cincinnati
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Transcat is the nation’s largest 3rd party calibration service provider. We are looking for a motivated, self-starter looking to join our fast-growing team as a Field Service Pipette Technician to join our pipette calibration division. Through, we provide critical, on-site pipette calibration services for our essential customers in the life sciences, biotech, educational, forensic labs and more. Future growth opportunities may be available for the right candidate.

This position requires a mix of local and overnight travel to customer facilities to calibrate their critical test equipment. Pipetting experience is preferred but not required. All training and equipment will be provided. Travel will be at least 75% of the time. Transcat offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package to include medical/dental, 401K plans with company matching, paid vacations and holidays, and much more.


Position Description:

Field Service Calibration Technician will be able to calibrate pipettes, as well as scales/balances, centrifuges, or various temperature devices. Training will be provided, and technicians are expected to learn the skills and processes necessary to perform calibration work within the lab environment




A Field Service Calibration Technician will be expected to perform the following:

      • Will work with management and other technicians within the lab to learn pipette calibration fundamentals, working to produce calibrations using the systems and SOPs we have in place
      • Learn fundamental calibration techniques and processes
      • Develop skills necessary to perform calibrations independently
      • Develop skills necessary to produce calibrations at a specified rate
      • Maintain calibration standards
      • Must be able to perform these functions within a laboratory setting and/or supervised customer on-site
      • Will be required to perform on-site calibration, certification, and maintenance services on specific lab equipment at client/customer locations including interfacing with customers in person, via email, or phone
      • Equipment includes pipettes, bottle top dispensers, scales, balances, centrifuges, and temperature calibrations
      • Other duties as assigned


Travel: 50-75%

  • Mixture of local day trips, overnights and out of state



Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

To be considered for pipette technician, the following knowledge, skills, and abilities are preferred:

  • Ability to learn new skills regarding calibration and calibration processes
  • Previous laboratory experience is preferred but not required
  • Basic mathematical skills including algebra, geometry, and statistics
  • Familiarity with basic tools
  • Proficiency with office computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Basic organizational and time management skills



Education and Experience:

This position does not require any formal education however a two-year college degree or equivalent military experience is preferred.



Physical Demands
These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions.

  • While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle tools and equipment
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and/or sit for long periods of time
  • Occasionally will be required to lift upwards of 75lbs


Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination
Transcat is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of any protected status.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, domestic violence victim status, gender identity, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran or as a member of any other protected group or activity.
We will make reasonable accommodations for personal with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of this position unless to do so poses an undue hardship on the organization or a direct threat to health or safety reasonably accommodate individuals to perform the essential functions of this position.


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