Technician II (Equipment Service)-Overnights

Integrated DNA Technologies

IDT is the leading manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is complex and cutting-edge, and our team members are curious, creative thinkers who understand that good data drives smart decisions. At IDT, we realize that although science may be uniform, people are unique. We promote a culture where engaged people are motivated and have opportunities to achieve their full potential, as part of one global team.

Weekday Overnights; Monday - Thursday 6:00PM-5:00AM

(may be subject to adjustment after COVID-19 shift segregation precautions ends)

Purpose statement:  

The Technician II performs maintenance services on IDT’s laboratory equipment including preventative maintenance, reconditioning of IDT’s laboratory equipment, as well as addressing immediate operational maintenance and/or safety concerns.  This position also ensures that equipment, tools, and materials are maintained. 

Essential Functions: 

  • Ensures operation of laboratory equipment by completing preventive maintenance and troubleshooting equipment malfunctions. 

  • Follows Standard Operating Procedure and Work Instruction documents while performing maintenance and assembly procedures. 

  • Fills out logs, reports and forms as required to document service procedures and calibration data. 

  • Provides input to design staff regarding new equipment, and constructive feedback regarding existing equipment, to streamline troubleshooting and service requirements and to increase product quality. 

  • Practices safe working habits, follows all IDT safety policies, performs safety checks on equipment and systems. Identifies, corrects and reports potential safety hazards.  

  • Reports issues to management. 

  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices.  

  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments. 

  • Detects source of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation. 

  • Manages equipment downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance. 

  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs. 

  • Attends monthly department meetings. 

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values. 

  • Performs other duties as assigned. 


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required 

  • Associate’s degree in Engineering or Maintenance related program preferred. 

Professional Experience: 

  • Previous experience in a mechanically related field required. 

Other Job Qualifications:

  • Ability to use hand and power tools. 

  • Skill to using a soldering iron. 

  • Ability to follow diagrams, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications. 

  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with customers, employees, and all levels of management. 

  • Adaptability to performing under stress when confronted with emergent, critical, unusual, or dangerous situations, or situation in which working speed and sustained attention are make-or-break aspects of the job.  

  • Adaptability to performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure. 

  • Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers.  

  • Adaptability to accepting responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity.  

  • Adaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards.  

  • Adaptability to perform repetitive work or to perform continuously the same work, according to set procedures sequence or pace. 


What We Offer: 

  • Generous Paid Time Off Accruals

  • 16 Hours PAID Volunteer Time Off

  • 10 Paid Holidays

  • Up to eight (8) weeks of 100% paid parental leave to eligible U.S. associates

  • 401(k) with Company Match

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Options

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

Job ID: 74428

Posted 12 days ago

Share This Job