Equipment Technician I
Job Details
Minneapolis - Minneapolis, MN
Full Time
High School

By joining the Bio-Techne team you will have an impact on future cutting-edge research. Bio-Techne, and all of its brands, provides tools for researchers in Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics.

Position Summary:

As an Equipment Technician I, you will perform preventative maintenance and repair malfunctioning new and existing minor equipment. In doing so, you will manage and document your work orders, respond to supervisory alarms during business hours, and complete routine inspections on equipment.  

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Perform and document scheduled preventative maintenance on minor equipment 
  • Perform minor repairs to malfunctioning equipment per work orders 
  • Perform routine inspection of equipment 
  • Install new and existing equipment 
  • Routinely operate material handling equipment such as forklifts and pallet jacks 
  • Perform minor building maintenance such as plumbing and door repairs 
  • Follow guidelines and comply with all company safety, quality, and training procedures and regulations 
  • Perform additional duties as assigned 




Education and Experience: 

  • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent and 1-3 years of relevant experience 
  • Or, Technical or Associate degree with up to 1 year of relevant experience 
  • Prior experience operating material handling equipment is required 
  • Prior experience with biotechnology equipment is preferred 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Knowledge of basic equipment troubleshooting and strong mechanical aptitude  
  • Ability to stand 6-8+ hours during a shift 
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds as needed 
  • Ability to use basic hand and power tools 
  • Ability to work extended hours (evenings/weekends) as needed 
  • Ability to work outside as needed 
  • Ability to travel to and work at off-site Bio-Techne locations as needed 
  • Ability to effectively problem solve 
  • Ability to work effectively with computers and working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel 
  • Must work well both independently and in a team environment 
  • Ability to effectively prioritize multiple different demands