SoBran, Inc. Senior Lab Animal Technician in Bethesda, Maryland

Join The Winning TeamTeam SoBran - We are an industry leader in designing professional animal care programs, managing animal facilities, and providing high quality technical support for laboratory animal research projects. At SoBran, we care about people. SoBranand#39;s success hinges on our employees. We maintain a professional environment and ensure that our people have the tools and training to achieve; and opportunities for learning and advancement. Our employeesand#39; individual talents contribute to our success! We thank you for your interest in SoBran. SoBran, Inc. is seeking a Senior Laboratory Technician to serve at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland (Building 50). OVERVIEW: Responsible for all activities required for the proper care and maintenance of NIAID Division of Intramural Research animals. Description of Duties:Perform duties of Laboratory Animal TechnicianPerform procedures requiring various levels of biohazard containmentSupervise and direct daily activities of technical personnel to ensure that all required functions are carried out appropriately, including receiving animals, handling and restraint, health surveillance, equipment maintenance, supply inventories, animal manipulations, laboratory procedures, and other contract-related dutiesAssist with training technical personnel according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)Schedule technical procedures and assign daily activities to personnel performing technical proceduresRead and understand technical requirements stated in Animal Study Protocols (ASPs) and discern discrepancies between technical requests and ASPsEnsure that Standard Operating Procedures (SOPand#39;s) are adhered to by the technical staff and suggest modifications to supervisorParticipate in interviews and selection of technical personnelCollaboratively work with investigators to establish and maintain breeding coloniesAbility to work flexible hours as needed to ensure research needs and experiments are carried out in compliance with appropriate timelinesReport any abnormal conditions of the animal facility or immediate vicinity to supervisory staffPerform other duties as assigned