Laboratory Assistant in Imo, Nigeria

Healthcare / Medical
Health, Wellness and Fitness
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Job Summary

  • The laboratory assistant is responsible for assisting the technologists in testing and maintenance of equipment.
  • The technician also receives and transport samples.


  • Keeping laboratory supplies ready by managing inventorying and placing orders
  • Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions
  • Troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies, performing preventive maintenance, and calling for repairs.
  • Documents information by maintaining daily logs and equipment record books.
  • Resolves problems by examining and evaluating data as well as selecting corrective steps.
  • Completing projects by assisting project team;
  • Attending and participating in group and project meetings.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
  • Calibrating equipment
  • Receiving and transporting samples

Basic Qualifications

  • The individual must have minimum of a National Diploma in Science and Lab Technology, Bio-Chemistry, Micro-Biology or other related courses.
  • The individual must be computer literate

Other Qualifications:

  • Strong written, verbal, and communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Knowledge of the principles of biochemistry
  • Knowledge of the principles of microbiology
  • Productive and quality focused
  • Drive to continue learning throughout career


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