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Veterinarian Technician

MRIGlobal, 425 Volker Boulevard, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America Req #300
Sunday, September 29, 2019
About MRIGlobal

MRIGlobal, an independent research and development organization, delivers solutions in global health, national security and defense, and energy and the environment. The organization perform scientific research, advanced engineering, and program integration and management for clients in industry, government, and academia. Established in 1944 as Midwest Research Institute,  MRIGlobal is based in Kansas City, Mo., and operates in nine states and Washington, D.C. MRIGlobal employs more than 500 and manages 2,600-plus workers through management and operations programs with various clients.

Senior Veterinarian Technician


Job duties will include, but are not limited to animal husbandry, performing technical activities as directed by the study protocol, assisting with ensuring that equipment and supplies necessary to conduct these studies are available, and working in a team environment to conduct studies in conventional and containment laboratories. Specific tasks assigned typically depend upon the needs of the Division and the training and experience of the individual.

Candidates must demonstrate the ability to read, understand, and execute study protocols and SOPs. Selected applicants will be expected to work well in a team environment. Applicant is expected to be detail orientated, have the ability to follow standard laboratory operating procedures, health and safety guidelines, and work with minimal supervision to perform routine and non-routine tasks. Excellent oral and written communication skills are desirable. Applicant must be able to work under pressure and manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Applicant is expected to be well organized, analytical, and flexible to adjust to priorities.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent plus a minimum of 2 years college or relevant experience
  • Able and willing to work a flexible schedule to include weekends, holidays, and occasionally evenings
  • Ability to work in a laboratory environment while wearing a respirator
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. to the waist and 25 lb. to the shoulder level
  • Ability to bend and stoop frequently
  • Ability to work on your feet for most of the work shift
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with technical staff at all levels in a team-based environment
  • Experience using PC and standard software programs (Excel, Word)
  • Experience in a laboratory environment handling animals and performing complex technical procedures
  • Experience with both rodents and non-rodent species
  • Experience with anesthetics and anesthesia
  • Ability to work in a laboratory environment while wearing a respirator


Preferred Qualifications:

  • GLP experience
  • AALAS Certification
  • Previous CRO experience
  • Surgical Assistant experience
  • Experience with anesthetics and anesthesia
  • Experience in a biological or chemical containment laboratory
  • Experience with non-standard software programs (e.g Sharepoint and Provantis or similar information management systems)
  • Ability to perform basic laboratory benchtop skills (e.g. pipetting, performing serial dilutions, buffer preparation)


Selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements, including U.S. citizenship, for access to classified information, and meet/maintain eligibility requirements for a Personnel Reliability Program.


It is the policy of MRIGlobal to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state protected classification.

Other details

  • Job Family Active
  • Job Function 10-Technicians
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education High School
  • MRIGlobal, 425 Volker Boulevard, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America