Education / Experience :
B.Eng. / HND Electrical / Electronic Engineering or Biomedical Engineering
HND Sci. Lab. Tech with specialization in Physics with Electronic
BMLS with specialization in Instrumentation.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Basic Electrical / Electronic / Instrumentation skills.
Basic computer application and troubleshooting.
Basic knowledge of laboratories, equipment’s and automation.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
The Bio-Tech Engineer is responsible for :
Install laboratory equipment within IHVN MDRTB reference Laboratories.
Biosafety level 2& 3 maintenance.
Carry out repairs and planned preventive maintenance on equipment.
Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for equipment in conjunction with the Quality Assurance unit and other units under the Laboratory Department.
Support equipment training for site lab staff.
Certify Biosafety cabinet
Carry out scheduled equipment and apparatus calibrations.
Liaise with third party supply & service companies on equipment support services.
Liaise with Regional Laboratory Officers on equipment functions, breakdowns and support for action.
Write service and installation reports.
Provide monthly and weekly reports to the head of unit for activity and progress monitoring.
Key Equipment : Autoclave, Biosafety cabinet, Inspissator, Centrifuge, Water bath, Freezer, incubator, microscopes, Genexpert, Laminal flow hood etc.