Laboratory Instrument Technician




Spring House, PA

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    Position summary

    • Disassembles, inspects, cleans, repairs, calibrates, tests, and performs periodic maintenance of specialty equipment, systems, and controls.

    • Operates electronic test equipment, including multimeters, frequency generators, and counters, galvanometers, digital logic probes, and oscilloscopes.

    • Performs basic to complex repairs and coordinates the removal/replacement of instruments/devices needing overhaul during scheduled maintenance.

    • Reinstalls, tests, evaluates, calibrates, and maintains instruments or devices upon completion of repairs.

    • Locates part sources, estimates costs, and prepares requisitions.

    • Coordinates with outside contractors regarding repairs covered by maintenance agreements.

    • Communicates with customer staff and outside contractors in the calibration, repair, and operation of equipment, as needed.

    • Documents daily records of inspections, maintenance activity, repairs, and other work performed within approved guidelines and procedures.

    • Raise instrument performance concerns or breakdown support for resolution to higher-level staff or specialty vendors.

    What you'll need

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.


    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required and related experience and/or training. Associate's degree in scientific field of study preferred or equivalent related work experience.
    • One to Two years of experience in instrumentation and control or installing, calibrating, maintaining, and repairing equipment or equivalent experience in a regulated laboratory environment is strongly preferred.
    • Knowledge in Maximo system is highly desirable
    • Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
    • Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees.


    • Experience with Desktop publishing, Microsoft Office Suite, and Online Help.

    • Ability to read and work from blueprints, schematic diagrams and specification manuals.

    • Requires specialist knowledge, training, and experience related to analytical instrumentation to include selected technique groups such as HPLC, GC, Liquid Handling, Automation, Optical Systems, Biology and Chemistry Analyzers.

    Why CBRE?

    CBRE is the leader in our field. We offer excellent compensation and benefits, including overtime pay, bonus eligibility, PTO, medical and dental benefits, 401K, and comprehensive training for professional growth.

    Equal Employment Opportunity: CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

    Candidate Accommodations: CBRE values the differences of all current and prospective employees and recognizes how every employee contributes to our company's success. CBRE provides reasonable accommodations in job application procedures for individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance due to a disability in the application or recruitment process, please submit a request via email at [email protected] or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

    NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

    Why you should apply for a job to CBRE:

  • 65% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.