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Lab Technician Safety

Clifton, NJ
April 18, 2016

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Kevin Civitello

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H:973-***-****, C:862-***-****


Education: Berdan Institute, Wayne, NJ (2009-2010) Certificate granted: Lab Technician (Biotech Program) September,2010

Summary of Lab Qualifications:

• Sterile Technique: Laminar Flow Hood, Autoclave

• Microbiology: Gram Staining, microscopy, etc. Perform ELISAs Perform Column Chromatography QC

tests: pH, purity testing, melting point, etc. Perform PCR

• Perform qualitative and quantitative assays Set up and maintain scientific notebook

• Perform Lab safety techniques and maintain QC and utilize sterile techniques

• Prepare/ dilute solutions and buffers

• Perform volume and mass measurements,

• Pipetting/ micropipetting

• Perform pH titrations

• Prepare, inoculate and monitor media (plate and broth)

Lab Equipment Proficiencies:

Proficient with UV/Vis spectrophotometer, horizontal and vertical gel boxes (electrophoresis), pH meter, analytical and tabletop balance, UV Transilluminator, Thermocycler (PCR), UV Crosslinker (Electroblotting), shaking water bath, incubator, vortex mixer, microscope, pipet/micropipette, 25mL burette


Novel Ingredient Services LLC, East Hanover, NJ April 2015 – July 2015

Complete testing in a fast paced environment

Perform thorough and complete routine testing on materials according to specifications

Interact with QC and QA departments on a daily basis

Complete testing and submit reports in a timely manner to meet QC/QA, manufacturing and shipping schedules

Energizer, Allendale,NJ October 2014- January 2015

Lab Technician

• Worked with principal scientist for suncare research and development.

• Prepared various formulations of sun screen prototypes for scientist.

• Compliant in all phases of lab safety .

• Utilized a scientific notebook .

Sun Chemical, Carlstadt, NJ May 2014- August 2014

Lab Technician

• Prepared samples utilizing ink/coating raw materials and lab equipment.

• Evaluates samples using a variety of standard print test methods or security-specific measurement methods.

• Used Excel and Word to maintain and communicate experimental records as well as a lab notebook.

• Followed work safety procedures and general ISO/standard lab procedures.

Reckitt and Benckiser, Montvale, NJ April 2012-May 2013

Lab Technician

• Tracking and evaluation of stability studies.

• Batching formulations at laboratory scale.

• Specification tests both instrumentally or via wet chemistry.

• Chemical inventory tracking.

French Color and Fragrance, Englewood, NJ December 2010- September 2011

Lab Technician

• Position started as a lab externship and converted to a full time position.

• Prepared individual fragrances using formulas, scales and pipettes to measure materials.

• Prepared dye flakes and liquid dyes for customer orders.

• Prepared candles and aroma beads using fragrances.

• Processed incoming shipments of chemicals.

• Prepared regular and rush orders, condensed stock and printed labels.

UBS Securities, Weehawken NJ 1990- 2009

Position Held: Senior Auditor

• Performed monthly audits and reconciliations for SEC compliance.

Additional Training/Education:

• New York City Technical College, Brooklyn, NY Lab Technician program

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