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CBRE Sr LIS Technician- Life Sciences (Laboratory Instrumentation) in INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana

Sr LIS Technician- Life Sciences (Laboratory Instrumentation)

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Corp Real Estate Services

Requisition # 21002673

Post Date Jan 27, 2021


Under general supervision, calibrates, maintains, and performs minor repairs for scientific instrumentation, including liquid chromatography systems, gas chromatographs, spectrophotometers, and laboratory data acquisition systems.


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 complex repairs or coordinates the removal of instruments/devices needing overhaul during scheduled maintenance.

Records and reports abnormal functions or out-of-tolerance conditions of equipment and initiates corrective action and documentation.

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

Locates part sources, estimates costs, and prepares requisitions.

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

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 necessary.

May troubleshoot/service or resolve problems while performing unscheduled work.

Writes equipment, maintenance, and calibration procedures.

Performs other duties as assigned.


No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. Coordinates and assigns tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project.


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 the essential functions.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required and a minimum of four years of related experience and/or training. Associates degree in scientific field of study preferred or equivalent related work experience.

One to Five years of experience in instrumentation and control or installing, calibrating, maintaining and repairing equipment or equivalent experience is preferred.

Experience in repairs and calibrations of HPLCs, chromatagraphy, incumbators, centrifuges, mass spectrometer and Akta Analyzers highly preferred but not required.


Must have appropriate license or certification where required by law.


Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.


Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions. Conducts basic financial analysis.


Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.


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.


Decisions made with thorough knowledge of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Responsible for setting own project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.

US Company Profile

About CBRE Group, Inc.

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2019 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliates) and serves real estate investors and occupiers through more than 530 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at

CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)