Biological Technician Interview Questions

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Listed below expected questions that most HR interviewers ask their applicants about, you'll find our recommended answer for each based on 'biological technician' career.

Interview Question #1:

What are the main job duties and responsibilities of "biological technician" employee?


Biological technician responsibilities are to clean, maintain and prepare supplies and work areas; set up, adjust, calibrate, clean, maintain, and troubleshoot laboratory and field equipment; keep detailed logs of all work-related activities; use computers, computer-interfaced equipment, robotics or high-technology industrial applications to perform work duties; analyze experimental data and interpret results to write reports and summaries of findings; conduct research or assist in the conduct of research, including the collection of information and samples, such as blood, water, soil, plants and animals; measure or weigh compounds and solutions for use in testing or animal feed; monitor laboratory work to ensure compliance with set standards; monitor and observe experiments, recording production and test data for evaluation by research personnel; provide technical support and services for scientists and engineers working in fields such as agriculture, environmental science, resource management, biology, and health sciences; isolate, identify and prepare specimens for examination; examine animals and specimens to detect the presence of disease or other problems; participate in the research, development, or manufacturing of medicinal and pharmaceutical preparations; conduct standardized biological, microbiological or biochemical tests and laboratory analyses to evaluate the quantity or quality of physical or chemical substances in food or other products; conduct or supervise operational programs such as fish hatcheries, greenhouses and livestock production programs; feed livestock or laboratory animals.

Interview Question #2:

What are the skills required from biological technician employee in order to success in his work?


Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents, Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times, Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems, Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems, Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Interview Question #3:

Describe the abilities you have in order to work with us as biological technician?


I have the ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events), arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations), concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted, communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

Interview Question #4:

What are the knowledge elements you obtained from your education, training and work experience would support your biological technician career?


The knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment, the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods, arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications, the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar, principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

Interview Question #5:

How would you describe (biological technician or your) needed work style?


My work style matching exactlty what cashier job requires by: being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks, being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations, being honest and ethical, developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done, a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.

Other biological technician interview questions to expect:

Tell about yourself and why you think you are successful biological technician?

Why do you like to work as biological technician?

What could you do not like to work as biological technician?

What are your future steps after experience you'll gain from your biological technician job?

As biological technician, what training courses or extra education that you think will improve your work performance?

What salary do you expect you'll get from being biological technician employee?

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