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Other Science Technicians includes jobs like Calibration Technician, Fibre Technologist, Optics Technical Officer, Physics Technical Officer, and Textile Technical Officer.


  • prepares materials for experimentation, including freezing and slicing specimens and mixing chemicals
  • collects information and samples
  • conducts field and laboratory experiments, tests and analyses
  • presents results in graphic or written form by preparing maps charts, sketches, diagrams and reports
  • performs routine mathematical calculations and computations of measurement
  • controls the quality and quantity of laboratory supplies by testing samples and monitoring usage
  • checks, calibrates and maintains test equipment
  • participates in fabricating, installing and modifying equipment to ensure that critical standards are met.

To become an Other Science Technician

Skills employers are looking for

  • Research

  • Communication Skills

  • Teamwork / Collaboration

  • Pathology

  • Chemistry

  • Problem Solving

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