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The Equipment Preparer Lead is responsible for assisting the Animal Technician Supervisor in oversight of the quality of work in the cage wash facility. The Equipment Preparer Lead organizes the processing of the rodent facilities’ soiled equipment and preparation of items for use. The Equipment Preparer Lead performs and provides direction for general custodial care for areas within the facility, oversees equipment maintenance, and assists with inventory assessment checks for caging supply.
The Equipment Preparer Lead is classified as essential personnel and, as such, is required to work with minimal amount of absences and during all Center closures except in the event of a major disaster when access to animal housing and use facilities is prohibited by governmental emergency personnel.