Medical Equipment Repairers ·  Test, adjust, or repair biomedical or electromedical equipment.



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Occupational Tasks ·  Inspect and test malfunctioning medical and related equipment following manufacturers' specifications, using test and analysis instruments.
· Examine medical equipment and facility's structural environment and check for proper use of equipment, to protect patients and staff from electrical or mechanical hazards and to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
· Disassemble malfunctioning equipment and remove, repair and replace defective parts such as motors, clutches or transformers.
· Keep records of maintenance, repair, and required updates of equipment.
· Perform preventive maintenance or service such as cleaning, lubricating and adjusting equipment.
· Test and calibrate components and equipment following manufacturers' manuals and troubleshooting techniques, using hand tools, power tools and measuring devices.
· Explain and demonstrate correct operation and preventive maintenance of medical equipment to personnel.
· Study technical manuals and attend training sessions provided by equipment manufacturers to maintain current knowledge.
· Plan and carry out work assignments, using blueprints, schematic drawings, technical manuals, wiring diagrams, and liquid and air flow sheets, following prescribed regulations, directives, and other instructions as required.
· Solder loose connections, using soldering iron.
· Test, evaluate, and classify excess or in-use medical equipment and determine serviceability, condition, and disposition in accordance with regulations.
· Research catalogs and repair part lists to locate sources for repair parts, requisitioning parts and recording their receipt.
· Evaluate technical specifications to identify equipment and systems best suited for intended use and possible purchase based on specifications, user needs and technical requirements.
· Contribute expertise to develop medical maintenance standard operating procedures.
· Compute power and space requirements for installing medical, dental or related equipment and install units to manufacturers' specifications.


Educational Requirements: ·  Associate degree


Occupational Skill Set
Skill Relevance
·  Repairing 85%
·  Troubleshooting 85%
·  Equipment Maintenance 85%
·  Reading Comprehension 80%
·  Critical Thinking 79%
·  Installation 78%
·  Active Learning 77%
·  Equipment Selection 76%
·  Complex Problem Solving 74%
·  Active Listening 73%