Under general supervision, performs a variety of specialized technical
tasks involving the installation, repair, calibration, and some
fabrication of diagnostic and therapeutic biomedical equipment and
1. Inspects and installs medical and related technical equipment
utilized in researching, monitoring, diagnosing, and treating
physical ailments or dysfunctions.
2. Repairs, calibrates, maintains, and troubleshoots equipment using
hand tools, power tools, and measuring devices. Ensures
compliance with preventive maintenance procedures and schedules.
3. Safety-tests medical equipment and health care facility's
structural environment to ensure patient and staff safety from
electrical and mechanical hazards. Consults with medical or
research personnel to ascertain proper equipment functions.
4. Recommends changes to or modifies equipment to meet specific
therapeutic or diagnostic requirements.
5. Conducts inservice training on use and general maintenance of
biomedical equipment. Demonstrates and explains correct and safe
operation of equipment.
6. Assists with the preparation of specifications for the purchase
of new equipment. Serves as a liaison with vendors and/or
7. Conducts quality assurance evaluations in compliance with
8. May design and construct non-complex biomedical equipment.
9. Maintains records and prepares reports of preventive maintenance,
repair, inspection,and installation services provided.
10. Maintains and orders inventory of standard replacement parts and
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: Associate of Arts degree in Electronics or Electronic
EXPERIENCE: One year electronic or biomedical equipment maintenance
Through knowledge of and ability to apply electronic theory and
practice in the installation, inspection, repair, maintenance, and
modification of complex electronic equipment. Through knowledge of
mathematics as applied to the calculation of currents, voltages, and
other electronic parameters. Ability to read and interpret schematics,
drawings, and technical specifications. Ability to assemble or
fabricate electromechanical and structural components. Ability to use
and manipulate hand tools, instruments, and equipment. Ability to work
in hazardous environments, in confined spaces, or in adverse weather
or temperature conditions. Ability to do extensive standing, walking,
climbing, and heavy lifting up to 50 lbs. Ability to communicate
effectively orally and in writing. Ability to follow written and oral
instructions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships. Ability to use computers and other office equipment.
Ability to prepare technical reports and maintain required records.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Candidates for employment may be subject to medical inquiries and/or
medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job.
Employees in this job class may be required to be available for
emergency response at any time and may be required to wear and work in
personal protective equipment.