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Career and Education Opportunities for Medical Equipment Repairers

In general, medical equipment repairers test, adjust, or repair biomedical or electromedical equipment.

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STATES WITH Medical Equipment Repairer OPPORTUNITIES

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Medical Equipment Repairer

Medical Equipment Repairer video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

Medical equipment repairers examine and test malfunctioning medical and related equipment following manufacturers' specifications, using test and analysis instruments. They also disassemble malfunctioning equipment and remove, repair and replace faulty parts such as motors, clutches or transformers. Equally important, medical equipment repairers have to solder loose connections, using soldering iron. They are often called upon to test and calibrate parts and equipment following manufacturers' manuals and troubleshooting techniques, using hand tools, power tools and measuring devices. They are expected to perform preventive maintenance or service such as cleaning, lubricating and adjusting equipment. Finally, medical equipment repairers test and classify excess or in-use medical equipment and decide on serviceability, condition, and disposition in accordance with regulations.

Every day, medical equipment repairers are expected to be able to read and understand documents and reports. They need to visualize how things come together and can be organized. It is also important that they see details at a very fine level of focus.