Medical Equipment Repairers

realistic interests test malfunctioning material repair equipment keep records maintenance proper functioning regulation safety procedure

Biomedical Electronics Technician (Biomed Electronics Tech), Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET), Biomedical Technician (Biomed Tech), Service Technician (Service Tech)

What they do:
Test, adjust, or repair biomedical or electromedical equipment.
On the job, you would:
  • Test or calibrate components or equipment, following manufacturers' manuals and troubleshooting techniques, using hand tools, power tools, or measuring devices.
  • Perform preventive maintenance or service, such as cleaning, lubricating, or adjusting equipment.
  • Inspect, test, or troubleshoot malfunctioning medical or related equipment, following manufacturers' specifications and using test and analysis instruments.


Engineering and Technology

  • mechanical
  • computers and electronics


  • customer service

Arts and Humanities

  • English language

Math and Science

  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics


Basic Skills

  • reading work related information
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem


  • repairing machines or systems using the right tools
  • planning and doing the basic maintenance on equipment

Problem Solving

  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it


Hand and Finger Use

  • put together small parts with your fingers
  • hold or move items with your hands

Ideas and Logic

  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems


  • read and understand what is written
  • listen and understand what people say


People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.

They do well at jobs that need:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Persistence
  • Self Control


You might use software like this on the job:

Spreadsheet software

  • Microsoft Excel Hot Technology

Video conferencing software

  • FaceTime

Medical software

  • Medical equipment diagnostic software


Education: (rated 3 of 5)
associate's degree or
high school diploma/GED
usually needed

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