Medical Equipment Repairers

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

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Biomedical Equipment; Biomedical Equipment Craftsman; Biomedical Equipment Manager; Dental Assistant Apprentice; Dental Assistant Helper; Health Services Management; Health Services Management Craftsman, Health Information Technology; Health Services Management Journeyman, Health Information Technology; Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory Apprentice; Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory Journeyman
Biomedical Equipment Specialist; Electronic Systems Maintenance Warrant Officer; Health Services Maintenance Technician; Senior Electronics Maintenance Warrant Officer; Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) Maintenance Support Specialist; Unit Supply Specialist
Health Services Technician; Medical Administration Specialty
Metrology Technician
Bio-Medical Equipment Technician; Biomedical Equipment Technician; Hemodialysis Technician; Hospital Corpsman
Biomedical Equipment; Biomedical Equipment Apprentice; Biomedical Equipment Craftsman; Biomedical Equipment Helper; Biomedical Equipment Journeyman; Biomedical Equipment Superintendent
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 In Demand

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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