Title: Biomedical Bench Engineer, Level 1 February 19, 2010
Evaluator: Service Manager Reports to: Service Manager, Asst. Service
Main Purpose: To inspect, calibrate and repair biomedical equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities (in order of importance)

  1. Inspect equipment to accurately identify all device parameters that do not meet OEM documented specifications.
  2. Proficiently use all test equipment related in the testing of assigned devices.
  3. Certifies equipment has been refurbished to original OEM specifications.
  4. Perform minor repairs with accepted technical practices.
  5. Answers technical questions from customers and internal staff.
  6. Documents test results and equipment history.
  7. Researches technical issues using all available data.
  8. Trouble shoots and identifies correct part necessary to repair equipment and to correct customer problem.
  9. Talks to customers for the purpose of selling parts.
  10. Travels for on site repairs and installations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Knowledge of anatomy and physiology related to assigned devices.
  2. Knowledge of electronic analog and digital circuits.
  3. Knowledge of biomedical equipment design and clinical applications.
  4. Skilled to use basic functions of test equipment and simulators.
  5. Skilled to use basic hand tools.
  6. Skilled to perform basic soldering.
  7. Ability to multitask technical tasks while interfacing with customers.
  8. Ability to travel and perform technical tasks on customer site.
  9. Ability to read and understand technical documentation, service manuals and schematics.

Credentials and Experience

  1. Minimum BS degree in electrical or biomedical engineering.
  2. No experience necessary.
  3. Four undergraduate classes in electronic engineering.
  4. Two undergraduate classes in biomedical instrumentation.
  5. One semester of Anatomy and Physiology.
  6. Two semesters of engineering laboratories.
  7. Undergraduate basic physics and chemistry.

Special Requirements (established by supervisor)

  1. Overtime and weekend work.
  2. Some domestic travel.
  3. Attend off site training courses.