68A BIOMEDICAL EQUIPMENT REPAIRER

OVERVIEW
The biomedical equipment specialist is primarily responsible for servicing and maintaining all medical equipment.

JOB DUTIES

  • Service and maintain medical equipment with mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic, digital, optical and radiological principals
  • Figure out power and space requirements for medical equipment installations
  • Install medical equipment
  • Prepare and submit medical equipment reports


TRAINING
Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and 41 weeks of Advanced Individual Training, including practice in repairing and replacing equipment parts. Part of this time is spent in the classroom, and part in the field.

Advanced Individual Training: 41 weeks at Fort Sam Houston, TX

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Principles of electronics
  • Use and maintenance of electrical and electronic test equipment
  • Equipment repair exercises


HELPFUL SKILLS

  • Experience working with electronic equipment
  • Interest in mathematics and solving problems
  • High attention to detail


REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
Electronics (EL): 107

WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
670A Health Services Maintenance Technician

FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career as an electronic instrument repairer with commercial manufacturing, medical research and satellite communications firms—or even airline companies.

Through your extensive Army training and some additional study, you may also qualify for International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians certification as a Certified Electronics Technician, Associate Level; or a Certified Electronics Technician, Journeyman Level-Medical.

+ Enlisted
X Officer
+ Active Duty
+ Army Reserve
+ Open to Women
+ Entry Level