A field service engineer for medical equipment's main responsibility is to service, repair, and install new and older medical equipment. They also have to write full service reports and complete all paperwork associated with each service call. The field service engineer for medical equipment may need to train other engineers, as well as communicate relevant feedback to the proper departments related to equipment performance. Additionally, they must troubleshoot issues related to medical equipment, providing a high-quality customer service experience. This is generally a full-time position, although overtime and alternative hours may be required depending on the needs of the business. Travel is generally needed in this position, and heavy lifting may be required from time to time.
Field Service Engineer, Medical Equipment Tasks
Study technical manuals and attend training sessions provided by equipment manufacturers to maintain current knowledge.
Perform preventive maintenance or service such as cleaning, lubricating and adjusting equipment.
Keep records of maintenance, repair, and required updates of equipment.
Inspect, test, and repair medical and related equipment following manufacturers' specifications, using test and analysis instruments.