DP Technology Services, a leader in Government Contracting has a pending position upon award for a Biomedical Engineering Technician to provide services to our military and their dependents at Andersen AFB in Guam. TYPE OF WORK.
- Install, modify, troubleshoot, maintain, test, calibrate, adjust, overhaul and repair a wide variety of medical, laboratory, and dental equipment (electronic, electrical, and mechanical) . The incumbent maintains and repairs chemical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, vacuum, suction and pressure systems which may include water, steam, air, gas under pressure, and piped oxygen lines associated with equipment serviced.
- Determine the nature and extent of repairs required by troubleshooting equipment for malfunctions, requiring the tracing of wiring, replacing broken or worn parts, detecting leaks, feedback, and interference. Determine voltage tolerances, amperage, power supplies, wave shape, frequency resonance, deflection time, decay curve, gain, balance, and signal sensitivity and comparing against prescribed tolerances and specifications. The incumbent plans and carries out work assignments using blueprints, schematic drawings, technical manuals, wiring diagrams, liquid/air flow sheets, and other specifications.
- Test equipment after repair and also tests new equipment to assure proper functioning; conducts preventive maintenance inspection of equipment; performs periodic checks to ensure that equipment users are following proper preventive maintenance procedures; and conducts on-the-job training for all equipment users and biomedical repair technicians in the maintenance of medical, laboratory, and dental equipment.
- Will be assigned work either orally or through work orders. Incumbent independently determines the nature of trouble and extent of repairs required and completes repairs following established trade practices and procedures, using technical manuals, blueprints, sketches, wiring diagrams, liquid and air flow sheets, and other specifications. The incumbent performs operational and safety tests after repairs have been completed or when new equipment is received to assure that equipment is operating within prescribed limits so that lives are not endangered. The supervisor provides limited oversight and spot checks work for compliance with acceptable trade practices, directives, and operating specifications. The supervisor provides technical advice and assistance on unusual and more difficult problems.
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- The contractor must possess the practical knowledge of the principles of electronic circuits, functions of electronic components and at a minimum provide certificate of Bachelors of Science Degree or equivalent DOD Biomedical Equipment Engineer Repair Technician Training certificate.
- The contractor must possess the knowledge of the relationships between electrical and electronic circuitry as well as the interrelationship of chemical, radiological, hydraulic, pneumatic, vacuum, or gas components of a piece of equipment or a system.
- The contractor must possess a thorough knowledge of the principles and theories governing the maintenance and repair of electrical equipment in order to diagnose malfunctions, and repair and test such electrical equipment as sterilizers, film driers, suction apparatus, and dental units. Incumbent must apply knowledge of hydraulic systems including their grips, locks, stop and release mechanisms, and have the ability to determine proper adjustment with no leaks.
- The contractor must possess the ability to repair mechanical equipment such as sterilizers, X- ray tables, operating tables, pressure breathing therapy units, respirators, and other mechanical assemblies using gears, shafts, and pulleys. Incumbent must also select proper replacement parts, modification kits, and identify materials, mechanisms, and components of electrical systems. The incumbent must possess a thorough knowledge of electronic symbols, color codes, descriptions, and manufacturer's numbers. The incumbent uses skills and precision in working with small components, requiring good hand and eye coordination and functional color vision.
- The contractor must possess a thorough knowledge in the useof electronic test equipment such as digital multi-meters, oscilloscopes and signal generators. Incumbent must have the ability to use electrical test equipment such as meggers, ohmmeters and test meters. Incumbent must be skilled in the use of such equipment as micrometers and calipers to detect wear and misalignment of gears, cams, valves, and other mechanical parts; and ability to use seat wrenches and pressure gauges when working on hydraulic systems.
- The contractor must possess the ability to interpret and apply blue prints, schematic drawings, wiring diagrams, liquid/air flow sheets, technical manuals, and other specifications.
- The contractor must possess the knowledge to make various mathematical computations using algebraic expressions and shop formulas in relation to load requirements of wiring and equipment.
- It is desirable that the contractor possess an associate's degree in Biomedical Engineering Technology or equivalent military training and at least 5 years experience in the maintenance, calibration, and repair of biomedical/dental systems.
- It is desirable that the contractor is certified by the International Certification Commission as a Certified Biomedical Repair Technician (CBET) .
- The contractor must demonstrate familiarity and understanding of current technology changes in the biomedical engineering discipline.
- The contractor must maintain equipment service histories in the Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support (DMLSS) system to include; opening and closing work requests, documenting services provided by vendors, and producing reports. Must have knowledge of and ability to interpret and relate federal, state, local, and professional agencies (JCAHO) standards and regulatory requirements to biomedical equipment and environment.
- Work assignments involve standing, stooping, bending and frequently working in cramped and awkward positions for prolonged periods of time. Movement of heavy equipment may be required. The employee must be able to lift 60 pounds and 10 - 40 pounds several times in succession.
- Work is primarily performed in the Biomedical Repair Department, USNH Guam, at a workbench and as assigned by supervisors. Other work areas include the Radiology Department, Laboratory, ICU, OR, Wards, Clinics, other areas withi n USNH Guam, outlying Branch Medical Clinics, and operational Commands on Guam.
- The immediate supervisor is the Leading Chief of the Biomedical Engineering Division. All Chief Petty Officers and the Leading Petty Officer of Biomedical Engineering Division will be in the upper chain of command.
- The contractor operates under broad guidelines and general supervision and is technically responsible for the quality of work accomplished. The supervisor expects the employee to take independent action in solving problems that arise.
- The employee functions individually in the performance of the duties and responsibilities of this position description, with supervisory controls exercised over the position being general in nature and usually dealing with matters related to overall objectives, policies and operations of the Biomedical Engineering Division.
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