Job Title:  Repair Technician

Req ID:  44441
Job Category:  Service/Technical Services

Boston, MA, US, 02108


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary


  • You do not have to have previous instrument repair experience to be considered.
  • This is an entry level job - we will train you!
  • Click this link to take a peek at the truck and the work you could be doing to help STERIS create a safer, healthier world!
  • In this position, you will perform surgical instrument inspection, repair, and refurbishment in a field-based setting. Technicians work out of mobile repair trucks at Customer sites and regional labs in more condensed markets. Technicians deliver superior Customer Experience by providing timely and quality repairs to meet compliance standards.
  • This position may require occasional overnight travel.
  • This role requires daily travel by driving a company vehicle. If offered this position, STERIS will run a 7 year driving record check, as part of our onboarding process.


This is a remote based Customer facing position. To support and service our Customers in this assigned territory candidates must be based out of one of the following states: MA

What you will do:

  • Performs basic to intermediate level repairs of surgical instruments and maintenance including ultra sonic function, metallurgy, buff and polish, bending, shaping, sharpening, hinge points, serrations, and brazing. 
  • Demonstrates quality performance in intermediate skilled work including advance Dremel operation, Re-cup and Re-jaw, laparoscopic inspection.  
  • Provides invoicing and documentation based on business need.
  • While primarily working inside a mobile repair truck, frequent trips inside the hospital are required.
  • Provide support various locations within assigned territory depending on the service agreements, Customer needs, and staffing levels.
  • Abides by all Company safety, health policies, and procedures. Uses personal protective equipment, as required. Completes Safety observations per site requirements.
  • Adheres and complies with all protocols (DOT, company and Customer) for the safe operation of the mobile lab including policies and procedures relative to the position.  

What can STERIS offer you?

  • Extensive hands-on training and development
  • Growth opportunities within STERIS
  • Competitive pay and monthly incentive opportunity
  • Medical, vision, dental, life insurance, 401(k) with a company match, tuition assistance, and paid vacation time and paid holidays

Education Degree

High School Diploma or GED

What is Required:

  • 2+ years of work experience, including at least 1 year of relevant experience, or 1 year of experience at STERIS. All experience must be verifiable.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at times and push instrument carts ranging from 10-150 pounds at times.                                                                                                       
  • Must be able to meet flexible schedules with early/late hours and sometimes outside normal business hours including nights and weekends, based on Customer and business needs.
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years old with ability to achieve and maintain FMCSA and drivers license requirements.                                                                                                          
  • Must be able to pass a DOT medical/ physical exam and comply with all DOT regulations.

What is Required Continued:

  • Ability to drive DOT regulated vehicle and conduct basic box truck safety checks.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record (CDL not required) and maintain required vaccines.
  • Related certifications in technical or mechanical area, competitive equipment training or related military experience may be considered towards experience requirement.


      What is relevant work experience?

  • Relevant experience may include hands-on repair, assembly, or product testing and use of small hand tools is a plus. Small engine repair, cell phone and electronics repair, testing, or re-builds, carpentry, circuit board assembly and repair, sterile processing, industrial sewing, and jewelry repair. Maintenance, construction, and automotive repair can also be relevant to this role.



STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

Req ID:  44441
Job Category:  Service/Technical Services

Boston, MA, US, 02108

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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