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Job Title:  Repair Technician

Req ID:  32607
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education

Fort Lauderdale, FL, US, 33330


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

The primary role of the Repair Technician is to perform repairs on surgical devices and medical instruments.  Technicians will be trained to become familiar with various types of surgical devices and instruments and understand how to best maintain and repair them.  No experience needed.  Job Training will be provided. 


  1. Inspects devices to determine what type of repair and/or adjustment is required. 
  2. Disassembles malfunctioning medical devices and instruments or equipment, troubleshoots and uses standardized testing procedures, examines and tests mechanisms for defects. 
  3. Replaces or repairs defective parts; Reassembles medical devices and instruments or equipment and tests assembly for conformance to specifications. 
  4. Inspects devices and instruments and tests equipment periodically and adjusts calibration to ensure functioning within specified standards. 
  5. Abides by Company Safety policies and procedures.   
  6. Determines correct spare parts required to complete repairs. 
  7. Performs repairs on surgical devices and instruments. 
  8. Exercises mechanical skills for precision, alignment, sharpening and repair of surgical devices and instruments. 
  9. Completes all necessary paperwork (i.e., logging devices, and completed repairs). 

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

High School Diploma or GED (General Educational Equivalent Diploma)

Preferred Experience

  1. Experience of 1-2 years, working as a Repair Technician. 
  2. Ability to effectively communicate with peers and management. 
  3. Individuals with experience working as a Craftsman/Woman in detailed repair work such as metal/jewelry or polishing, watch making/repairs often have transferrable skills to this position. 
  4. Willing to work overtime and weekends, and flexible shifts as required.    


  1. Good hand/eye coordination (manual dexterity). 
  2. Basic organizational and troubleshooting / problem solving skills. 
  3. Mechanical aptitude required. 
  4. Demonstrated attention to detail. 


STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

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.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  32607
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education

Fort Lauderdale, FL, US, 33330

Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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