Job Title:  Equipment Repair Technician III

Req ID:  44434
Job Category:  Service/Technical Services

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46278


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

Demonstrates advanced skills with regards to disassembly, testing, trouble shooting, diagnostics, refurbishing, and reassembling of components, devices, and medical equipment. The Technician leverages their experience with the products and troubleshooting to resolve issues quickly. Their role focuses on complex equipment that requires a specialized skillset and knowledge of specific medical equipment. The Technician will work independently and in teams supporting each other to meet Customer orders and quality standards. The Technician will use a variety of hand tools, diagnostic devices, electro-mechanical, and hydraulic competencies in order to do their work in a safe and efficient manner. The Technician will serve as a Trainer for other techs.


  • Act as the expert for all products and models. Perform advanced troubleshooting, repairs, preventative and corrective maintenance on STERIS and competitive equipment and components in a safe and efficient manner.  This includes: disassembling, replacing, or repairing defective parts; rewiring or reassembling as required; troubleshooting, adjusting/calibrating, and certifying equipment ready for use by using standard and specialized tools and test equipment (i.e., schematics, diagrams, technical manuals, etc.). 
  • Evaluate the safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of equipment.
  • Competency with PC hardware, software applications, and configurations. Ability to interpret and understand operational systems, fault codes, and how codes relate to potential functional or application anomalies.
  • Document critical failures and creates work instructions as needed. Reads and interprets electrical, electronic, and mechanical drawings, diagrams, and schematics.
  • Ability to analyze data and make decisions/recommendations based on analysis.
  • Perform independently and within teams:  repairs to electrical and hydraulic components, refinishing of metal and plastic parts, and wipe down, tape and prep equipment for painting/polish.
  • Use and understand torque wrenches, test equipment, and trouble shoot.  Sound working knowledge of all related test equipment and its purposes.
  • Performs inspections and tests equipment.
  • Pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills. Shares knowledge and expertise with others; Trains, mentors, and transfers knowledge to others.
  • Maintain and perform published productivity standards on moderately challenging assemblies by utilizing a work instruction, prints, schematics, and standard work.


Required Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of 5 years related experience (e.g. mechanical, electrical, electromechanical, hydraulics, plumbing, HVAC, and/or automotive diagnosis or repair).
    • Associates degree or related certifications in technical/mechanical area, competitive equipment training or related military experience may be considered towards technical experience requirement.
  • Experience working in a Customer focused environment.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail.   
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to read and write details about each repair including basic organizational and troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.  
  • Proven ability to take direction, to listen, learn, and work in a team environment.
  • Understanding of and willingness to adhere to STERIS Values and support our Mission and Vision. 
  • Willing to work overtime and weekends, flexible shifts as needed.


STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 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:  44434
Job Category:  Service/Technical Services

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46278

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis

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