Job Title:  Technician I- Louisville, KY

Req ID:  35858
Job Category:  Service/Technical Services

Louisville, KY, US, 40202


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 experience in this field in order to be considered. We will train you.
Individuals with transferable experience working in HVAC repair, general maintenance and installation, jewelry repair, welding, automotive, residential home repair, plumbing, electrical, small engine repair, computer repair, equipment repair, diesel repair, machine repair, aviation repair, hospital sterile processing, etc.  often have transferable skills into this position.
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Candidate must reside in: Kentucky 


  • Performs basic to intermediate level repairs and maintenance on stainless surgical instrumentation at hospitals and surgery centers in a designated territory. This work is performed in the field on a mobile repair truck, inside a repair lab or inside a hospital, using grinding wheels, buffing wheels, various hand and power tools, etc.
  • Becomes familiar with Customer reporting and contractual/ regulatory requirements for assigned territory and provides input to completing daily required documentation.
  • Complies with work schedules, established team standards and protocols to ensure a safe, productive and respectful work environment.
  • Appropriately identifies risks/issues and escalates timely and effectively.

Why is the Repair Technician role crucial to our business and our Customers?

  • With surgical instruments that are sharpened and working properly, surgeons can focus on the patient.
  • Some of our Customers choose to utilize our mobile repair service, where we perform sharpening and repairing of their surgical instruments on site at the hospital, which means convenience for our Customers.
  • Some of our Customers choose to utilize our in house repair lab service, where we are set up full time inside their hospital, where they have access to our repair team whenever they need, which means efficiency for our Customers.
  • Some of our Customers choose to send their surgical instruments into one of our five national repair centers, where we have teams ranging from 25-40 that are ready to repair their instruments and return them back to the Customer within days.

Education Degree

High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience.
  • Strongly prefer 1 year of surgical instrument experience or CRCST/ SPD Foundations training completion.
  • Must be able to meet flexible schedules with occasional early/late hours and occasional overnight.
  • Must be able to pass a DOT medical/ physical exam and comply with all DOT regulations.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be at least 21 years old to meet the FMCSA age requirement for commercial interstate driving.
  • Must maintain required vaccines.
  • This position may be elevated to a Repair Technician II or Repair Technician III role for candidates that possess an appropriate level of relevant experience as determined by STERIS
  • .Must be able to be compliant with hospital/ customer  credentialing requirements. 


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:  35858
Job Category:  Service/Technical Services

Louisville, KY, US, 40202

Nearest Major Market: Louisville

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