Job Title:  Repair Technician

Req ID:  43845
Job Category:  Service/Technical Services

Seattle, WA, US, 98101


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. 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!


Why is the Repair Technician role crucial to our business and our Customers?
When surgical instruments are sharpened and working properly, surgeons can focus on providing the best care for their patients.  STERIS offers a variety of repair solutions to meet the needs of the Customer including onsite mobile repair services, in house repair lab services, or one of five national repair centers.  

Please Note: This position will be based primarily out of our repair lab in Seattle (Georgetown), but will also float to assist on mobile repair trucks within the area as needed. When working on one of the repair trucks, the technician will need to commute to one of these 3 locations in order to meet colleagues at the truck in the morning: Auburn, Tacoma, or Puyallup. 

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: Washington


•    Perform basic to intermediate inspection and repairs on surgical instrumentation using grinding wheels, buffing wheels, various hand and power tools, soldering, etc.  Complexity of repairs and level of intricacy will vary.  Strong manual dexterity, attention to detail and willingness to learn will help you be successful in this role.  
•    You will work in the field on a mobile repair truck, inside a repair lab or inside a hospital, based on the needs of the Customer within the assigned territory.  You must be able to sit/stand for an extended period of time.  If assigned to a truck, you must be comfortable working in a small mobile workspace with others. 
•    While primarily working inside a mobile repair truck, frequent trips inside the hospital are required. Weather conditions may vary. 
•    Provide support various locations within assigned territory depending on the service agreements, Customer needs, and staffing levels.   

What STERIS Can Offer You

•    Competitive pay and quarterly incentive opportunity
•    Extensive hands-on training and development 
•    Career progression path with STERIS Instrument Management Services and growth opportunities in other parts of STERIS
•    Medical, vision, dental, life insurance, 401(k) with a company match, tuition assistance, and paid vacation time and paid holidays


High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

•    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 meet flexible schedules with early/late hours and occasional overnight/out of state travel, based on Customer and business needs.
•    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 (CDL not required) and maintain required vaccines.
•    Ability to drive DOT regulated vehicle and conduct basic box truck safety checks.
•    Must be at least 21 years old to meet the FMCSA age requirement for commercial interstate driving.
•    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 be compliant with hospital/customer credentialing requirements

*What is relevant work experience?
•    Hands-on repair, assembly, or product testing and use of small hand tools is a plus. Examples are 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, welding, fabrication, and automotive repair can also be relevant.





 Pay range for this opportunity is $18.51 - $25.87.


Minimum pay rates offered will comply with county/city minimums, if higher than range listed.  Pay rates are based on a number of factors, including but not limited to local labor market costs, years of relevant experience, education, professional certifications, foreign language fluency, etc.


Employees (and their families) may enroll in our company-sponsored medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, health savings account, voluntary benefits, supplemental life/AD&D plans and the company’s 401k plan. Employees are covered by an employee assistance program (also available to household members) and long-term disability. Full-Time Employees are also eligible for short-term disability.  Full-time Employees will also receive Paid Time Off (PTO) based on years of service and paid Holidays. Part-time employees working 20 or more hours receive a pro-ration of the full-time PTO allocation and paid Holidays based on their standard hourly work week. Full-Time employees are eligible for four weeks of paid parental leave. Part-time employees also receive paid parental leave, pro-rated based on their standard hourly work week.


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.


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: Washington

Req ID:  43845
Job Category:  Service/Technical Services

Seattle, WA, US, 98101

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

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