medical device engineering technician




Medical device engineering technicians collaborate with medical device engineers in the design, development and production of medical-technical systems, installations, and equipment such as pacemakers, MRI machines, and X-ray devices. They build, install, inspect, modify, repair, calibrate, and maintain medical-technical equipment and support systems. Medical device engineering technicians  are responsible for the operational readiness, safe use, economic operation and the appropriate procurement of medical equipment and facilities in hospitals.

Alternative label

  • technician in medical devices

  • technician in medical equipment

  • medical device inspector

  • pacemaker technician

  • medical appliance technician

  • BMET

  • technologist in biomedical equipment

  • medical device maintenance technician

  • MRI machine technician

  • technician of biomedical equipment

  • biomedical equipment technician

  • x-ray machine technician

  • biomedical equipment technologist

  • medical device repairer

  • medical equipment technician

  • medical device calibrator

  • medical device builder

  • medical device installer

  • medical device technician

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Essential skills and competences

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Optional skills and competences

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