Biomedical Equipment Specialist

Branch: 
Medical Service Corps
CMF: 
68A
MOS Details
Major Duties: 

Performs maintenance services and repairs of all medical equipment. This equipment employs mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, compressed gas and steam, electrical/electronic, solid state, digital, microprocessor, optical, and radiological principles.

Skill Level 1 Performs preventive maintenance checks and services (i.e., test, operates, lubricates, adjusts, tightens, and cleans) all medical equipment. Troubleshoots to isolate malfunctioning or defective components and/or boards on medically related equipment. Computes power and space requirements for installation medical equipment and installs units to manufacturer’s specifications. Prepares and submits medical equipment reports.

Skill Level 2 Performs duties at preceding level. Contributes to the development of medical maintenance Standing Operating Procedures. Supervises and advises subordinate personnel.

Skill Level 3 Supervises the performance of preventive maintenance checks and services (i.e., test, operates, lubricates, adjusts, tightens, and cleans) of medical equipment. Troubleshoots to isolate and repair malfunctioning or defective components and/or boards on medically related equipment. Participates in planning power and space requirements for the installation of medical equipment and supervises the installation to manufacturer’s specifications. Prepares and submits medical equipment reports. Contributes to the development of medical maintenance Standing Operating Procedures. Performs quality control functions at all levels of medical maintenance. Supervises and advises subordinate personnel.

Skill Level 4 Supervises medical maintenance operations in medical facilities and medical logistic battalions. Performs installation and acceptance inspections of medical equipment at depot level maintenance activities.

Skill Level 5 Supervises medical maintenance operations in Major Commands, Medical Activities, Medical Centers, and Medical Logistic Battalions.

Physical Demands Rating: 
moderately heavy
Physical Profile Serial #: 
222221
Qualifications and Prerequisites
ASVAB Minimum Score: 
110 total from GS+AR+MK+EI
Other Qualifications: 
  • Formal training (completion of MOS 91A course conducted under auspices of Academy of Health Sciences) mandatory.
  • Need credit for one year high school algebra or score of 45 or higher on GED Test 5 (high school level).
  • Normal color vision
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