Biomedical Equipment Specialist 68A Military Occupational Specialties (MOS) – Army Careers

Overview

The biomedical equipment specialist is primarily responsible for servicing and maintaining all medical equipment.

Job Duties

  • Service and maintain medical equipment with mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic, digital, optical and radiological principals
  • Figure out power and space requirements for medical equipment installations
  • Install medical equipment
  • Prepare and submit medical equipment reports

Training

Job training for a medical equipment repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 41 weeks of Advanced Individual Training, including practice in repairing and replacing equipment parts. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Principles of electronics
  • Use and maintenance of electrical and electronic test equipment
  • Equipment repair exercises

Helpful Skills

  • Experience working with electronic equipment
  • Interest in mathematics and solving problems
  • High attention to detail

Required ASVAB Score(s)

Electronics (EL) : 107