Biomedical Equipment Technician II (#RH0752)
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$29.52-$35.88 Hourly / $5,116.29-$6,218.88 Monthly / $61,395.53-$74,626.65 Yearly


Under general supervision, tests and repairs complex medical equipment and does related or other work as required in accordance with Rule 3 Section 3 of the Civil Service Rules.


This is the journey level class in the Biomedical Equipment Technician series. Incumbents maintain a variety of complex medical equipment, may specialize in one or more areas and may train other employees and professional staff.


  • Repairs and adjusts a variety of complex medical equipment; utilizes schematic diagrams and test instruments to locate malfunctions; develops and implements a preventative maintenance program for medical equipment; assists in testing and evaluating equipment prior to purchase.
  • Modifies and/or fabricates medical equipment to conform to new specifications or requirements.
  • Performs equipment and circuit safety inspections; records electrical measurement readings on equipment history files, assuring compliance with hospital licensing regulations and accreditation standards.
  • Assists in developing and providing in-service training programs related to safe operation of medical equipment.
  • May train other technicians; may assign, train and review the work of Biomedical Equipment Technician I's.


Education: Completion of 60 semester units in an accredited college or university with a major in electronics or a related area or completion of an advanced military electronics school.

Experience: One-year experience in the repair, maintenance or modification of medical equipment.

Substitution: Additional-qualifying experience may substitute for the education on a year-for-year basis.


A.A. and D.C. network analysis; electronic circuits, systems, tubes and transistors and related math; electronic test equipment; a wide range of complex medical equipment normally found in an acute-care hospital; occupational hazards and safety precautions; safety standards for electrical apparatus; state electrical codes; related hospital licensing regulations and accreditation standards.


React quickly and calmly to equipment malfunctions in emergency situations; install, modify, repair, maintain and locate defects in a variety of medical equipment; read and interpret circuit diagrams; maintain written records; express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

CLASS: RH0752; EST: 7/18/1979; REV: 8/13/1986;