Bio-medical Engineering Technician

Electronics Technician

minimum BME (Bio-medical Engineering)

Preferably minimum 6 months of experience in relevant field

The tasks a Bio-medical Equipment Technician is expected to perform include:

Repairing, calibrating, and maintaining medical equipment and instruments used in healthcare delivery field

Inspecting and installing medical and related technical equipment in medical and research facilities for use by physicians, nurses, scientists or engineers involved in researching, monitoring, diagnosing and treating physical ailments or dysfunctions

Servicing various equipment and apparatus, such as patient monitors, electrocardiographs, blood-gas analyzers, X-ray units and other related technical paraphernalia

Repairing, calibrating and maintaining equipment, using hand tools, power tools, measuring devices

Safety-testing medical equipment and healthcare facility's structural environment to ensure patient and staff safety from electrical or mechanical hazards

Consulting with medical or research staff to ascertain that equipment functions properly and safely

Knowledge of technical aspects of electronic equipment used in medical operations Skilled in testing electronic equipment

Knowledge of colour code conventions used in components and wire making

Knowledge of manufacturers' manuals, troubleshooting techniques and preventive maintenance schedules

Knowledge of different types of equipment available in the market and their usage

Proficient in installing all types of medical machines

Not applicable

Analytical bent of mind


Good communication skills




It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Hospitals/clinics usually work for 6/7 days a week and 9/10 hours everyday. This may vary from hospital to hospital

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

Occupational hazards include such as stress on eyes, mental and physical strain, joint pains, etc., if not taken care of

For freshers -INR20,000 toINR50,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Healthcare Sector in India

According to IBEF, the Indian Healthcare industry is growing at a tremendous pace due to its strengthening coverage, services and increasing expenditure by public as well private players. The Indian Healthcare sector grew from US$45 billion in 2008 to US$81 billion in 2014, and is projected to continue its rapid expansion, with an estimated market value of US$ 280 billion by 2020. This sector has emerged as one of the largest service sectors with estimated revenue of around US$ 30 billion constituting 5% of GDP.

A Biomedical Equipment Technician can be employed in MNCs as sales, service and application specialists. One can work as a Research Engineer as well in some OEM manufacturing companies. The opportunities and scope of this particular job role is very varied, and it has a very bright future in a rapidly developing country like India.

Government and private hospitals

Biomedical equipment manufacturing companies

Government and private research centres and institutes

Cities and towns across India

Will be updated

Government universities/colleges

Private universities/colleges

Will be updated