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Job Details

Instrumentation Technician III

Requisition #: 188963
Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Support Services (Services/Trades)
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: June 24, 2019

Johns Hopkins employs more than 20,000 people annually across our health system. Upon joining Johns Hopkins, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join an employer that is a leader and innovator in the healthcare field.

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Clinical Engineering

Full Time/ 40 hrs./week, Day Shift (8:00 AM – 4:30 PM)

Weekends required


The Instrumentation Technician III performs corrective and preventative maintenance on various types of equipment used in the care and wellbeing of our staff, patients and their families.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Determining the means and methods to be used in accomplishing assigned tasks and secures appropriate materials, supplies, tools and equipment to accomplish the task.
  • Installs, maintains, repairs, overhauls and calibrates all types of instrumentation equipment including blood pressure equipment, medication carts, aspirators, regulators, air compressors, water baths, ophthalmoscopes, scales, pumps, percussors, stretchers, beds, wheelchair, TVs, nurse call system, paging system, the fitness center, etc.
  • Makes use of computing manuals, catalogs, tables, charts and other standard data sources.
  • Selects, measures, cuts, bends, fits, assembles, splices, joins, solders, couples, fastens, tubing, hose, wire, etc.
  • Utilizes hardware supplies and equipment such as hangers, fittings, tiles, flanges, connectors, gaskets, couplings, fasteners, bearing, coils, etc.
  • Uses test equipment, gauges, meters, and measuring instruments such as rule, level, square, plumb bob dial indicator, tachometer, thermometer, anemometer, MultiMate, antenna, ohmmeter, voltmeter, testing lamp, leak detector, velometer, manometer psychrometer, hydrometer, hygrometer, etc.
  • Utilizes hand tools, special equipment and devices such as wire cutters, crimpers, hammers, chisels, wrenches, screwdrivers, pliers, shears, pop rivet tools, files, reamers, tops dies, soldering iron, torches, swedging tool, tube, and pipe cutters, hoist, sling, lifts, etc.
  • Operates power tools and equipment such as electric and pneumatic drills, hammer drills, screwdrivers, saws, cutters, sprayers, circulators, vacuum pumps and cleaners, etc.
  • Inspects equipment to detect electrical leaks and other problems.
  • Maintains work areas, keeps tools and equipment operational, clean and orderly.
  • Observes safety practices and standards. Wears protective clothing and equipment as required or assigned.
  • Orders parts using the SAP system in order to complete job assignments.
  • Responsible for maintaining all corrective and preventative maintenance logs in the medical equipment management system.
  • Assists IT IV, when asked, in estimating materials, supplies, tools and equipment required to perform work assignments that include the installation of new equipment.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Work requires a high school level of educational development and three years of previous experience. (Experience will be considered in the areas of electrical, electronics or mechanical experience)
  • Maryland Class C Driver’s License required.
  • Valid Maryland Driver’s License with no more than 2 points is required upon hire or transfer, verified by a certified copy of driving record. After employment, no more than 3 points allowed.
  • Work requires the analytical skills to gather and interpret data in situations in which the information or problems are relatively routine.
  • Work requires the ability to understand and respond to simple written or verbal instructions. Incumbents must respond appropriately to instructions, questions, or requests for information. Work occasionally requires contact with patients and/or visitors which involve courtesy.
  • Required Physical, Mental, and Visual Abilities
  • Lifting and/or carrying objects weighing more than 50 pounds.
  • Pushing and/or pulling non-motorized equipment (e.g., stretchers, supply carts, mops) weighing over 50 pounds.
  • Climbing - ascending or descending ladders, scaffolding, or ramps.
  • Stooping and bending.
  • Reaching and grasping objects.
  • Manipulating and operating power tools or machinery.
  • Walking and/or standing for extended periods of time.
  • Working Conditions
  • Work is generally performed in an office or clinical environment in which there is only minimal exposure to unpleasant or hazardous working conditions.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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