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Dental Equipment Repair Technician - 992383

Apply Now Job Number: 504706
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: Physical Plant
Categories: Facilities Management - Design, Construction, Maintenance, Skilled Trades

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Job Title: Dental Equipment Repair Technician - 992383
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Non-Exempt
Hiring Range:  
Pay Basis:


Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Installs, repairs, adjusts, troubleshoots, services and maintains electronic and mechanical systems for all laboratory equipment, including calibration of related instruments, gauges and controls.

2. Conducts tests of equipment to determine malfunctions or causes of breakdown; removes and replaces faulty parts, subassemblies and major components.

3. Researches and orders parts and supplies for maintenance of equipment.

4. Instructs and advises users of proper operation of equipment.

5. Installs and repairs upholstery for dental chairs.

6. Monitors for accreditation purposes all maintenance records for all dental chairs, instrumentation, dental lights, and dental x-ray machines.

7. Disposes dental x-ray machines or other hazardous waste according to state and county rules and regulations with the appropriate paperwork.

8. On call 24/7 for emergencies and travel to various locations through Miami and Broward.

9. Performs other duties as assigned.
Marginal Job Functions:  
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:

1. Available on call 24/7 for University emergencies and ability to travel to various locations through Miami and Broward.

2. Work overtime.

3. Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical drawings.

4. Working knowledge of all types of dental and dental x-ray equipment.

5. Working knowledge of Internet, Email, spreadsheets, and Microsoft Office products.

6. Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.

7. Strong communication, organizational, documentation, and problem solving skills.

8. Ability to communicate effectively with others.

9. Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staff at all levels.

10. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.

11. May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies, to include but not limited to pens, pencils and computer keyboards.


1. Must be able to lift, carry, push or pull a variety of tools, equipment and materials.

2. Must be able to safely lift 85 pounds.

3. Must be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel and crouch to gain access to pipes, wiring and equipment.

4. Must be able to handle a variety of hand and power tools.

5. Near-visual acuity needed to read equipment diagrams and inspect parts.

6. Depth perception, field of vision and color vision needed in fitting and installing parts.

7. Exposed to noise and vibration from air compressors and vacuums.

8. Must be able to lift any trade tools, material and equipment.

9. Must be able to reach overhead.

10. May be required to work in confined areas to access equipment.
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures: 1. Certification from various dental manufactures.

2. Have and maintain a valid Florida Driver License with no more than three (3) points.

3. Have a valid vehicle registration and insurance.
Required Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: Minimum three (3) years' experience in the dental installation and repair business including, but not limited to dental chairs, x-ray machines, dental unit components, hand-pieces, air compressors, vacuums, and sterilizers, amongst others.
Preferred Qualifications:  
Is this a safety sensitive position? Yes  
Background Screening Required? Yes  
Pre-Employment Conditions:



Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

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