Patterson Companies, Inc. Service Technician II - Dental in Los Angeles, California

Overview:

Why join Patterson?

Patterson Companies is an industry-leading specialty distributor serving the dental, veterinary and rehabilitation supply markets. Driven to meet the needs of healthcare professionals in these growing markets, Patterson provides a total-package approach to doing business.

Our customers benefit from a diverse platform of products and services, as well as the convenience and peace of mind that come with relying on one trusted partner for everything they need.

Who are we looking for?

Patterson Dental is looking for experienced technicians in the field of bio-medical (dental) device and equipment repair.

What can you expect as a Service Technician II?

As a Service Technician II, you provide installation and service repair on a variety of dental equipment, products, and computer systems including networking and software troubleshooting in a Windows environment in a dental office environment. The Service Technician II follows manufacturer guidelines relative to the repair of devices. You will also assist in the training of other technical staff. This position will entail a large amount of driving to and from customer sites.

Responsibilities:

  • Determining parts, supplies or tools needed to complete service requests. Uses company-provided tools and test devices used to adjust, calibrate and repair equipment.

  • Managing vehicle inventory and restocking from branch inventory as necessary.

  • Ensuring both proper vehicle maintenance guidelines and safe driving habits are followed.

  • Repairing equipment to meet manufacturer’s specifications as well as all company, OSHA or other agencies’ policies related to asepsis.

  • Providing technical support for the repair of equipment after initial installation and ensuring that service commitments are met within standard response time.

  • Assisting in the training and mentoring of new members of the Service Technician team.

  • Training dental office staff on proper operation of installed systems.

  • Other duties as related to theService Technician position.

Qualifications:

What background and experience is needed?

  • The ideal Service Technician candidate will possess a minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent, as well as 2-4 years of prior experience as a service technician with dental service technician experience being preferred.

  • A valid driver’s license and clean driving record is required.

  • An Associate’s degree in a computer-related field or technical training in the bio-medical or electronics field is preferred.

  • General computer proficiency, including knowledge of Windows-based programs, familiarity with networking, and experience with peripherals such as printers, backups, scanners, modems, and Category 5 cabling is preferred.

  • General mechanical aptitude with prior experience in the areas of computer repair, carpentry, plumbing, heating, electricity, and/or electronics is also beneficial.

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer certification is preferred

  • Competencies in the areas of customer service, organization, problem-solving, and interpersonal and communication skills are desired.

What physical capabilities are required?

You must be able to lift up to 100 pounds.

If this sounds like the challenge you are looking for, we invite you to submit your application. for information regarding the hiring process at Patterson!

Requisition ID 2017-5285

# of Openings 1

Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles

US-CA-Anaheim

US-CA-Riverside

US-CA-El Segundo

Position Category Installation - Maintenance - Repair

Company Patterson Dental Supply, Inc.

Position Type Regular Full-Time

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Patterson Companies, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.