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Vaporizer Technician

Job Location Waukesha, Wisconsin Job ID 2020-10311 Apply


Responsible for disassembling, cleaning, reassembling, testing, and calibrating anesthetic vaporizers. Also responsible for the production of new anesthetic vaporizers. May also assist in the production of other devices.


• Utilize hand tools and cordless drills/screwdrivers.
• Utilize precision measuring tools such as dial calipers and depth micrometers to inspect and check tolerances.
• Utilize test fixtures to set Thermostats and pressure test vaporizers.
• Calibrate vaporizers with a computer enhanced Laser Refractometer.
• Troubleshoot vaporizers that fail pressure test(s) or calibration.
• Utilize equipment such as engravers and routers to mark dials.
• Create Vaporizer Service and Calibration Reports.
• Evaluate warranty vaporizers in quarantine based on customer complaints.
• Navigate ERP system to pull Shop Orders, adjust inventory levels, and fulfill part shortages.
• Enter customer information into the Vaporizer Database.


• High School graduate or equivalent required.
• Ability to read and understand CAD drawings and assembly instructions.
• Ability to use hand tools and cordless drills/screwdrivers preferred.
• Ability to use precision measuring tools such as dial calipers and depth micrometers.
• Working knowledge of MS Office and inventory management systems.
• Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.
• Outstanding troubleshooting skills.
• Knowledge of test fixtures and calibration equipment preferred.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Courteous and professional manner of communication.
• Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to work and contribute to a team environment.
• Strong organizational skills with a focus on being dependable, reliable, and punctual.

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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.


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