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Equipment Maintenance Technician III

20000KCB Requisition #
Careers that Change Lives

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The Equipment Maintenance Technician III works with the Facilities team at the MDT- HeartWare site in Miami Lakes, Florida. This critical position interacts daily with maintenance contractors, manufacturing, and quality folks, to ensure the site’s goals and objectives are effectively supported.

A Day in the Life

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.
  • Performs installation, maintenance, and repairs on facilities equipment (HVAC system, compressed air systems, and generators).
  • Works directly with maintenance contractors to maintain, repair, and execute preventive maintenance activities. 
  • Locates and diagnoses failures, replaces defective components and performs basic troubleshooting using standard electronic equipment, detailed drawings, diagrams, sketches, specifications, prints, manuals, and verbal and/or written instructions.
  • Maintains appropriate maintenance and repair logs.
  • Uses a variety of hand, power, and test tools and equipment.
  • May redesign vacuum, electrical, electronic, or mechanical systems for incorporation on existing facility equipment.
  • May estimate labor and equipment costs and prepare requisitions as required.
  • May manage small projects, to include supervision
  • Provides guidance, training and direction to an assigned individual or group of employees/team.
  • Provides input to management regarding Environmental, Safety, Manufacturing and Facilities issues.
  • Creates/updates Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions, etc.
  • Ensures all chemicals and hazardous wastes in storage area are segregated and labeled in accordance with Site Procedure and regulatory requirements.
  • Member of CERT (Chemical Emergency Response Team)
  • Attends regulatory required training as indicated by the EHS Department and Training Curriculum.


Must Have: Minimum Requirements
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience and may require vocational or technical education and advanced certification in addition to prior work experience.
  • High School diploma or GED is required.

Nice to Have
  • HVAC experience
  • Leadership experience
  • Project Management 

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)


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