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Service Technician (Fort Lauderdale)

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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Location Fort Lauderdale, FloridaUS Job ID JR-024269

Job Title: Service Technician

Location: Ft Lauderdale, Florida

Type of Assignment: Fulltime

Imagine a world where you could detect health issues sooner to treat them more effectively. Where food and water are always safe, even in remote corners of the earth. And where scientific and medical research are enhanced to solve the greatest challenges of our times. At PerkinElmer, we imagine this world every day. Then, we innovate and collaborate to make it happen everywhere.

Our dedicated team of about 14,000 employees worldwide, pioneers scientific technologies for better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.

If you are seeking a meaningful, impactful, and stimulating career, look no further.


We are looking for a highly motivated candidate to delivery on-time scheduled maintenance services within an assigned geography and product family. The Service Technician is responsible for ensuring that scheduled maintenance services for laboratory analytical instrumentation are performed to ensure optimal equipment efficiency. This candidate should possess good communication skills both oral and written, great attention to detail, outstanding organizational skills, the ability to cross-train and, be able to work independently as a customer centric professional.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Pre-Installation Visits (PIV’s)

  • Service To Assure Reliability Visits (STAR Visits)
  • This position will work on our Core and Multi-Vendor Products
  • Preventive Maintenance Visits (PM Visits)
  • Calibration services (CAL’s)
  • Operational Qualification Validations (OQ’s)
  • Troubleshoot and repair simple issues
  • Record/Document/Execute protocols and cases in service management system timely
  • Support and Coordination assistance for relocation and program inventory
  • Transfer of knowledge to end users around the function and optimal use of laboratory equipment.
  • There will be extensive travel with this position. The areas included are, but not limited to: Florida, Texas, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, and the Caribbean

Physical Demands

  • The overall physical exertion of this position requires:
  • Sit or stand 2-3 hours in laboratory areas.
  • Walk 2-3 hours within a facility.
  • Reach above/below the shoulder, bend at the knees and waist.
  • Lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Office work activities, including keyboard, with fingers/hands/arms up to 4 hours.
  • Work around moving laboratory equipment and machinery.
  • Use of personal protective equipment in laboratory.
  • Work with biohazards such as blood borne pathogens.

Working Environment

  • Must be able to work in a laboratory and controlled environments requiring personal protective equipment.
  • Job pace may be fast and job completion demands may be high.
  • Employee maybe required to manage hazardous wastes in compliance with company procedures & State/Federal/Local hazardous waste regulations. Duties may include: Identifying, handling, generating, accumulating, storing, labeling.
  • Ensure safety, security, and the environment in all aspect of the daily activities, and any potential safety hazards are addressed and corrected immediately.
  • Understand ergonomic relationship between people, equipment and working environment.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 Year Technical Degree in electronics and/or mechanics
  • Must be bilingual in Spanish and English

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Knowledge of and/or Gas/Liquid Chromatography a strong plus
  • Ability to follow oral and written directions
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of relevant equipment after training


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PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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