Respiratory Service Specialists: Performs safety checks, repair and preventive maintenance of Respiratory Therapy and related equipment. Optimizes the safety, effectiveness, efficiency and economy of therapeutic and supporting medical equipment used for the administration of ventilation services to the patient. Candidates should have been trained at an accredited, two year college in Biomedical Instrumentation or the Department of Defense 42 week Biomedical Equipment Training program at Fort Sam Houston, TX or a vocational school that awards Biomedical Instrumentation Certificate. Additional training from the manufacture of respiratory equipment is required. Manufactures of this type of equipment include Maquet, Siemens, General Electric, Carefusion, Respironics, Datex Ohmeda, and Drager.