Laboratory Equipment Installer

Install laboratory and hospital equipment.
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Salary Range
$25,000 – $72,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Laboratory Equipment Installers do?

Installs laboratory and hospital equipment, such as chemical-resistant tables, laboratory benches, hoods for fumes, and operating-room sinks, according to blueprints, using carpentry and plumbing tools: Measures distances on wall or floor with rule or tape to lay out installation. Drills holes in masonry or steel framework with portable electric drill. Assembles equipment and anchors it to framework, using tap-in socket or expansion bolts.

Should I be a Laboratory Equipment Installer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • How to Become a
    Laboratory Equipment Installer

    Laboratory Equipment Installers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Laboratory Equipment Installer-related education!
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