• Shasta County , Redding
  • Jun 29, 2019

New West Medical


New West Medical, Inc. is a leader in the Durable Medical Equipment and Rehabilitation Technology Industry. We provide respiratory equipment, customized wheelchairs and adaptive seating systems for individuals who have been diagnosed as having a permanent or long-term loss of mobility due to trauma, physical abnormality, structural defect or disease.

Our mission is to provide our clients with the right chair and the best care to meet the long-term therapeutic needs prescribed by their physician and/or therapist. We are a progressive, growth-oriented corporation seeking a full time Wheelchair Technician. We offer competitive compensation and a benefits package that includes medical, dental, paid time off, and more.

This position is full time and requires someone who is dedicated and punctual. Technicians coordinate with the Branch Manager and administrative staff to ensure timely order, receipt, assembly, and delivery of seating and mobility positioning systems. The nature of our industry calls for employees who can balance compassion and kindness with purpose and professionalism.

The ideal candidate is a quick learner who can retain knowledge and training. The candidate should also demonstrate initiative and the ability to work with their hands, work with customers, and handle administrative tasks. Qualifying candidates must display technical and mechanical skills. Also, previous experience working on wheelchairs, scooters, and power wheelchairs is highly preferred.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Assembles seating and mobility equipment in a timely manner.
Makes necessary equipment modifications to prepare goods for delivery to the patient.
Responds to service calls and makes repairs as needed in the office and in the field.
Delivers equipment as directed by the Branch Manager.
Assists the Rehab Technology Specialist with fitting adjustment and equipment modification to ensure the best possible product for the patient.
Responsible for all shipping and receiving duties related to daily operations.
Ensures timely receipt through tracking of purchase orders and maintains communication with vendors on orders received with damaged or missing goods.
Obtains return authorizations as needed and coordinates with Office Manager to ensure timely return of goods.
Provides inventory control for all special orders and stock items in the office.
Maintains shop area in a neat and organized manner to insure proper care of equipment.
Assists with quarterly physical count of inventory goods.
Assists in the timely completion of work orders, which may involve but is not limited to, research of components, calculation and extension of equipment price and preparation of quotes for patients, referral sources and insurance companies
Maintains Automobile Log on company vehicles.
Insures Branch Manager is informed of needed repairs and obtains estimates for said repairs and schedules needed work.
Provides Saturday office/repair coverage as necessary.
Must maintain regular and predictable attendance.

Minimum Job Requirements:
* High School Diploma or G.E.D.
* Must be mechanically inclined
* Must be able to lift > 50 lbs.
* Prolonged standing, bending, stooping and lifting
* Self-motivated, creative and intuitive are desired attributes

Individuals will be expected to maintain a professional work environment at all times and may be limited to a certain amount of personal items at work stations.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He/She will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his/her supervisor.

Applicant Qualifications
We are requesting that all applicants answer the following questions to ensure that they are qualified for this position:
– How many years of durable medical equipment experience do you have?
– How many years of service & repair experience do you have?
– What is the highest level of education you have completed?
– Are you authorized to work in the following country: United States?

Job Type: Full-time

Inventory: 1 year (Preferred)
Mechanical Knowledge: 1 year (Preferred)
Customer Service: 1 year (Preferred)

High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work Location:
One location

Benefits offered:
– Paid time off
– Health insurance
– Dental insurance
– Other types of insurance
– Retirement benefits or accounts
– Employee discounts
– Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules

Job Summary

Worksite City: Redding

Wages / Salary: DOE ($15 per hour and up)

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Leave

Number of hours/week: 40

Contract Status: Regular

Job closes on: 2019-06-29


Driver's License Required: Yes

DMV History:

FMCSA Medical Card Required:


Ways to apply

To apply for this job email your details to

Apply In Person: 2971 Churn Creek Road

Apply to Fax: 1866-769-3426

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