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Maintenance Service Technician

Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Job ID: R0054715
Date Posted: Jul 9, 2024
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Maintenance Service Technician

Company: Hitachi Particle Engineering and Services Inc.

Division: Particle Therapy Division (PTD)

Location: Washington DC

Status: 6 months Temp to Perm

Shifts: 12-hour shifts (24-hour coverage)

The Company

Hitachi drives Social Innovation Business, creating a sustainable society through the use of data and technology. We solve customers' and society's challenges with Lumada solutions leveraging IT, OT (Operational Technology) and products. Hitachi operates under the business structure of “Digital Systems & Services” - supporting our customers’ digital transformation; “Green Energy & Mobility” - contributing to a decarbonized society through energy and railway systems, and “Connective Industries” - connecting products through digital technology to provide solutions in various industries. Driven by Digital, Green, and Innovation, we aim for growth through co-creation with our customers. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal year 2022 (ended March 31, 2023) totaled 10,881.1 billion yen, with 696 consolidated subsidiaries and approximately 320,000 employees worldwide. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at


Hitachi Particle Engineering and Services Inc. (HPES) is looking for a Service Technician. HPES provides service and maintenance of Proton Beam Therapy System (PBT) to customer/hospital and associated supports as a staff. PBT is highly advanced system for cancer treatment. The Service Technician will be responsible for monitoring system status during treatment and also preventive/corrective maintenance. He/she will work as part of the team to ensure compliance of technical and mechanical programs such as; worker safety, spare parts program, tool management, equipment tagging, facility procedure compliance, administrative procedure compliance, office equipment and systems by following all necessary procedures, protocols and guidelines. A Service Technician needs to work at a hospital.


  • Need to work based on assigned morning/evening schedules.

  • Responsible for keep the system running successfully to ensure medical treatment.

  • Work urgently to recover from system failure during medical treatment.

  • Work in compliance with all regulatory standards including customer/hospital policy, FDA, HIPPA, OSHA, internal company/site policies.

  • Report/update record of Preventive Maintenance (PM), Corrective Maintenance (CM), System Outage, Daily Shift Change Report, Daily Site Service Report. and TQA Work in a timely manner, including all relevant details.

  • Share current status information with team.

  • Support for shipping and receiving parts and storage in warehouse, handling with care.

  • Appropriate dress code for working at hospital is required.


  • College or bachelor’s degree in Scientific major (BS or AS, e.g., Mechanical, Electrical, or Computer) or more than three years of experience in related field is preferred.

  • Previous experience working as an equipment technician for a PBT facility is preferred.

  • Technical Skills to perform troubleshooting is preferred.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel).


  • Be punctual.

  • Read and correctly interpret various engineering documents. (schematics, wiring, diagrams, piping diagrams, etc.)

  • Use standard electronic test and measurement instruments. (DVM, oscilloscope, micrometers, etc.)

  • work safe in regions of high voltage and radiation.

  • Lift an equipment up to 50 pounds repeatedly.

  • Work as part of a cross-functional team.

  • Maintain focus and work with precision over extended periods.

Our Values

We are proud to say we are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all applicants for employment without attention to any factor that doesn’t impact your ability to do the job, including race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.  We are proud of Japanese heritage, with our values expressed through the Hitachi Spirit:

Wa – Harmony, Trust, Respect

Makoto – Sincerity, Fairness, Honesty, Integrity

Kaitakusha-Seishin – Pioneering Spirit, Challenge 

For California only (as required by California’s Pay Transparency for Pay Equity Act (SB 1162): The expected hourly rate for this position in our California office is $30 per hour.  Pay is determined based on a variety of factors including, but not limited to, depth of experience in the practice area. Employees are eligible to participate in Hitachi America’s variable pay program, subject to the program’s conditions and restrictions.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]. Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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