Optical Fabrication Technician

Our client, a manufacturer of thin film coated optical products has an immediate opening for a temp to hire Optical Fabrication Technician.

Fabrication Technician Preferred Experience

  • Knowledge of the processes steps of optical fabrication to achieve desired results
  • Ability to setup and operate conventional optical grinding and polishing equipment
  • Read and interpret drawings and requirements from custom specifications
  • Critical thinking and resolves issues

Fabrication Technician Desired Experience/Other Qualifications

  • Ability to accurately use a variety of precision metrology hand tools including calipers, drop gauges, micrometers, and comparators
  • Ability to set up and take measurements on metrology systems such as interferometers, profilometers, and microscopes
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good Computer skills (Excel, Word)
  • Ability to read schematics/drawings and follow procedures
  • Perform mathematical calculations using formulas, conversions, and ratios
  • Ability to multitask
  • Works effectively without direct supervision

Fabrication Technician Job Duties

  • Performs various optical fabrication processes including but not limited to beveling, milling, blocking, grinding, polishing, edging, inspection/measurements, and cleaning of optical components
  • Inspect and clean finished parts
  • Set up and maintain processing and metrology equipment
  • Adjust machine performance to achieve optimal functionality and processing
  • Measure optical parts using optical metrology equipment to determine compliance, including hand tools, profilometers and interferometers, and document accurate results
  • Participate in the periodic resurfacing of grinding and polishing machines
  • Works within ISO9001 Quality Management System
  • Other duties as assigned

Fabrication Technician Working Conditions and Physical Demands

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Exposure to chemicals and solvents
  • Use of smocks, safety glasses, and latex gloves required
  • Ability to lift and/or carry at least 20lbs

Fabrication Technician Education, Credentials, and Qualifications

  • US Person as defined by 22 CFR 120.15 (Citizen, Permanent Resident)
  • High school diploma, or equivalent
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Good communication skills with fluency in compositional and conversational English
  • One or more years of experience in conventional optical fabrication preferred
  • One or more years of experience handling precision mechanical parts preferred

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $24.00 – $30.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

To apply for this job email your details to kcarbone@jobs-staff.com