Optical Assembly Technician

AP Professionals
January 31, 2024
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AP Professionals is partnering with a local manufacturer in search of an Optical Assembly Technician. The role of the Optical Assembly Technician involves assembling, measuring, evaluating, and assessing optical elements and assemblies. This includes setting up and operating measurement equipment to record accurate data on both optical and physical measurements.


  • Assemble, align, and conduct tests on lenses, components, and systems.
  • Adhere to established manufacturing processes and procedures for the assembly and testing of components.
  • Identify technical issues pertaining to sub-assemblies and the production of optical components.
  • Measure opto-mechanical lens parameters as outlined in procedural guidelines and report data in an approved format.
  • Test, evaluate, repair, align, and determine the disposition of products and/or testing equipment.
  • Document data and generate test reports using an approved format.
  • Rectify or rework existing assemblies that do not meet testing standards.
  • Set up and calibrate laboratory equipment and test fixtures.
  • Familiarize oneself with customer requirements, test setups, and fixtures.
  • Document information and transfer knowledge to facilitate future test setups.
  • Collaborate with both internal and external customers to achieve project objectives.
  • Maintain laboratory files, drawings, and data in compliance with ISO requirements.
  • Collaborate with all other departments within the company and effectively communicate information to support laboratory activities.
  • Acquire proficiency in current and future procedures as necessary and be receptive to training opportunities.


  • High School or equivalent required. Associate degree in Optics preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Exhibit a cooperative attitude and a commitment to ongoing learning in Optical Technology.
  • Proficiency in interpreting basic engineering drawings, with preferred experience in utilizing micrometers, calipers, optical comparators, optical benches, and interferometer measurements.
  • Possess effective written and verbal communication skills, along with proficiency in computer usage.
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