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Job Title:  Optician IV

Location: 

Richmond, CA, US, 94806

Business Unit:  Zygo
Posting Date:  Aug 6, 2022
Job Description: 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Experienced optician producing the highest quality spherical optical surfaces for the Zygo Extreme Precision Optics Group in Richmond, CA. Zygo EPO is a leading edge, precision optical manufacturing organization. Experience with a range of materials including Zerodur, fused silica, calcium fluoride, optical glasses, silicon, among others needed. Ability to produce surfaces better than 20th wave required. Working from written instructions and drawings, set up and execute jobs requiring precision and attention to detail. Collaborate with supervisor and planning group to meet on-time delivery schedules. Assist in continually improving procedures and methods with a mind toward efficiency.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform all optical fabrication processes including, but not limited to, coring, curve generating, plano generating, beveling, blocking, grinding, polishing, test plating, optical testing using an interferometer, cleaning, assembly and the like
  • Performs complete set-ups without assistance and operates optical fabrication equipment on assignments of a high degree of difficulty
  • Particular skill and emphasis in the lapping & polishing of spheres is key
  • Experience with CNC equipment (Optotech, Satisloh, Schneider, etc.) is a plus
  • Performs a wide variety of complex set ups and operates optical fabrication equipment on assignment of the highest degree of difficulty requiring unique and non-routine methods
  • Provides guidance and training to less experienced Opticians
  • Maintains work area and equipment in a neat and orderly condition
  • Follows prescribed safety regulations and assists in modifying and creating them as required
  • Understands and follows ISO procedures
  • Reads and interprets technical drawings and process instructions
  • Assists in creating procedures, process routines and methods as required
  • Perform maintenance and preventatives maintenance on equipment and tooling

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • HS Diploma plus 12 years or more experience in a precision optical fabrication facility
  • Working knowledge of shop math
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings
  • Mechanical ability
  • Able to use hand measurement tools (calipers, micrometers, etc.)
  • Experience in manufacturing environment
  • Experience with troubleshooting of processes
  • Team player with good communication skills
  • Careful, well organized and detail oriented
  • Strong computer skills including MS Work and Excel

 

Physical Requirements:

 

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use of hands or fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls and keyboarding; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment:

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions and the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

ZYGO offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefit package and 401(k).  EOE

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