Optical Instrument Manufacturing technician
|WaveFront Dynamics, Inc, Albuquerque, NM, United States|
Founded in 2019, Wavefront Dynamics is a privately held medical device company with decades of leadership in wavefront sensing technology for use in measuring and perfecting visual performance. The team is developing its next generation system called the WaveDyn Vision Analyzer with plans to expand treatment options designed to provide diagnostic data to enhance the quality of vision.
We employee optical engineers and technicians in development and manufacturing of optical instruments to measure human vision.
- Assemble optics, light sources, and cameras into instruments according to drawings and work instructions
- Align optical paths to system specifications
- Perform calibration procedures
- Install instrument control software on computers
- Perform test procedures to ensure product meets specifications
- Record quality control data for engineering/quality team to evaluate
- Communicate and interact with other team members in process activities such as kitting parts in inventory, working with quality assurance personnel, boxing and shipping
- Inspect mechanical parts to ensure specifications are met
- Clean and handle optical components
- Install lenses, mirrors and beam splitters into mounts
- Glue optics onto mount
- Connect wiring and troubleshoot simple electrical problems with a voltmeter
- Observe cleanliness and electro-static-discharge procedures to protect instrument
- · Successful candidate will receive training in optical alignment and electro-optical instrument manufacturing techniques
- Previous esperience and skills in optical system alignment strongly desired.
- Good vision (glasses or contact lenses okay)
- Good manual dexterity for fine manipulation of mechanics
- Basic computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook)
- Comfortable using basic hand tools, torque wrenches, screw drivers, hex wrenches, etc.
- Comfortable using metrology equipment, calipers, dial indicators, gage blocks, volt meters, optical power meters
- Able to read and follow instructions and procedures
- Able to wear latex, nitrile or cloth gloves or finger cots when directly handling optics
- Good attention to detail