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CTG Optical Technician in Fairport, New York

Optical Technician

Fairport, New York, United States


Information Technology

Oct 12, 2021Post Date

21204379Requisition #

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Come join us and grow your career with CTG! CTG has worked with this international, Fortune 500 end-client for over 20 years! Apply with CTG for this exciting opportunity!

Job Title:Optical Technician

Duration: 12+ months

Location:Fairport, NY

Pay Rate: Up to $24.00/hr (basedon experience)

Work Hours: First shift for training, typically 4-6 months (6am – 2:30pm). After training is complete, candidate will move to B shift (2:00pm – 10:30pm). Overtime as needed.


We seek a highly motivated, experienced, and skilled individual to build, assemble, and align high precision optical components and optical lens assemblies in a manufacturing environment. Individuals applying for this position must be self-directed, while also team oriented and able to work collaboratively with others.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • The primary responsibilities of the position include precision alignment and assembly of optical components (lenses and mirrors) using mechanical and optical alignment processes.

  • Handle, inspect, clean, and prepare delicate and sensitive optical components and assemblies.

  • Read work orders, engineering drawings, and work instructions for sub-assembly and final product assembly.

  • Perform detailed recordkeeping duties for production, engineering, and quality control reporting.

  • Interface with plant systems (e.g. document control system, manufacturing execution system, optical testing software, ERP/MRP systems, etc.).

  • Maintain clean room integrity by using proper attire and adherence to clean room environment practices and procedures.

  • Perform coarse and fine adjustments requiring the use of hand tools, precision measuring devices and other specialized equipment including, but not limited to vacuum equipment, digital indicators, torque wrenches, optical microscopes, height gages, Vernier gages, micrometers, and electronic testing fixtures.

  • Actively engage with continuous improvement and cost reduction programs.

  • Work environment is temperature controlled clean room.

  • Will be required to sit or stand for extended periods.

  • Safety glasses and safety shoes are required.

  • Steel toe shoes, safety glasses (non-prescription provided), clean room gown (provided).PLEASE NOTE:Steel toe shoes will not be reimbursed.

  • May need to lift or move materials up to 5 pounds frequently.

  • Occasionally lifts or move materials to 15 pounds.

Education and ExperienceRequirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED is required. Technical college degree preferred.

  • Experience with assembling opto-mechanical assemblies.

  • Ability to read and understand assembly drawings and assembly instructions for medium to complex assemblies.

  • Experience with handling, inspecting, and cleaning sensitive small-scale optical parts and materials (mirrors and lenses).

  • Working knowledge and familiarity with centration and alignment concepts, and the tools used to adhere to and measure these parameters.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and good Eye/Hand coordination and fine motor skills to perform repetitive assembly tasks with precision, accuracy and dexterity.

  • Requires specific vision abilities that include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

  • Strong work ethic and good attitude toward work that includes consistently arriving on time for start of shift.

  • Ability to utilize interpersonal and communication techniques, work in a team environment, and deal with a wide variety of personalities and communication styles.

  • Advanced Computer and Math Skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as ability to communicate effectively with scientist and engineers from a wide range of technical backgrounds.

  • 2+ years of previous experience in a manufacturing or technical environment required.

  • 2+ years of optical assembly required.

  • Prior experience in a clean room environment preferred.

  • Knowledge of 5S and lean concepts beneficial.

  • Must have command of the English language, both written and verbal.

  • Other related experience that may be applicable:

  • Hands-on experience in microelectronic or medical device assembly.

  • Experience as a jewelry maker or similar fine detail work.

  • Experience with assembling close tolerance parts that may have unusual shapes or parameters

Additional Information

  • No third party resumes will be accepted

  • Drug testing and/or other employment-related inquiries may be conducted

  • All interested individualsMUST be able to work on a W2 Tax basis (no C2C or third party vendors!

  • CTG is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

  • CTG is an E-Verify Company

To be considered for this opportunity, please apply directly through our website by clicking the link or email your Word version resume and salary requirements toChad.yoder@ctg.com.

CTG is a leading provider of digital transformation solutions and services that accelerate clients' project momentum and achievement of their desired IT and business outcomes. Our vision is to be an indispensable partner to our clients and the preferred career destination for digital and technology experts. CTG has operations in North America, South America, Western Europe, and India. For more information, visit www.ctg.com.

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Additional Information

  • Job Function: Assembly

  • Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

  • Work Remote: No

  • Travel: No