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Laser Technician ( San Diego, CA ) 11419

Full Time


Laser Technician ( San Diego, CA ) 11419

3+ Month Contract

Pay rate: Open W2

US Citizenship required

Prepare test specimens to support high precision coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) and coefficient of moisture expansion (CME) testing

Setup, often delicate test specimens for CTE measurements using an interferometer measurement system

Setup, often delicate test specimens for CME measurements using an autocollimator based measurement system

Aligns, troubleshoots, adjusts, tests, and maintains laser components, sub-assemblies, systems and associated support equipment

Support setup and execution of both component and structure level thermal distortion testing

Performs inspection, cleaning and troubleshooting of laser optical components

Machine and/or hand lap composite or metallic surfaces to meet strict flatness and parallelism requirements

Measure physical properties (dimension and/or mass) of composite test specimens

Interface with computer based disquisition system

Operate and monitor thermal or thermal vacuum chambers

Maintaining clean and organized laboratory environment to maintain optical integrity

Uses hand and small power tools, and various measuring and testing devices in performing job duties.

May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.

Preferred Qualifications

Associates Degree or a 2 year Technical Degree in related discipline

Experience with interferometers or other optical metrology system

Experience with autocollimator or other optical metrology system

Proficient use of basic shop arithmetic

Proficient in Microsoft office applications (Word and Excel) to document results

Ability to read, write and interpret written instructions in English

Ability to work under limited supervision

Ability to be on feet for up to 9 hours each day

Ability to work flexible hours, overtime, and weekends as needed based on demanding manufacturing schedules


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