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Technician- Optical Coating


Ametek
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Operations
Category: Technician
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Job ID #: 10146
Location: US - California - Richmond
Functional Area: Operations
Division: MMA - Ultra Precision Technology
Position Type: Full-Time Regular
Education Required: High School Diploma
Experience Required: None
Relocation Provided: No
Hours of Work:
Travel Percentage: 0
Shift: 1st

Position Description

Operate and monitor vacuum chamber for the deposition of optical coatings on optical surfaces.

Hand or ultrasonically clean and inspect optical components in preparation of depositing optical coatings on optical surfaces. Load optical components on standard, special or improvised fixtures and place them in vacuum chamber. Select, measure and place the applicable chemicals in vacuum chamber. Operate and monitor vacuum chamber for the deposition of "simple" coatings such as Alu-Sio and MgF2.

Test coatings with a spectrophotometer and laser-photometer equipment. Clean vacuum chamber periodically. Record and file test data. Work to drawings, written or verbal instructions.

Remove coatings in various acid baths.

Maintain equipment and work area in neat and orderly condition. Follow prescribed safety rules and regulations.

Perform other similar and related duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

Technical high school diploma or equivalent.

High school level reading, writing and arithmetic skills.

Ability to read and work to simple technical drawings, written specifications and verbal instructions.

Understanding of basic elementary optic theory.

Aptitude to handle delicate optical components.

Mechanical aptitude.

Ability to inspect optical surfaces per Mil-O-13830A.

Experience and basic knowledge of vacuum equipment vacuum techniques in general and the deposition of optical coatings specifically, preferred.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands 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; 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.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Job ID #: 10146
Location: US - California - Richmond
Functional Area: Operations
Division: MMA - Ultra Precision Technology
Position Type: Full-Time Regular
Education Required: High School Diploma
Experience Required: None
Relocation Provided: No
Hours of Work:
Travel Percentage: 0
Shift: 1st

Position Description

Operate and monitor vacuum chamber for the deposition of optical coatings on optical surfaces.

Hand or ultrasonically clean and inspect optical components in preparation of depositing optical coatings on optical surfaces. Load optical components on standard, special or improvised fixtures and place them in vacuum chamber. Select, measure and place the applicable chemicals in vacuum chamber. Operate and monitor vacuum chamber for the deposition of "simple" coatings such as Alu-Sio and MgF2.

Test coatings with a spectrophotometer and laser-photometer equipment. Clean vacuum chamber periodically. Record and file test data. Work to drawings, written or verbal instructions.

Remove coatings in various acid baths.

Maintain equipment and work area in neat and orderly condition. Follow prescribed safety rules and regulations.

Perform other similar and related duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

Technical high school diploma or equivalent.

High school level reading, writing and arithmetic skills.

Ability to read and work to simple technical drawings, written specifications and verbal instructions.

Understanding of basic elementary optic theory.

Aptitude to handle delicate optical components.

Mechanical aptitude.

Ability to inspect optical surfaces per Mil-O-13830A.

Experience and basic knowledge of vacuum equipment vacuum techniques in general and the deposition of optical coatings specifically, preferred.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands 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; 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.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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