Sr Optical Fabrication Technician / Optical Surfaces / Manufacturing / Orlando, FL
Lockheed Martin's Missiles and Fire Control business area is experiencing some substantial growth at our campus in sunny Orlando, FL. We are seeking an Optical Operator to join our team.
From ultra-precision machining and additive manufacturing to the development and production of complex optical components and sophisticated electronic systems, Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) utilizes the latest capabilities in manufacturing to produce some of the world's most advanced weapon and sensor technology.
The Optical Operator works under general direction and from manufacturing process plans, engineering drawings, specifications and manufacturing process plans to perform a wide variety of complex and difficult coating processes which involve varying number of film layers being applied to optical elements, polish lenses, rough and finish grind flats, prisms, mirrors, shop aids, test plates, and special shaped elements to specified optical MIL specifications, and to diamond turn lenses, prisms, mirrors, shop aids, test tooling and special shaped elements. Must have the ability to work 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift according to the collective bargaining agreement between Lockheed Martin and the UAW.
Please consider joining our Missiles and Fire Control Advanced Manufacturing team and take a step toward solving complex challenges and changing the world at the same time.
Attention Relocation Candidates: If you are in other states or regions and you are interested in relocation to sunny Orlando, Florida for our positions, we may offer a sign-on bonus for qualified candidates to help them with their moving expenses. Certain restrictions may apply.
Our Location: Orlando is a city in the Central Florida area. This region is a great place to live and to raise a family. Central Florida offers lots of attractive residential housing options. The Greater Orlando metropolitan area is the sixth largest metro area in the southeastern United States. The climate here is warm and sunny all year long for the most part. Orlando is home to Walt Disney World, Universal Studios Florida, and SeaWorld. Orlando is also home to the second largest University in the US, the University of Central Florida (UCF). Where can you get to from Orlando? Orlando is about an hour's drive from Cocoa Beach and the "space coast" to include NASA and the Kennedy Space Center. Tampa is about 1.5 hours from Orlando. West Palm Beach is about 2.5 hours to the south and Jacksonville is about 2 hours to the northeast. Atlanta, GA is 6 hours to the northwest.
Must have the ability to work 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift according to the collective bargaining agreement.
Experience with various types of metrology and/or running automated CNC machines relevant to optical generating, polishing or shaping.
Experience using hand tools, diamond tools or precision machining tools.
The ability to select and use tooling to obtain specified surface finish and contours.
The ability to test parts to ensure they meet finished specifications.
The ability to collect measurements and make process adjustments to and obtain the precise contours on optical elements.
The ability to polish a variety of types of optical materials and geometries to specified optical specifications.
Must have the ability to read and follow written work instructions, schematics and engineering drawings and work effectively in a team environment.
Prior experience with optics at the technician level is strongly desired.
Experience with optical alignment and optical metrology.
Experience with interferometers and optical metrology.
Experience working as an optician with CNC machines.
Familiarity with troubleshooting radius, irregularity and surface requirements.
Familiarity with the following items is desired: optical elements, lenses, rough and finish grind flats, mirrors, shop aids, test plates, and special shaped elements.
Experience with controlling contours, thickness wedge and surface quality.
Experience with MIL-PRF-13830B and other related Optical MIL specifications.
Search terms: metrology / interferometers / spectrometers / optical alignment / CNC polishing / CNC grinding / optical fabrication / zygo / aspheric and spherical optics / diamond turning / nanoform / MRF / optical operator / glass molding / optical components / optician
As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin's vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers' toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
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Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Job Location(s): Orlando Florida
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