Sr Optical Fabrication Technician / Orlando, FL

Works under general direction and from manufacturing process plans, engineering drawings, specifications and manufacturing process plans to perform a wide variety of complex optical fabrication processes including optical grinding, polishing, edging, and diamond turning. Completes measurements, data collection , and documentation required to verify compliance to optical MIL specifications. Must have the ability to work 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift according to the collective bargaining agreement between Lockheed Martin and the UAW.

Basic Qualifications
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.

Desired skills
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.

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Job Location(s): Orlando Florida

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