Opto-Mechanical/Electronic Technician 1

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Opto-Mechanical/Electronic Technician 1

Colorado Springs, Colorado




Job Description

In this role, you will work alongside the engineering team to build and test optical, mechanical, and electrical hardware. The ideal candidate will be able to work very independently with little direction or within a team.


Job Summary


Job Responsibilities

  • Assembling, mounting and aligning precision optical and mechanical assemblies
  • Collimate and align an IR camera system
  • Use precision measurement devices
  • Use Graphical Unit Interfaces with a verity of IR devices 
  • Use of mechanical measurement equipment including calipers, micrometers, gage blocks
  • Perform visual cosmetic inspections of optics and other components
  • Electronics troubleshooting

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have electronics troubleshooting experience
  • Certificate or associate degree in optics, photonics, physics, or related fields
  • 2+ years of professional experience working with optical assemblies
  • 2+ years of professional experience as a mechanic/technician
  • Must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S
  • Has a good understand of the English language

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to read, understand, and follow electrical/mechanical drawings and schematics
  • Experience with cable and harness building and repair
  • Knowledge of network standards and configuration (TCP/IP, SNMP, serial communications)
  • Operational knowledge of signal generators, oscilloscopes and multi-meters, soldering wires and connectors, various crimping tools, wire stripping techniques, Ohm's Law, continuity testing, pinning out a military type connector, routing and tie wrapping cables, drilling and tapping holes, and building junction boxes
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision and as part of a team
  • Must have attention to detail, standards, and documentation
  • Experience with thermal and vacuum testing equipment
  • Familiarity with optical analysis tools

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to travel as required
  • General physical fitness is required for some work areas

Ability to lift 25 lbs. unaided


Contract to Direct

Monday through Friday


Pay=$26.50/hr to $27.50/hr