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Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018 6:46 AM

Date: Dec 14, 2017

Location: Austin, TX, US, 78758

Company: FlightSafety International

Requisition 8450

The Optics Manufacturing Technician is responsible for the operation and maintenance of massive optics fabrication equipment for production of optical components. The Optics Manufacturing Technician is responsible for facility/equipment cleanliness, readiness and maintenance.


* Monitor and operate massive grinding and polishing machines for the fabrication of large glass optics.

* Sets up tooling and configures grinding machines for operation.

* Monitors, operates and programs glass sagging ovens.

* Works with large pieces of glass, wood and/or plastics including: cutting, drilling, sanding, cleaning and packaging. In house manufacture includes using a variety of hand and power tools to fabricate components from raw materials including glass, wood, metal, various plastics and fiberglass.

* Dimension finished glass products to tight tolerances using hand held belt sanders.

* Uses solvents, paints, epoxies, acids and fiberglass resins. Applies finishing products to materials by spray or by hand.

* Assists in the preparation, packaging and shipping of finished glass products.

* Assists in testing and quality assurance of optical components, assemblies and equipment.

* Assists the Production Manager or the Engineering Department in prototype development and testing of new products.

* Cleans and maintains production tools and equipment.

* Performs routine facility maintenance including minor repairs to facility equipment; performs facility modifications and upgrades; assists tradesmen in performance of more complex building maintenance and repair.

* Exhibit and practice professional and courteous behavior while interacting with both internal and external customers.

FlightSafety International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status. FlightSafety maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.

FlightSafety is committed to working with and providing accommodations to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need assistance in filling out the employment application or require a reasonable accommodation while seeking employment, please email or call 1-855-###-####. Note: This option is reserved for applicants needing a reasonable accommodation related to a disability. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case by case basis.

As a federal government contractor, in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and Executive Orders, FlightSafety is required to develop annual Affirmative Action Plans (AAPs). Any employees or applicants who wish to review the Affirmative Action Plan (AAP) for Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities can contact us by sending an email to or by calling 1-855-###-#### during regular business hours.

Please click the following link to view the Company's Pay Transparency Notice.


Associated topics: alloys, ceramic, corrosion, glass, material engineer, metallic, metallographer, metallurgical, metallurgist, welding


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