Fiber Optic Technician

Employer: Prime Photonics LC
Job Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Category: Engineering/Electrical/Mechanical, Manufacturing/Operations
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 9/17/2020
Closing Date: 10/31/2020
Prime Photonics LC
Prime Photonics provides leading edge sensor and instrumentation products for turbomachinery test, measurement and health monitoring. Founded in 1999, our customers include turbomachinery manufacturers, US DoD, turbomachinery operators, universities, Government labs, and related test and services providers.
Job Description Prime Photonics has an immediate opening for a fiber optic technician in our Blacksburg, VA facility. The fiber optic technician supports production of fiber optic sensor and system products and also works with engineering staff in designing, building and testing of new prototypes. Work areas include:
  • Production and test of fiber optic assemblies 
  • Fabrication and assembly of mechanical and electrical subassemblies
  • Assisting with maintenance of production labs and equipment
The ideal candidate is comfortable following detailed instructions, enjoys learning new tasks and likes working with hands.  We are willing to train the right candidate: Fiber optic experience is a significant plus but not required. Experience in a laboratory environment and/or with small machine shop tools is a significant plus.  Two years of experience and/or an AS degree is required.
Prime Photonics is an EEOC employer. Due to US Government contracting requirements, US citizenship is necessary. 
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