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Optics Technician Apprentice

Optics Technician Apprentice

Apprenticeship

Registered Apprenticeship

ENGAGE with us today and make your contribution to the future! Join the team that leading technology companies turn to for cutting-edge photonic innovation. At Excelitas Technologies you are how we EXCEL.

Our facility in Boulder, Colorado has key functions in Research and Development, Operations, Production, and other disciplines. This facility specializes in the manufacturing of ultra-precision optical components, optical thin film coatings and optical sub-assemblies for demanding applications in lasers, materials processing, instrumentation, life sciences, avionics, and defense.

This site offers capabilities that include substantial design and engineering resources, comprehensive optical fabrication and coating capabilities, advanced assembly technology and an extensive in-house metrology lab.

We are presently seeking an Apprentice that will produce and inspect precision optical components, apply optical coatings, and assemble optical systems that are used in a broad range of applications including defense, homeland security, aerospace, biomedical equipment, microlithography, digital displays, alternate energy production, and nanotechnology.

In order to be in this apprentice program, you are required to be enrolled in the Optical Technologies Program at Front Range Community College for an associate's degree.

The apprenticeship will consist of three years of work experience and a concurrent associate degree in the Optical Technologies Program at Front Range Community College. The Optics Manufacturing Technician Apprentice will produce and inspect precision optical components, apply optical coatings, and assemble optical systems that are used in a broad range of applications, including defense, homeland security, aerospace, biomedical equipment, microlithography, digital displays, alternate energy production, and nanotechnology. 

Main responsibilities:

  • Observe all environmental, health, & safety, and academic requirements of Excelitas and Front Range Community College
  • Engage in learning the range of technical processes that are performed during the manufacturing of our products
  • Integrate feedback and demonstrate a mindset of continual growth
  • Take the initiative to develop a broad technical skill set
  • Build professional relationships with colleagues and make a lasting impression within the organization
  • Maintain the necessary GPA to successfully complete Optical Technologies Program associate degree
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Must be able to clearly see small optical parts and lift 25lbs
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel and Word preferred
  • Good time management, critical and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and troubleshooting abilities
  • A growth mindset and passion for learning
  • Taking required credit classes to fulfill academic requirements

Benefits:

  • Benefits start day 1
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Long-term and Short-term disability, Paid Maternity and Paternity leave
  • Pay: $20 per hour with increases as you continue through the program.

This position requires the use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) 

  • Visa sponsorship is not available for any position at Excelitas 
  • Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
  • Minorities/Females/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

Excelitas is seeking leaders and innovators to join our global team! Visit: www.excelitas.com/join-our-team


**APPLY HERE**

https://www.excelitas.com/job/2024-06/apprentice

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : Entry Level

Contact Information : Kerri Ryan, HR Supervisor
kerri.ryan@excelitas.com

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