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Optical Technician


  • Posted 1 week ago
  • Bothell, Washington

Optical Technician


LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking an Opttical Technician for an opportunity in Bothell, WA.


Job Duties and Responsibilities:



Qualifications and requirements:

  • Building and testing of various laser components (optical, mechanical, and electrical) in support of engineering development and pilot production.
  • The engineering technician will work closely with other technicians and engineers in executing tasks that could include cable harness assembly, sub-assembly & box level assembly / test, thermal testing, fiber optic splicing, and other similar assembly and test tasks both in the R&D labs and on the pilot production line.
  • The engineering technician will also support the upkeep of the labs including ordering consumable supplies, tracking calibrated equipment, and other similar tasks.
  • Experience in wire harness build and routing.
  • Mechanical assembly history and familiarity with electrical systems and circuit boards.
  • Attention to detail, good interpersonal skills, ability to multitask, good organizational skills, computer literacy, and a demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment.
    Ability to read blue prints, schematics, and drawings and following verbal and written instructions.
  • Experience reading work instructions and performing tasks as per instructions.
  • Educational background and/or experience in electronics or optics. Experience running, testing, and measuring lasers or complex optical systems.
  • Exceptional lab skills: ability to prototype, test, and debug electronics
  • Experience in handling fiber, fiber splicing equipment including fiber polishing equipment.
  • Experience in testing analog, power electronics, RF, and digital circuits.
  • Performs a variety of duties in the electronic, mechanical, electromechanical, and/or optical areas.
  • Constructs, troubleshoots, calibrates, adjusts, tests, diagnoses, and maintains equipment, components, devices, or systems. Works from schematics, engineering drawings and written or verbal instructions.
  • Operates related equipment; conducts tests and reports data in prescribed format. Performs calibration and alignment checks; makes adjustments, modifications, and replacements as directed; prepares prescribed compounds and solutions. Exclude technicians working in production or quality assurance.
  • Experience in testing analog, power electronics, RF, and digital circuits.
    IPC solder certification preferred but not required. 
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH provides you with a real benefits package, including access to company-sponsored medical/dental insurance and a 401k program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights. 

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