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Engineering Technician/ $40-60k/ Direct Hire!

Shoreview, MN

Job ID: 68175 Industry: Light Industrial

Award Staffing is teaming up with a dynamic optics company and we're looking for skilled, qualified Engineering Technicians to start at their Shoreview facility. Please carefully review the description below and contact me ASAP if you are interested! I look forward to hearing frm you!

Position Title: Engineering Technician
Position Type: Direct Hire
Schedule/Hours: 1st Shift-Very flexible as long as they put in 8 hours between 6am-6pm
OT Required: N/A
Pay rate: $40-60, 000
Location: Shoreview, MN

Position Description:
An Engineering Technician is responsible for critical tasks related to the production of precision optical and optomechanical systems and subassemblies for various products. The candidate must be able to closely follow technical procedures, read mechanical prints and work instructions, make critical measurements, record technical information and complete tasks in a timely and efficient manner. This position requires a high proficiency in working with small and sensitive components, bonding compounds and precision tools. The candidate must be very detail oriented and committed to maintaining the highest quality standards.

1. Perform optical and optomechanical assembly tasks in accordance with manufacturing procedures
2. Perform testing and lens centering and alignment of optical components
3. Document technical parameters and test and measurement results as needed
4. Develop detailed work instructions
5. Perform incoming inspection on optical and mechanical parts
6. Perform in process measurements and final testing procedures
7. Work with engineering and other production staff on prototypes and development projects
8. Assist with improving assembly and manufacturing procedures to maximize quality and efficiency
9. Prepare completed products for shipping
10. Comply with all Standard Operating Procedures
11. Foster a cooperative and positive work environment

Requisite Skills
Proficiency in using optical testing equipment such as centering machines, autocollimators and interferometers
Using precision hand tools and measuring equipment, such as calipers and drop indicators
Handling, cleaning and working with optical components such as lenses and prisms
Precision assembly of small and delicate parts and complicated systems
Proficiency in working with electronic and ESD sensitive materials
Reading mechanical prints and specifications
Understanding optical specifications
Understanding of basic quality control (QC) principles and procedures in a production environment
Word processing and spreadsheet programs to collect data and document processes
Maintaining a clean and organized work space
Working responsibly with minimal supervision
Following laboratory safety rules and regulations
Working cooperatively with others in a small technical team environment
Being punctual for work days, assignments, and tasks

2 year technical degree in a relevant field
5+ years of experience in production or assembly of optical or precision mechanical/medical instruments
Preference will be given to candidates with experience and/or proficiency in optical technology

($40K - $60K) Compensation will be determined by experience level
Full medical and dental benefits, 401k, PTO, Long Term Disability Insurance, Profit Sharing Plan

Benefits of working with Award:

  • 401K

  • Vacation and Holiday Pay

  • Medical and Health Insurance

  • Weekly Pay

  • Referral bonus

You can apply at www.Awardstaffing.Com or you can connect with our recruiting team by calling 763-767-0069 or emailing skilledjobs@awardstaffing.Com


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status.   Award Staffing, Inc. Is a Drug Free Workplace/ EEO employer.


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