Laboratory Technician II - Target Fabrication Group

Rochester, NY


Are you ready to be part of cutting-edge research in laser technology?

The Laboratory for Laser Energetics at the University of Rochester is seeking an enthusiastic Laboratory Technician to join our Target Fabrication Group. As a key member of our team, you will be responsible for assisting with the microfabrication of components used in laser fusion experiments.


  • Assist in the macro- and microfabrication of targets used in laser fusion experiments

  • Are comfortable using microscopes and metrology equipment

  • Hands-on-work with millimeter-scale parts to perform assembly tasks

  • Collaborate with the research team to improve fabrication processes

  • Maintain accurate records of assembly processes and results

  • Ensure laboratory safety protocols are followed at all times

Successful candidates:

  • Proficient in handling small parts used to build multi-part assemblies

  • Ability to read technical drawings

  • Creative thinking and ingenuity to improve assembly procedures

  • Familiarity with micro-machining techniques


  • Associate’s degree in a relevant field is preferred

  • Ability to read and understand assembly procedures

  • Basic computer skills required. CAD software experience is a plus

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic about learning new skills and techniques

This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in pursuing a career in research and development in a cutting-edge field. The Laboratory for Laser Energetics is committed to providing a dynamic and inclusive work environment. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and encourage applications from underrepresented groups.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Location: Laser Lab & COI
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 075 LLE - Laboratory for Laser Energetics
Schedule: 8:30 AM-5:30 PM