Opto-Mechanical Technician II

Rochester, NY


Ready to jump start a new career?

Do you have a strong technical aptitude?

Do you have experience working with optical systems?

If so, the University of Rochester’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) is looking for you ! Here at LLE, we take pride in being a national resource for research and education in both science and technology! Our focus is on using lasers to create fusion energy! Pretty cool, right?! You have the chance to join our team! LLE is looking for its next Beamlines Technician.

A Beamlines Tech is responsible for:

  • Supporting the operation of equipment and instrumentation for laser physics experiments

  • Precision alignment of optical systems

  • Troubleshooting mechanical and electrical issues

  • Performing preventative maintenance

  • Supporting engineers in design and installation of new equipment

  • Shift flexibility is required (Morning and Evening shifts)

What’s needed to be successful in this role:

  • Strong technical aptitude

  • Ability to work in a cleanroom environment

  • Ability to lift to 50 lbs and navigate stairs/ladders

  • High degree of manual dexterity

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

  • Strong interpersonal skills working in a team-based environment

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and ability to learn additional software

You’re a great candidate for this role if you:

  • Have availability to work second shift

  • Have experience with optical, mechanical, electrical systems

  • Have experience with handling precision optical components

  • Are proficient with reading and interpreting mechanical and electrical schematics

  • Have technical writing experience

How to qualify for this role:

  • Have an Associate Degree in optics or technology/engineering field and 1 year experience in a technical field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $22.59 - $31.63 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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Location: Laser Lab & COI
Full/Part Time: Full-Time