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United Technologies Corporation SECOND SHIFT Senior Optician in Danbury, Connecticut

Job ID: 01318462

City: Danbury

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Operations

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

Date Posted:

2019-05-14-07:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

HCT04: ISR Systems - Danbury 100 Wooster Heights Rd, Danbury, CT, 06810 USA

We at Mission Systems, a division of Collins Aerospace, are world leaders in high reliability, space based, electro-optical systems, providing intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities that are critical to our nation’s security. We have a fantastic opportunity for a SECOND SHIFT SENIOR OPTICIAN in our Danbury, CT facility. Please note that you may be asked to train on First Shift.

Position overview

In this role, you will be part of the Optical Manufacturing team which is responsible for producing precision optics and optical assemblies. As a highly experienced Optician, you will be part of a team which includes other Opticians, Metrologists, Machinists, Technicians, Technologists and Engineers. You will be exposed to various optical manufacturing assignments supporting multiple business units which will vary based on business needs. Your role will be to develop processes to support new and existing programs. Major duties for this position include manufacture of optics; precision inspections and measurements. Key to the position is the ability to provide mentoring and assistance to junior team members within the Optical Manufacturing group. Your responsibilities include:

  • Manufacturing high precision optics in accordance with manufacturing documentation, process documentation and technical requirements

  • Being highly proficient in the operation of standard optical manufacturing equipment (e.g., saws, spindles, sandblasters, twin side grinders and polishers)

  • Hand lap polishing to very stringent tolerances

  • Lens polishing to exacting specifications using interferometry

  • Expertise in polishing prisms, plane parallels and etalons

  • Skilled at performing polishing techniques on crystals, metals and IR materials

  • Highly skilled in using test plates, auto collimators, gauges, Vernier calipers and micrometers

  • Competent in all forms of lens and flat blocking/spherical grinding and polishing

Education / Certifications

HS Diploma or GED, preferably at technical high school and/or trade school

Experience / Qualifications

  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision or mentoring

  • Capable of identifying problems and recommending solutions on a variety of the more complex issues

  • Superior at multitasking, ending in quality results

  • Highly proficient in the operation of standard optical manufacturing equipment (e.g., saws, spindles, sandblasters, twin side grinders and polishers)

  • A full understanding of Mil-Spec scratch-dig tolerances with the ability to self-determine the quality of work produced

Due to government contract requirements, sole US Citizenship, and not dual citizenship with another country, is required

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Qualification:

United Technologies Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.

Thank you for your interest in a career at United Technologies! We will soon upgrade to an improved job application system to simplify the apply experience. You will still be able to apply to any of our current job openings through December 18, 2018. On January 2, 2019, our new and improved job application system will launch; please check back on that date to see all of our job openings.

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