We currently have entry level openings for candidates who have good basic math skills, an understanding of mechanical equipment, good hand-eye coordination and hand dexterity, and communication skills.

If you have an artistic side, like to work on cars or use hand tools for woodworking, have lots of patience, enjoy “creating things”, can follow written and oral instructions, then you may be an excellent candidate for one of our positions.

Career Skills You Will Learn Include:

  • Handling many types of materials related to optical components.
  • Operating optical polishing, grinding, milling, generating and diamond turning machines.
  • Cleaning of in-process and completed optical components.
  • Measuring optical components with many types of instruments and gauges such as indicators, micrometers, calipers, eye loupe comparators, laser interferometers and more.
  • Read blueprints related to optical components and assemblies.
  • Set up and operate optical spindle machines to polish various optical components, including windows, prisms, and lenses. Typical materials consist of optical glass, quartz, zinc selenide, silicon and germanium.
  • Many other facets of optical processing and fabrication.

You Possess These Skills:

  • Attention to detail — ability to accomplish tasks and processes accurately and completely.
  • Coordination — ability to follow instructions through a standard work process, to perform routine tasks and to check work for accuracy before completion of tasks.
  • Problem solving — ability to identify problems, determine possible solutions, and actively work to resolve the issues.
  • Able to lift 25 pounds.

Education and Experience

  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

In addition to a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, generous paid time off, and company-matched 401K contributions, Inrad offers the unique opportunity to share and build upon your knowledge and talents!

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