Inrad Optics has an opening for an equipment maintenance technician in our Northvale, NJ facility.

The Equipment Maintenance Technician will oversee and perform the preventive and reactive maintenance duties required for the manufacturing operations of Inrad Optics. The priorities of the Equipment Maintenance Technician include management and execution of preventive maintenance schedules and repair and maintenance of industrial machinery, such as CNC milling machines, CNS lathes, and saws.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ability to troubleshoot electrical and mechanical issues
  • Ability to read and follow electrical schematics to diagnose failures
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment that is not operating properly
  • Maintain adequate inventories of spare parts and equipment
  • Ensure all equipment is kept in proper and safe working condition
  • Direct and maintain preventive maintenance on all equipment

Job Skills

  • Basic industrial mechanical, electrical, plumbing and pneumatic skills including troubleshooting
  • Inventory management
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgement with the ability to work alone or with others
  • Understand purpose and proper use of small hand and power tools
  • Strong time management and task prioritization skills
  • Self-motivation


A minimum of two years of related maintenance experience or training


High school degree, vocational school diploma, or equivalent experience

Special Job Requirements

Ability to lift and position items 25-50 pounds. Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time and be able to twist, bend and squat periodically. This position requires the flexibility to work 40 hours per week, overtime and weekends as required.

Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.

Inrad Optics is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.

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