Inrad Optics is seeking self-motivated individuals to add to our growing team of Optical Technicians. If you have experience working with optics and enjoy making highly precise products then you may be an excellent candidate for one of our career building positions manufacturing custom optics for medical, defense, and space applications.

Key responsibilities

  • Operation of optical polishing, grinding, milling and generating machines
  • Use of various instruments and measurement gauges to verify various attributes of precision optics such as optical figure, radii, dimensions, etc.
  • Handling of various materials related to manufacture of precision optics
  • Reading mechanical drawings of optical components
  • Many other optical processing and fabrication skills
  • Cleaning, handling and packaging of optical components

Key requirements

  • Basic trigonometry skills
  • Prior experience of spindles, CNC equipment, manual machines, etc.
  • Prior experience with interferometers and other optical measurement devices
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail, thorough in completing work tasks
  • Problem solving skills
  • Hand-eye coordination and hand dexterity
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be fully vaccinated
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident as we are a United States controlled information facility


  • Monday-Friday Schedule
  • Flexible PTO
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k matching

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