Lockheed Martin Senior Optical Operator / Optical Coating / Polishing / Orlando, FL in Orlando, Florida
Works under general direction and from manufacturing process plans, engineering drawings, specifications and manufacturing process plans to perform a wide variety of complex optical manufacturing processes for the manufacture of windows, lens, mirrors and optical filters. Processes may include optical CNC polishing, grinding, diamond turning, optical and mechanical metrology, and optical handling/cleaning.
Must have the ability to work 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift according to the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between Lockheed Martin and the UAW.
Orlando is a city in the Central Florida area. This region is a great place to live and to raise a family. Central Florida offers lots of attractive residential housing options. The Greater Orlando metropolitan area is the sixth largest metro area in the southeastern United States. The climate here is warm and sunny all year long for the most part. Orlando is home to Walt Disney World, Universal Studios Florida, and SeaWorld. Orlando is also home to the second largest University in the US, the University of Central Florida (UCF). Where can you get to from Orlando? Orlando is about an hour's drive from Cocoa Beach and the "space coast" to include NASA and the Kennedy Space Center. Tampa is about 1.5 hours from Orlando. West Palm Beach is about 2.5 hours to the south and Jacksonville is about 2 hours to the northeast. Atlanta, GA is 6 hours to the northwest.
Basic Qualifications* Must have the ability to work 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift according to the collective bargaining agreement. Experience with various types of metrology and/or running automated CNC machines for cleaning, generating, polishing, shaping, or diamond machining. Experience using hand tools, diamond tools or precision machining tools. The ability to clean and evaluate optical surfaces The ability to test parts to ensure they meet finished specifications. Must have the ability to read and follow written work instructions, schematics and engineering drawings and work effectively in a team environment.
Desired skills* Prior experience with optics at the technician level is strongly desired. Experience with optical alignment and optical metrology. Experience with optical mfg equipment and processes Experience with interferometers, microscopes, and precision metrology Experience working with CNC machines in a precision mfg environment. Familiarity with troubleshooting radius, irregularity and surface requirements. Familiarity with the following items is desired: optical elements, lenses, rough and finish grind flats, mirrors, shop aids, test plates, and special shaped elements. Experience with controlling contours, thickness wedge and surface quality. Experience with MIL-PRF-13830B and other related Optical MIL specifications.
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Job Location(s):* Orlando Florida