Alpine Research Optics Careers

We are always looking for exceptional individuals who are smart, self-motivated and career-oriented. If you are currently working in the optics industry, or if you have experience in a similar high technology manufacturing industry, please contact us.

ARO Optics Jobs

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Optical Thin Films Coating Technician
Optical Manufacturing Fabrication Tech
Staff Accountant
Human Resources Manager/Office Manager

About Our Company

Established in 1991, Alpine Research Optics has a distinguished reputation for providing optics to the laser, semiconductor, and medical and scientific research markets, produced in its clean modern facility in Boulder, CO.

Job Opening Summary

Position: Coating Technician
Department: Coating
Reports to: Thin Film Supervisor

General Responsibilities Outline

  • Loads and operates vacuum coating chambers and related equipment
  • Applies thin film coatings to optical components using vacuum deposition process
  • Monitors vacuum deposition process according to process instructions
  • Performs routine and periodic maintenance on coating chambers
  • Operates equipment necessary to verify performance of coating runs
  • Checks coating result with desired specifications
  • Maintains efficient logs and records as required
  • Performs vacuum chamber troubleshooting as required
  • Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree in a science field, or two years related education or experience
  • Knowledge of electrical connection/disconnection and troubleshooting
  • Understanding of schematics, drawings using various test equipment, and math calculating to confirm design setup
  • Preferred experience in systems maintenance
  • Mechanical and technical ability
  • Methodical and detail-oriented
  • Organized
  • Effective writer and oral communicator
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Production-minded
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
  • Strong work ethic
  • Patient
  • Positive attitude
  • About Our Benefits

    ARO offers a competitive benefits package for our full-time employees, including: medical and dental insurance, life insurance and AD&D, short-term disability, simple IRA with company match, paid holidays, and paid vacation.

    Job Type

    Pay: $16.00 – $19.00 per hour

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