• Fiber Optic Lab Testing Assistant

    Job Location(s) US-TX-Fort Worth
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/17/2018 11:37 AM)
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    Contract (Full-Time)
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  • Overview

    Fiber Optic Lab Testing Assistant 

    Hours: 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week (first shift) 
    Monday - Friday  - No overtime. If there should ever be a need for OT, it needs to be pre-approved 


    • Assist in performing set up and performance verification of fiber optic testing system 
    • Configure product samples for environmental and mechanical testing 
    • Perform optical measurements using manual or automated test systems 
    • Program and operate environmental chambers and test equipment 
    • Setup/perform and track/report progress of testing as directed 
    • Document test results from optical fiber component testing as per documented procedures 
    • Conduct basic data analysis 
    • Draft test reports in the proper format and filed accordingly 
    • Assist in conducting failure mode analysis 
    • Perform basic troubleshooting/problem solving 
    • Maintain a safe, clean and organized work area 


    Required Skills 
    • Familiarity with computer applications such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel 
    • Ability to complete assignments accurately and at a pre-defined schedule 
    • Detail oriented 
    • Interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team 
    • Written/verbal communication skills 
    • Hands-on technical skills using test and measuring equipment 

    Desired Skills 
    • Highly motivated and work as a “self starter” 
    • Willingness to learn 

    • High School diploma minimum 
    • Previous experience in electronics and/or fiber optics is a plus 
    • Experience in a laboratory environment is highly desirable 

    Candidates must have good eye sight.
    • Must have ability to handle very small, delicate parts. 
    • Will work using microscope via monitor. 
    • Must be a quick learner and have confidence in their ability. 

    PPE will be determined during the training process. 

    Manager Must Haves: 
    • Must have experience working hands-on with fiber. 
    • Preferably fiber experience in a lab setting, but candidates with field experience can be considered. Please note that experience with copper is not applicable. 
    • Must have excellent dexterity and ability to handle delicate glass fiber. 
    • Must be able to follow laboratory procedures


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