POSITION SUMMARY: The Laboratory is seeking an entry level position working in a class 100 cleanroom, working on state-of-the-art research in thin film coatings, and responsible for high precision cleaning of large optics and inspection prior to coating. Candidate will participate in development of cleaning methods for glass and hydroscopic optics, sol-gel coatings, and structured thin films and assist in the maintenance of optics on the OMEGA laser system to prevent costly damage to system components. Ability to manipulate heavy mechanisms and glass substrates required. RESPONSIBILITIES: The Laboratory Technician reports to the Cleanroom Operations Supervisor in the Optical Manufacturing Group and duties include the following: Cleaning and preparation of substrates prior to the deposition or assembly processInspection and quality assurance of incoming glass substrates and optical coatingsCleaning and handling hydroscopic materialsMaintenance of a class 100 cleanroom and equipment for optical cleaningSol-gel coating of optical substrates by spin-coat and dip methodsChemical stripping of various materials (e.g. photoresist, dielectric films) from large substrates. Work is done in a fume hoodMaintain records on the condition of each optic and document all process informationAssembly of optical substrates into various holders and mountsData entry and operating custom software on a windows based computerTroubleshoot malfunctioning equipment and make simple repairs REQUIREMENTS: Familiarity with any of the following technical aspects is a plus: Cleanroom gowning protocols and contamination control proceduresSurface inspection and characterization techniques. (e.g. scratch/dig, cleanliness)Mechanical assembly processes using hand-held tools The position will require the ability to manipulate heavy mechanisms and glass substrates. A willingness to interact with fellow technicians, research scientists, students, and vendors with a friendly and professional attitude is essential for carrying out the duties of this job. QUALIFICATIONS: The candidate should have an Associates degree in electronics, optics, or mechanical technology, plus two-years experience in a hands-on technical field or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Please apply to Job Opening ID 209881. Democrat and Chronicle. Keywords: Clean Room Technician, Location: Syracuse, NY - 13201
University of Rochester - Laser Lab
Full time
Syracuse, NY 13201, US