Optical Lab Technician

Posted On: October 29, 2019


Our staff at Eye & Ear wants to make your experience exceptional. We will go above and beyond to make sure your vision needs are met. Our distinguished team provides the best care and service to every patient. Eye & Ear prides itself on providing the finest customer service, the best quality products, at the greatest product value. We strive to service the market place with innovative products and ideas. We believe eyewear is one of the most important accessories in your wardrobe. Whether you choose glasses or contact lenses, our team will help you make the best decision.

Vision is a precious gift that we are passionate about improving in every way.

Open Position – Optical Lab Technician

Job Description

The career of an Optical Lab Tech relies heavily on on-the-job training. Optical Lab Technicians, sometimes known as ophthalmic laboratory or medical technicians create prescription eyeglasses. They work closely with opticians and optometrist. New optical lab techs start as assistants and under direct supervision by an experienced technician and lab manager until they are knowledgeable enough to work by themselves. Position is responsible for producing customized eyeglass wear, make repairs and provide minor equipment maintenance in accordance. The lab tech will be required to complete orders and perform proper Quality Assurance on all orders and meet delivery times. If you are looking to join a growing optical company and make full use of your talents and capabilities, then this could be the perfect fit for you!

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Obtain job orders from our opticians
Clarifies all requests to ensure accuracy
Mount materials or work pieces onto production equipment
Inspect lens blanks to detect flaws
Setup machines to polish, bevel, edge, or grind lenses, flats, blanks or other precision optical elements
Shape lenses appropriately to be inserted into frames
Clean finished lenses and eyeglasses
Proper Quality Assurance on orders
Adjust lenses and frames to correct alignment
Keeps a steady workflow to complete jobs in a timely matter
Informs leader on duty of equipment malfunctions, incomplete orders, incorrect lenes, breakages or delays on an order, Etc…
Provides maintenance and calibration to lab equipment
Basic housekeeping; clean and organize lenses, wash towels, dust, polish

High level of initiative and works well in a team environment
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Computer literate


High School diploma
Preferred: Prior experience as an Optician or in the optical industry

Job Type: Full-time


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