Optical Engineering Technician
Company: RKI Instruments, Inc.
Location: Union City
Posted on: June 20, 2022
RKI Instruments, Inc., an innovative and growing gas detection
company located in Union City, CA is looking for an Optical
Engineering Technician to assemble, setup, and calibrate optically
based gas detection instruments. Applicant must be comfortable
handling delicate, sensitive, high value optical components and
keep a clean and organized work area.Responsibilities
- Assemble and align optical subassemblies.
- Assemble, setup, and calibrate optically based
- Maintain stock of parts to build instruments.
- Maintain work areas and equipment used to setup and calibrate
instruments.Skills and Knowledge
- Ability to work proficiently with electronic instrumentation
including an oscilloscope, frequency counter, logic analyzer and
- Work experience with lasers, optical equipment, and aligning
- Proficient with Microsoft Office Tools and microcontroller
development environments. Experience with Atmel Studio and
Microsoft Visual Studio preferred.
- Ability to understand technical drawings.
- Ability to follow step by step instructions but with the
technical skills to identify, troubleshoot and resolve issues that
may not be covered in the instructions.
- Familiarity with gas mixing and using test gas to setup and
calibrate an instrument preferred.
- Experience with surface mount component soldering, wire
crimping, and assembling small electronic components under a
- Ability to select resistor or other component values through
observation of signals, spreadsheet calculations and real time
iterations for desired operation.
- Identify methodical repetition practices through trial and
error to achieve desired or improved results.
- Understanding of and working knowledge with optical terms like
spectra emissions and wavelength preferred.
- Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
- Previous work in a laboratory environment helpful.We offer a
competitive salary, medical benefits, 401K and profit sharing. To
apply, please forward cover letter, resume and salary requirements
via email to the address above.
Keywords: RKI Instruments, Inc., Union City , Optical Engineering Technician, Engineering , Union City, California
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