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

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Optics Technician

Optics Technician

Department: Flat Polishing/Shaping OR Spherical Polishing Reports to: Department Supervisor

General Responsibilities Outline

  • Learn to read and understand drawings and technical specifications related to glass production
  • Operate mechanical and computer-numerically-controlled (CNC) machines to shape glass
  • Learn to effectively use inspection equipment to verify the accuracy of parts produced
  • Troubleshoot and solve problems that arise from the production process
  • Document new or revised processes and/or procedures
  • Cross-train to learn other tasks throughout the department


  • High School Diploma, GED, or relevant vocational training and/or related work experience
  • Mechanical ability
  • Mathematics knowledge
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Effective communicator
  • Self-motivated and driven
  • Strong work ethic
  • Preferred experience with: CNC machining; mechanics; automobile repair; maintenance; carpentry; or hands-on jobs/hobbies, such as sculpture

Company Profile

Since 1977 PFG Precision Optics has manufactured and coated a wide range of ultra-high precision optics for defense, medical, semiconductor, scientific, and test & measurement fields. Our skilled team of engineers and technicians utilize the latest equipment and tooling to meet our customers’ ever-changing needs.

Company Benefits

PFG offers a competitive benefits package for our full-time employees, including paid vacation, paid holidays, medical and dental insurance, life insurance and AD&D, short-term disability, simple IRA with company match, and fitness center reimbursements. There is competitive pay, based on experience.

Optics careers benefits

Not only do you gain the benefit of learning a skilled craft, but PFG provides a variety of benefits for our employees and their families.

Medical Benefits

Medical Insurance, Telemedicine, and Dental Insurance are all available through PFG. Family coverage isoffered and available as well. Eligible after 90 days of employment.

Additional Insurance Options

Short-Term Disability Insurance and Term Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance is paid 100% by PFG.Voluntary Life Insurance options are also available for additional employee life coverage, including spouse and children.


Simple IRA - Save for retirement by contributing to one or more of Vanguard’s Mutual Funds. The Company matches the employee contribution, up to 3% of the employee’s salary.

Additional Benefits

We care about your time as well! Fitness Membership Reimbursement, 9 Paid Holidays, and Vacation/Personal Time Off are also made available.
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