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Laser Technician

Laser Technician

# of Openings 
Job Locations 
US-CA-San Diego
Min. Exp. (Yrs) 
Posted Date 
Operations - mfg

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Laser Technician - Manufacturing

The Manufacturing Laser Technician at Daylight will be responsible for material preparation, electro-optical-mechanical assembly, laser alignment, test and calibration, along with data collection and analysis in a manufacturing environment. The candidate will also perform rework on assemblies and/or systems in response to failures and nonconformance. This position requires a self-motivated, ambitious technician with the ability to work in a busy and rapidly changing manufacturing environment.





Primary Duties and Responsibilities


  • Under supervision, build and test electro-optical assemblies, and laser systems to meet performance specifications.
  • Set-up and align optical diagnostic equipment given test requirements.
  • Troubleshoot and perform problem isolation on modules and sub-assembly components.
  • Collect and evaluate test and build data to ensure process control and product quality based on specific procedures and processes.
  • Interface with engineers on special tests and qualification testing of new products: This includes developing test methodology, establishing test parameters and drafting procedures.
  • Maintain data systems to record and report test results.
  • Provide technical input and suggestions on process improvements.
  • Analyze equipment performance and schedule maintenance and calibration as required.
  • Utilize online databases to transact material, and review drawings and bills of material.
  • Perform failure analysis and determine root cause with minimal instructions.
  • Maintain a professional work space and environment.



  • 3 years experience in laser, photonics or high technology manufacturing.
  • AS degree or comparable level laser or optics courses is desired.
  • Previous experience with Mid-IR lasers, work at a start-up company, and/or work on new products is beneficial.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and eligible to obtain secret security clearance.

Take advantage of this ground floor opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds in QCL laser technology.

Great opportunity for growth, great benefits in an excellent working environment!

Daylight Solutions is an EOE/AA Employer and E-Verify participant. M/F/V/D.