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Fiber Optic Lab Technician
Ref No.: 18-42600
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Position Type:Contract
Skill Type
Skill Type:Engineering
Fiber Optic Lab Testing Assistant

8 hours per day, 40 hours per week (first shift)
Monday - Friday
No overtime. If there should ever be a need for OT, it needs to be pre-approved

1. Day to Day Responsibilities
• Assist in performing set up and performance verification of fiber optic testing system
• Configure product samples for environmental and mechanical testing
• Perform optical measurements using manual or automated test systems
• Program and operate environmental chambers and test equipment
• Setup/perform and track/report progress of testing as directed
• Document test results from optical fiber component testing as per documented procedures
• Conduct basic data analysis
• Draft test reports in the proper format and filed accordingly
• Assist in conducting failure mode analysis
• Perform basic troubleshooting/problem solving
• Maintain a safe, clean and organized work area

2. Required Skills
• Familiarity with computer applications such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
• Ability to complete assignments accurately and at a pre-defined schedule
• Detail oriented
• Interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
• Written/verbal communication skills
• Hands-on technical skills using test and measuring equipment

3. Desired Skills
• Highly motivated and work as a "self starter”
• Willingness to learn

4. Education/Experience
• High School diploma minimum
• Previous experience in electronics and/or fiber optics is a plus
• Experience in a laboratory environment is highly desirable

- Candidates must have good eye sight.
- Must have ability to handle very small, delicate parts.
- Will work using microscope via monitor.
- Must be a quick learner and have confidence in their ability.

PPE will be determined during the training process.

Manager Must Haves:
- Must have experience working hands-on with fiber.
- Preferably fiber experience in a lab setting, but candidates with field experience can be considered. Please note that experience with copper is not applicable.
- Must have excellent dexterity and ability to handle delicate glass fiber.
- Must be able to follow laboratory procedures

Nesco Resource is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.