Engineer Intern | Edmund Optics

Date Posted: 
Thursday, October 29, 2015

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Position Level: 
Position Location: 
Tucson, AZ or Barrington, NJ
Job Description: 
  • Department:     R&D-Tucson or Barrington, NJ
  • Reports To:     Manager – Tucson Office
  • Classification: PT, Non-Exempt

The Engineer Intern position presents the student with a hands-on opportunity to assist in the evaluation and feasibility study of new designs.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist in the development of optical performance and system test and test devices
  • Participate in the quoting process
  • Evaluate and troubleshoot optomechanical assemblies or optical fabrication processes
  • Develop assembly, fabrication and test procedures
  • Evaluate and assist in new processes
  • Investigate improvements to existing manufacturing processes
  • Comply with federal, state, and company policies, procedures, and regulations


To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Computer skills; PC literacy in Excel, Word, Access, Act, & optical/mechanical design software
  • ISO/ANSI Drawing Standards
  • GD&T Drawing Standards
  • Understanding and utilization of safe packaging guidelines
  • Basic computer skills –  working knowledge of Outlook and Excel

Other Requirements:

  • Work overtime as required
  • Other requirements as determined by management 

Required Education/Experience:

  • Working towards an Engineering or Physics Degree

Physical Requirements:

  • Occasionally lifts, carries, or moves objects up to 50 pounds; Adequate manual dexterity to perform duties; work in office and/or lab environment.

Edmund Optics shall, in its discretion, modify or adjust the position to meet the company’s changing needs. This job description is not a contract and may be adjusted as deemed appropriate in the employer’s sole discretion.


Edmund Optics is having an info session on Nov. 4 at 8 p.m., in Meinel 307. Food and drinks will be provided. There will be interviews on Nov. 5 – 6, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Meinel 821. To reserve an interview time slot, email