Optical Coating Technician III | II-VI Optical Systems

Date Posted: 
Friday, February 12, 2021

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Position Location: 
Murrieta, CA
Job Description: 

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II-VI Optical Systems' designs, manufactures, assembles and tests precision optical systems and components. Our products have been deployed on military platforms such as submarines, tanks, missiles, fighter jets and UAV's. II-VI Optical Systems has grown over the years from a provider of specialty optical materials to a full service provider of optical components and optical systems.

Since its establishment in 1961, II-VI Optical Systems has maintained a commitment to customer satisfaction and continuous improvement. Our commitment to customer satisfaction is achieved by continuous training of our staff with focus on quality, on-time delivery, and cost reduction. From the initial customer inquiry to final delivery, meeting the customer's requirements is our primary objective.

Basic Function:

Under minimum supervision, operates coating equipment that applies coating onto optics. Primarily coats standard and some engineering coating designs on optical substrate with high yields. Performs support functions to keep the equipment and processing running effectively.

Position Requirements:


High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience with emphasis on math or science. AA/AS degree preferred or vocational training in coatings, material properties and vacuum systems or physical science, mathematics or engineering. Mastery of college algebra and trigonometry. Requires ability to operate specialized equipment, read difficult instructions and maintain concise written records.

Work Experience:

  1. Demonstrates proficiency in vacuum systems and optical coatings.

  2. Can use leak detector.

  3. Minimum 3 years of experience in optics coating or equivalent of directly related experience/education.


  • Mathematic Skills

    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentage, area, circumference, and volume.

    • Ability to apply basic algebra, geometry, and trigonometry.

    • Ability to understand basic statistics and interpret/maintain control charts.

  • Language Skills

    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

    • Ability to communicate effectively with others and relay vital information

  • Reasoning Ability

    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions in furnished written, oral or diagram form.

    • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

"II-VI Optical Systems is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law."