Optical Technician – Keene, NH

  • Corning
  • US - NH - Keene
  • 2 days ago

Company Name: Corning

Location: Keene, NH, US - 03431


Requisition Number: 42165


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Scope of Position:

This role will collaborate with the end users in installation, repair, troubleshooting, or maintain complex electro-optical, electro-mechanical or Free-Space Optical communication systems. In this role, you will be responsible for solving complex problems, understand the inter-relationship of software and circuits and optics and exercise independent judgment to resolve issues that arises. In addition, supports the build of complex optical systems for aerospace and defense (A&D) sensor systems. Critical thinking skills and hands-on experience in optical and laser alignment as well as ability to work under pressure are important for this position as analyzing data and maintaining detailed records are critical parts of the job. This position may also support the transition of engineering build to production.

You will work with the System Engineers to develop test plans, procedures and setups and perform assembly, alignment and testing on new design optical systems. We also expect individual to be able to completely integrate refractive and reflective systems with limited engineering support.


Required education:

  • We require a minimum of an Associate of Science degree with background in engineering and/or physics


Required skills:

  • 5+ years’ experience in R&D development and product transitions.
  • Hands-on experience in optical metrology, lasers, and electronics.


Desired skills:

  • We prefer experience with Aerospace & Defense (A&D) Systems
  • Knowledgeable in interpreting mechanical, optical, and electrical drawings
  • Good customer communication skills.



  • We anticipate up to 5% travel for this role.


Required to sign a covenant not to compete.


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of  race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.