- Monitor inventory levels and order supplies as necessary.
- Maintain clean working environments, according to clean room standards.
- Test or perform failure analysis for optomechanical or optoelectrical products, according to test plans.
- Assist scientists or engineers in the conduct of photonic experiments.
- Perform diagnostic analyses of processing steps, using analytical or metrological tools, such as microscopy, profilometry, or ellipsometry devices.
- Mix, pour, or use processing chemicals or gases according to safety standards or established operating procedures.
- Design, build, or modify fixtures used to assemble parts.
- Lay out cutting lines for machining, using drafting tools.
- Assist engineers in the development of new products, fixtures, tools, or processes.
- Assemble or adjust parts or related electrical units of prototypes to prepare for testing.
- Splice fibers, using fusion splicing or other techniques.
- Terminate, cure, polish, or test fiber cables with mechanical connectors.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
Virginia: + 9.4%
National: + 5.2%
Three: Medium Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)