Assembly Operator - Entry Level

The Opto Electronic Assembly Operator responsibilities include operating XYZ stages, microscopes and other tools to collimate, align and test high power laser diodes. Manual pick and place die attach and inspection. 

This is an entry level position and does not require experience.  Positions available on 2nd, 3rd and weekend shifts.   

Location: Tucson, AZ

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  • Will test chip on sub-mount and bar on sub-mount laser diodes.
  • Lens, align and test fiber coupled laser diodes.
  • Enter performance and inspection results on computer interface and Excel spreadsheets.
  • Die attach and inspection of GaAs chips and bars, using various tools and special ovens.
  • Inspect die under microscope and follow a strict quality criteria.
  • Use of calipers for calibration checks.


  • High school diploma or equivalent or minimum of 1 year experience. 3 year’s experience in electronics assembly is preferred.
  • Must be detailed oriented and have mechanical dexterity.
  • Excellent communications skills and proficiency in Word and Excel.
  • Must be self-motivated, responsible, positive and professional.
  • Experience with fiber optic inspection techniques and photonics assembly is a plus.
  • 10,000 class clean room environment.
  • Must wear clean room attire for the duration of the shift while in the clean room.
  • Must be able to constantly remain in a stationary position.
  • High level of manual dexterity is required.

[NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.]