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Careers at Omega Optical

Current Open Positions:

While we may not have a specific opening at this time, Omega is always interested in speaking to people who have a strong background in optics, optical thin film engineering and technical repair abilities. Please contact Jennifer LoCascio, Director of Human Resources, at

Job Descriptions


Set-Up Technician (Helios) - Full Time

The ideal candidate will understand and operate high-vacuum thin-film deposition equipment, so as to produce thin-film optical coatings that meet or exceed design specifications. Able to work in a class 1000 clean-room environment and wear required attire. Reporting to the Manager of High Volume Production. Candidate will produce materials that achieve projected production schedules, and attain maximum efficiency through high product yield and minimum cycle times. Proactively communicates any material and/or equipment problems that may affect production schedules. Candidate will be comfortable working in a fast paced environment. Training will be provided.

  • Inspects and cleans substrates, coating plates and/or cover plates for cleanliness, scratches and digs before applying coating. Completes rejection reports for materials that do not appear to meet MCS.
  • Work demonstrates an understanding of the basic concepts of the vacuum deposition process and thin film process and procedure.
  • Responsible for bead blasting and roughening of tooling.
  • Able to read, analyze and follow instructions on Manufacturing Control Sheet (MCS) and other work instructions. Follows design recap and produces materials that meet or exceed specifications reflected on MCS.
  • Responsible for environmental maintenance including, but not limited to clean room in both facilities.
  • Responsible for maintaining the crest line in both facilities and general facility cleanliness.
  • Performs initial spectroscopy measurements of product using spectrophotometer equipment to achieve maximum efficiency and accuracy. Completes rejection reports for materials, which do not appear to meet MCS.
  • Visually inspects finished coatings for adhesion and deterioration. Consults designated engineering staff regarding yield issues and/or product failure.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Required experience:

  • Manufacturing and Production experience preferred: 1 year

This is a full time position. Weekends may be required. Benefits available after 90 days of full time employment.

If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, please email resume and cover letter to:

Posted: August 28, 2015


Optic Shop Technician - Full Time

Responsible for polishing filters to proper thickness, parallelism and surface quality to meet or exceed demanding specifications to manufacture thin film coated optical filters.

  • Follows existing approved procedures to achieve high quality of flat, parallelism, scratch-free parts.
  • Maintains manufacturing equipment in good working condition.
  • Measures pieces to determine the polishing necessary to meet stated specifications of thickness, parallelism and surface quality.
  • Operates machines to polish to required specifications or procedures.
  • Follows Glass Order, and/or MCS carefully.
  • Measures physical dimensions to ensure that parts meet required specifications.
  • Performs computer data entry.

Requirements for this position include:

  • Interest in the operation of optical fabrication equipment and processes.
  • Work experience and proficiency with similar processes.
  • Experience in close tolerance measurement.
  • Aptitude for understanding science and mechanics.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Be flexible and a team player.

Required experience:

  • Optical fabrication experience preferred: 1 year

Benefits available after 90 days of full time employment.

If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, please email resume and cover letter to:

Posted: August 28, 2015


OEM Sales Account Manager - Full Time

The Sales Account Manager will be responsible for providing the technical and sales expertise necessary to translate customer needs into orders, generating bookings, developing and maintaining customer accounts, achieving individual sales goals, researching markets, making onsite customer visits and attending trade shows.

  • Responds to customers' requests for quotations. Aggressively assists the customer in accurately identifying requirements, matching Omega's abilities and selling the best solution.
  • Checks inventories to determine if orders can be filled with existing parts.
  • Tracks and follows up on all requests for quotes. Ensures that requests for quotes include complete and comprehensive information on customer requirements before submission to engineering, including the completion of quote checklists. Works with engineers to translate customers' requirements into orders.
  • Project manages orders, where necessary.
  • Actively seeks to identify additional products that Omega can supply with every customer contact.
  • Actively seeks to generate orders by developing and implementing sales plans, assertively approaching accounts via telephone and email, and networking to develop sales leads through Linkedin, Jigsaw, Twitter, blogs, forums and other media.
  • Researches and evaluates existing and new markets to identify potential accounts, and approaches those accounts with the purpose of generating bookings by matching customers’ requirements with Omega’s capabilities.
  • Supplies to the Director of Sales and Business Development regular reports on individual sales activity, including metrics, forecasts and reports on outreach and key accounts.
  • Completes other reports as requested.
  • Tracks information in Omega Live and Goldmine.
  • Visits Omega accounts and potential customers in an effort to generate qualified leads and stimulate requests for quotes.
  • Represents Omega at trade shows.
  • Reads trade media to keep abreast of industry trends, news and competition.
  • Actively seeks to secure business using alternative methods as defined by the Director of Sales and Business Development with a demonstrated ability to be creative in developing programs that respond to customer requirements.
  • Reports to Omega on customer needs for products, which Omega does not currently manufacture and assists in product development.
  • Completes special projects, as requested.
  • Participates in the effective operation of the sales team, ensuring efficient workflow through teamwork and continuous process improvement.
  • Provides quality service to internal and external customers by following organization standards and working closely with all other employees.

Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred. Five years of technical sales experience and a strong understanding of customer and market dynamics are necessary. Science and Engineering background a plus!

If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, please email resume and cover letter to:

Posted: January 8, 2015


Facilities Engineer/Renewable Energy Expert

Employee will be responsible for optimizing the energy flows and systems of the Delta Campus and its related facilities/entities. The vision is to explore enhancing efficiencies of using fuels and other power sources, as well as to find multiple and shared uses of energy sources, including the integration of distributed systems used for both residential and commercial applications. Employee will design and manage renewable energy projects as well as propose multiple options for optimization of complex systems such as HRV's and ERV's, chillers, ice storage units, chilled water and hot water piping systems, industrial control systems, energy modeling/monitoring and diesel electric generation plant.

Knowledge of local codes for residences and commercial facilities a plus. Systems you may be working on, designing for, installing, and commissioning:

  • HRV's and ERV's
  • Chillers
  • Ice storage
  • Chilled water and hot water piping systems
  • PV and Wind systems
  • Geothermal systems
  • VFD controls and logic systems
  • Industrial control systems and energy modeling/monitoring
  • Diesel electric generation plant
  • Absorption Cycle systems

In addition to the above the employee will assist with organizing and managing a team of local contractors to seamlessly design, install, and commission renewable and efficient energy systems in commercial facilities and residences. Knowledge of energy modeling for commercial and residential buildings a plus. NABCEP certification a plus. CEM, HERS, BPI, LEED, or equivalent certification a plus.

If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, please email resume and cover letter to:

Updated: September 2013


Who are we?

Omega Optical is an equal opportunity employer. Founded in 1969 by Robert Johnson D. Sc., President and Technical Director, Omega Optical is a leader in photonics, exploring new areas with fresh ideas, an eager team, and the latest technology to produce the best in optical Interference filters. Our products encompass many markets and applications including -- Medical Diagnostics: Point-of-Care Instrumentation, Hematology, Macular Degeneration, Real-Time Patient Monitoring, Industrial: Environmental Monitoring, Machine Vision Systems, Spectroscopy, Lasers, Color Correction, Source Leveling and more. Defense, Aerospace and Astronomy: Infra-Red Vision Systems, targeting systems, LIDAR, Conflict/Weapon Simulators, Outer Space Based Instrumentation, Ground-Based Telescope Systems, and more.

We design and produce the most diverse offering of interference filters in the industry and with over 40 years of experience partnering with researchers and instrument designers to meet their requirements. Along with our experience, we bring a corporate commitment to cooperatively explore, understand and ultimately refine solutions. This support originates with our team of Scientists, Engineers, and Industry experts from various scientific fields.

All associates and applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Omega Optical will not discriminate against employees or applicants in their employment or hiring practices because of a disability. We will make reasonable accommodations when necessary and when requested to do so, unless the accommodation(s) would impose an undue hardship.

What do we offer?

  • Child Care Subsidy
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Reimbursement
  • 401(k) Savings/Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Educational Assistance
  • Creative Work Environment