Laser Technician – Daylight Solutions – San Diego, CA

Laser Technician
Daylight Solutions
2 reviews

San Diego, CA
The Manufacturing Laser Technician (LRU) at Daylight Solutions will be responsible for material preparation, electro-optical-mechanical assembly, alignment, test and calibration in a manufacturing environment. The candidate will also perform rework on assemblies and/or systems in response to failures and nonconformance. This position requires a self-motivated, ambitious technician with the ability to work in a busy and rapidly evolving manufacturing environment.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Under some supervision, build and test electro-optical assemblies, and laser systems to meet performance specifications.
  • Set-up and align optical diagnostic equipment given test requirements.
  • Troubleshoot and perform problem isolation on modules and sub-assembly components.
  • Collect and evaluate test and build data to ensure process control and product quality based on specific procedures and processes.
  • Maintain data systems to record and report test results.
  • Provide technical input and suggestions on process/procedural improvements.
  • Analyze equipment performance and schedule maintenance and calibration as required.
  • Utilize online databases to transact material, and review drawings and bills of material.
  • Perform failure analysis and determine root cause with minimal instructions.
  • Able to work extended hours if necessary.
  • Maintain a professional work space and environment.


  • AS degree or comparable level laser or optics courses is required.
  • 3 years experience in laser, photonics or high technology manufacturing is required.
  • Familiarity with clean room protocol desired.
  • Proficient hand soldering skills desired.
  • Previous experience with Mid-IR lasers, work at a start-up company, and/or work on new products is beneficial.
  • Currently active SECRET level security clearance or active within the previous 2 years preferred. Must be a U.S. Citizen and able to obtain/maintain a SECRET level security clearance.
  • Great opportunity for growth, great benefits in an excellent working environment!
  • Daylight Solutions is an EOE/AA Employer and E-Verify participant. M/F/V/D.

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