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Manufacturing Optician Vision Services Burtonsville Burtonsville, MD



Description

To manufacture eyeglasses to the prescription of the member as given by the Vision Services provider.

Essential Functions:
- In Bench Area: First inspection of lenses to verify that the lenses were accurately manufacturer as specified on the job ticket.
- Block lenses prior to edging according to the spotted axis.
- Performs lens-edging activities by the use of precision measuring and edging equipment, hand grinding machines and specialty tools in accordance with professional standards for accuracy and quality.
- Mounts lenses into frame, aligning bifocals and axis, and checking for four-point alignment on plan frames.
- Tints or UV coats lenses according to work order specifications.
- Perform final inspection to verify that the prescription was accurately manufactured according to the job ticket and meets ANSI standards.
- Performs routine housekeeping duties such as cleaning, labeling, stocking and/or restocking of products, keeping all areas of the lab clean, free from clutter, and in an orderly manner.
- Fills in for contact lens distribution as needed.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the optical lab manager or his/her assistant.
- In Surface Area: Accurately blocks lenses according to job ticket.
- Generates lenses to the correct curve as specified on job ticket.
- Picks correct tool for each eye as specified on the job ticket.
- Polishes lenses for pre-determined amount of time following all set procedures.
- De-blocks and thoroughly cleans all blocking residue from lenses.
- Inspects lenses for cosmetic flaws and Rx accuracy.
- Backsides coat specified lens material.
- Performs routine housekeeping duties such as cleaning, labeling, stocking and/or restocking of products, keeping all areas of the lab clean, free from clutter, and in an orderly manner.
- Fills in for contact lens distribution as needed.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the optical lab manager or designee.


Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:
Experience
- Two (2) years of experience as a manufacturing eyewear required.
Education
- High School Graduate or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
- ABO certification in good standing required for new hires or obtained within one (1) year of hire.
- ABO certification in good standing required or obtained NLT Dec 31, 2013 for current employees.

Additional Requirements:
- General knowledge of optical theory, optical practices, and national standards for accuracy and quality required.
- Ability to be attentive to detail required.
- Ability to stand for duration of shift required.
- Ability to lift and carry up to 100 pounds required.
- Good hand/eye coordination required.

Preferred Qualifications:
- N/A


Primary Location: Maryland,Burtonsville,Vision Services Burtonsville 4000 Blackburn Ln.

Scheduled Hours (1-40): 40

Shift: Variable

Working Days: Variable

Schedule: Full-time

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group: OPEIU - Local 2

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job: Optical Services

Public Department Name: Optical Laboratory


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

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