Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians


Cut, grind, and polish eyeglasses, contact lenses, or other precision optical elements. Assemble and mount lenses into frames or process other optical elements. Includes precision lens polishers or grinders, centerer-edgers, and lens mounters.
Also called: Lab Technician (Laboratory Technician), Optical Lab Technician (Optical Laboratory Technician), Optical Technician, Surfacing Technician

Knowledge:

    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Business
  • customer service

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • reading work related information
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • keep your arm or hand steady
  • put together small parts with your fingers
    Verbal
  • read and understand what is written

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Self Control
  • Concern for Others
  • Persistence

Technology:

    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Medical software
  • Electronic medical record EMR software
    Electronic mail software
  • Microsoft Outlook

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    some college
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