We are seeking a Fabrication Technician to support our client in the Massachusetts area (contract-to-hire). This position will set-up and operate machining and fabrication equipment in the fabrication department. This person will work with single crystal material as a Production Technician Machinist in an optics manufacturing environment and will perform a variety of tasks in support of the fabrication of crystal products to MIL and ISO specifications. There is a focus on fabricating, machining and polishing crystal products to required specifications. This position requires hands-on experience working with various machine tools, inspection and lab-related equipment. Successful candidate will receive training and instruction which will allow them to evaluate work to be done, design operation flow, operate machine tools and inspect, measure and report results accordingly.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Receives training on crystal properties, machine tools, machining processes and fabrication protocols.

  • Utilizes training to work and operate machine tools independently while maintaining standard operating procedures.

  • Evaluates crystals, desired specifications and available machining processes for achieving desired product form factor.

  • Develops the necessary machining operation processes to yield desired geometry, surfaces and orientation results.

  • Carries out machining and test product to achieve and confirms desired product specifications.

  • Designs, develops and/or orders appropriate tooling in support of machine tool operation steps.

  • Sets up, operates, and maintains machine tools, e.g., lathes, core drills, surface grinders, OD grinders.

  • Uses X-Ray systems and goniometer to measure crystalline orientation. Calculates necessary adjustments and implement machining process to yield desired orientation results

  • Maintains cleanliness and orderliness of product, equipment, tools, supplies, and inventory points within a work cell. machine tools and inspect, measures and reports results accordingly.


  • Vocational high school/trade school graduate or high school and equivalent related experience.

  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years in a technical or industrial environment.

  • Machining experience with the ability to run multiple machines at one time.

  • Fabricating and polishing experience highly preferred.

  • Must be able to work well both independently and as a team player and posses a strong work ethic with a desire to learn.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Nesco Resource is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.

Associated topics: aesthetics, architect, architectural, draftsman, draw, fabricate, fabrication, proposal, solutions, vision

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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