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Laguna Niguel, CA

Salary: $14 to $15/hour (DOE)
Date Posted: February 8, 2018
Job Type: Temporary to Hire
Job ID: 298756

Job Description

A technology company based in Laguna Niguel is seeking a Fiber Optic Assembler for their Fiber Optic Connectors and Cable Assemblies.  No specific experience is necessary and training will be provided. The scope of this position involves preparing the work area, verifying materials received with the work order, measuring and cutting fiber optic cable, precision assembly of optical components, terminating fiber optic connectors, operating curing ovens, crimping strain reliefs, polishing (hand and/or machine), testing, heat shrinking/labeling, and packaging. There's also a position available in the lensing department for someone with medical device experience.

The hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30AM to 4PM (with some flexibility in the schedule). This is a temp to hire position and the pay ranges from $14 to $15, based on experience.

General Responsibilities:

  • Assemble a wide variety of products with attention to detail
  • Precise handling of very small parts
  • Use hand tools and electronic/pneumatic tools
  • Responsible for keeping equipment and work area clean and safe
  • Willingness to assist with special projects as required
  • Comply with all safety recommendations and requirements


  • Previous experience with fiber optics is desirable, but is not required
  • Experience assembling products requiring delicate/precise handwork and assembly is preferred
  • Working experience in a similar role is desirable
  • Ability to handle delicate components with extreme care
  • Preference will be given to those who can assemble or sub-assemble products according to written or oral instructions, or by following drawings or diagrams
  • Excellent manual dexterity
  • Ability to read/comprehend, write, and communicate orally in English
  • Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division)
  • Dependability is extremely important in this position
  • Ability to do multiple jobs based on direction provided by supervisor
  • Willingness to work overtime and/or weekends as needed
  • A flexible, proactive, "can-do" attitude