Optical Filter Test Technologist

  • Company:
    Iridian Spectral Technologies
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 month ago
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Job Description

Summary statement


The primary role of the Filter Processing Technologist is to perform measurements and analyses and to make decision based on these in the pursuit of filter processing.


Major Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Performing complex and special measurements on post coating products.
  2. Performing product reliability testing of first articles and new processes and performing first article compliance checks.
  3. Advise other employees on proper procedures.
  4. Launching of work in progress by making decisions on the viability of the product to progress through to the next phase of processing.
  5. Determining annealing curves based on specifications.
  6. Loading of automated systems.
  7. Performing optical and visual inspections to ensure quality based on specifications.
  8. Preparing reports and data entry as required.
  9. May require liaising with Engineers, R&D personnel and Production supervisors on the operations, outcomes and documentation.
  10. Follows safety procedures as set out in the Health and Safety policy and internal trainings
  11. All other assigned duties.

Minimum Qualifications and Skills


  1. Graduation from a Community College in Technology or the equivalent. 
  2. Demonstrated hands-on abilities with or knowledge of Optics.
  3. Familiarity with computers and software control.
  4. Familiarity with Microsoft Excel.
  5. Ability to communicate effectively.
  6. Ability to make decisions using good judgment while lacking complete information.

Company Description

Iridian Spectral Technologies is a leading manufacturer of optical filters used in telecommunications, spectroscopy, bioscience, entertainment, space and astronomy. We manufacture all of our products in a single facility located in Ottawa.