The Lab Technician will be responsible for cutting, edging, and creating prescription lenses to ensure customers can receive their new prescription glasses in a timely manner.
Coating: Specific duties include clipping, operating the coating machines and inspecting the lenses.
Finishing: beveling, mounting the lenses, edging, blocking lenses, tinting and inspecting.
Surfacing: taping and blocking the lenses, generating, polishing and lens washing.
Clipper: Clip and secure lenses into baskets to begin the coating process.
Machine Operator: Prepare and operate the coating machine to coat the lenses properly.
Load machine chemicals
Load and unload sectors with lenses
o Inspector: Inspect lenses to ensure that they are optically and cosmetically accurate.
Beveler: Utilize the bevel wheel to remove the sharp edges of the lens.
Mounter: Accurately apply drill holes to the lenses to ensure proper fit and alignment of the lenses and insert lenses into the frame while ensuring proper fit.
Edger Operator: Operate a variety of edging machines to cut lenses down to proper size and shape to fit the appropriate frame.
Finish Layout: prepare an uncut lens for the edging process by outlining the center/alignment markings and affixing the chuck/block.
Tinter: Accurately tint all lenses going through the tinting department.
Inspection: Inspect lenses and frames to ensure that they are optically and cosmetically accurate.
Surfacing Blocker: Utilize the blocking machine to accurately secure a block to all lenses going through the surfacing department. Operate taping equipment to apply protective tape to the front of the lenses.
Generator Operator: Operate the generator machine used to cut the lenses to the correct prescription.
Surface Finer/Polisher: Operate the equipment used to fine and polish all lenses going through the surfacing department.
Lens Washer: Hand wash and dry lenses followed by a brief cosmetic inspection of the lenses. Grasp lens with de-blocking cup and strike against table to remove block from lenses. Remove tape from lenses.