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Staffing - Testing Assistant
Ref No.: 17-15917
Location: Hickory, North Carolina
Fiber Optic Testing Assistant

**Non-Exempt**

Hours:
8 hours per day, 40 hours per week (first shift)
Monday - Friday,
No overtime. If there should ever be a need for OT, it needs to be pre-approved

1. Day to Day Responsibilities
• Assist in performing set up and performance verification of fiber optic testing system
• Configure product samples for environmental and mechanical testing
• Perform optical measurements using manual or automated test systems
• Program and operate environmental chambers and test equipment
• Setup/perform and track/report progress of testing as directed
• Document test results from optical fiber component testing as per documented procedures
• Conduct basic data analysis
• Draft test reports in the proper format and filed accordingly
• Assist in conducting failure mode analysis
• Perform basic troubleshooting/problem solving
• Maintain a safe, clean and organized work area

2. Required Skills
• Familiarity with computer applications such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
• Ability to complete assignments accurately and at a pre-defined schedule
• Detail oriented
• Interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
• Written/verbal communication skills
• Hands-on technical skills using test and measuring equipment

3. Desired Skills
• Highly motivated and work as a "self starter”
• Willingness to learn

4. Education/Experience
• High School diploma minimum
• Previous experience in electronics and/or fiber optics is a plus
• Experience in a laboratory environment is highly desirable

5. Additional Requirements
- Candidates must have good eye sight.
- Must have ability to handle very small, delicate parts.
- Will work using microscope via monitor.
- Must be a quick learner and have confidence in their ability.

PPE will be determined during the training process.
Shift Schedule: