Laurel Hill Center
  • 17-Sep-2018 to 16-Nov-2018 (PST)
  • Optical Lab
  • Eugene, OR, USA
  • $10.25 - $17.01 DOE
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Not Benefit Eligible

Laurel Hill Center is seeking a part time Optical lab technician to join our team. To be eligible for this position, you must have a documented qualifying disability.

SWEEP Optical produces eyewear for Oregon state agencies, OHP participants, and wholesale customers.  The Lead Technician maintains equipment, provides technical skills, and trains other staff within the lab to ensure the production of quality eyewear within specifications of contracts and SWEEP policies.

Job Responsibilities:        

  Keep equipment and work area clean

  Complete initial QA and check-in lenses

  Complete surface room layout and blocking

  Use generators to cut lenses to prescribed curves

  Perform refining and polishing of lenses


  Hard-coat and/or tint lenses

  Assemble and align edged lenses into frames

  Complete final checkout and quality control

  Other duties as assigned

  Universal Job Expectations




Required Skills:

    • Ability to operate machinery and assemble product independently, to productivity standards
    • Fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and attention to detail
    • Ability to use small hand tools, including eye glass screwdrivers, to assemble and correctly align 15-20 jobs per hour
    • Prioritize tasks, manage competing demands, adapt to changing work environment, and handle unexpected events
    • Follow directions of manager and lead technicians, including safety rules and regulations
    • Work and communicate professionally with others within a confined space
    • Read and recognize numbers
    • Ability to sit or stand continuously for 2-4 hours at a time
    • Ability to lift 30 pounds
    • Ability to tolerate moderate noise levels and heat from machinery in work area
    • Pass drug screening and criminal history check


Laurel Hill Center's SWEEP (Supported Work Experience & Employment Program) Optical is a state certified Qualified Rehabilitation Program.  For those requesting preference due to a disability, documentation of a qualified disability is required at time of hire.  Acceptable source of disability per OAR 125-055-0017 (1):

  • Documentation of a disability from social security
  • Completed DAS form of a disability from an Oregon licensed medical professional
  • A letter from the United States Veterans Administration stating eligible for vocational rehabilitation services due to a disability
  • Documentation from a Qualified Mental Health Professional of having a mental illness
  • Documentation from DHS or a DHS community Developmental Disability Program of a current disability
  • Documentation from the Oregon Commission for the Blind of a disability
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