Entry-Level Engineer (Optics) in Middlefield, CT at Volt

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

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    Direct Hire
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    $0.0 - $65000.0/Year
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an Entry-Level (Applications, Optics, Lasers, Physics, Metrology) Engineer for a direct-hire (permanent) position in Middlefield, CT.

Fresh Grads!! If you have worked in a lab or on a capstone project, submit a resume and cover letter that tells us about a team project related to optics, lasers, metrology applications that took more than a month. No hands-on experience required.

In this position you will work under general supervision in support of the company's Laser Interferometer and 3D Profilometer product lines with responsibilities in worldwide product and applications support, new applications and customization of existing products to suit customer requirements.


You will interface with engineering, marketing, sales and management to ensure successful application of our instruments in a wide range of projects and industries.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • conducting in-house or on-site product demonstrations with the support of the sales staff.
  • technical training and instruction to customers and potential customers in the use of our products that ensures their success with metrology challenges.
  • assist customers in making optimal use of the company's equipment through the design of test setups, software setup, and training for the specific application or custom solution.
  • troubleshoot existing customer application problems and follow up to ensure product or application problems have been resolved.

In this exciting role, you will:

  • keep abreast of new industry developments, trends, techniques and applications in related industries.
  • recommend to engineering and marketing for consideration ideas that appear to have sufficient market potential.
  • follow in detail the status of established products, their market potential and standing, and competitors' activities.
  • assess performance of products from a user's point of view.
  • Drawing on this knowledge, you will create collateral for both marketing and internal training on specific applications and metrology systems.


  • BS Degree in a Technology related major (Optics, EE, ME, Physics, etc.) is required.
  • Familiarity with optical metrology instrument operation and application is a plus.
  • Programming skills desired, Python experience a plus.
  • Excellent customer interaction skills along with good written and oral communication skills.
  • Travel (approximately 30%) is required.
  • U.S. Citizenship required

Salary: $58,000.00 to $65,000.00 /year

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.