Engineering Electro-Optic Integration Summer Intern

    • Job Tracking ID: 512256-605193
    • Job Location: West Henrietta, NY
    • Job Level: Student/Internship
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Internship
    • Date Updated: January 22, 2018
    • Years of Experience: College
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:



Engineering Electro-Optic Integration Summer Intern



Reports to

Prototype Group Manager


Job Summary:

The primary responsibilities are to assist in Optical, electro-optical and supporting equipment design, debugging and integration with supporting documentation. The intern operates as part of a team, interfacing with optical, mechanical, and system engineers. Good problem-solving and communication skills are required, along with a strong results-oriented work ethic. The individual should be able to read and understand data sheets, manuals, and mechanical drawings. He/She must have the ability to work independently, prioritize tasks and push hard to meet deadlines.


Summary of Essential Job Duties:

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Manages engineering integration technical content.


New product lab resourcing, ensures equipment meets needs of product


Qualifications and Competencies:

Knowledge & Skills:

Second to third year in Bachelors (4 year) program in Electro Optical Technology or other Engineering/Technology discipline require

- Candidate MUST be creative and have ability to solve technical problems

- Knowledge in the area of integration and debugging of Electro Optics.

- Experience in working with Optical Assemblies and associated lab equipment.

- Proficient in use of standard electronic equipment such as Oscilloscope, Volt Meter, Lab computer.

- Camera or Video experience.

- Experience with Schematics and BOMS.

- Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite. 

ust be able to effectively communicate technical detail and concepts. Candidate will interface with other engineers on both an individual basis and in small groups.

Educational Requirements:

Candidate must be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university with major study in engineering, physical science, mathematics, computer science, or other field of science. Degree programs must be accredited by the Department of Education. Preferred majors are optics, optical engineering, imaging science, electrical engineering, and physics.

Work Requirements:


Candidate must be a US citizen or Permanent Resident: In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand: use hands to fingers, handle or feel: and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch: and talk and hear.
  • The job may involve prolong periods of sitting/standing.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. May involve prolonged periods of magnified inspection (eye strain)
  • Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp.
  • The employee is frequently required to use the computer.

Work Environment:

  • Generally works in a clean environment and works to maintain the environment as such.
  • May require area specific safety training, and safety Glasses are required in some areas
  • Daily work will primarily be in an office environment with occasional trips to manufacturing. The noise level in the work environment may occasionally be loud.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne paper particles.


This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


Rochester Precision Optics is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people.


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