Optical Laboratory Specialist (68H)
Milwaukee, WI  / Kenosha, WI  / Green Bay, WI 
Posted 17 days ago
Job Description


The optical laboratory specialist is primarily responsible for making and repairing eyeglasses that are provided for Army personnel.

Job Duties

  • Surface lens blanks, fabricates and repairs
  • Assemble prescription spectacles
  • Maintain tools and equipment


Job training for an optical laboratory apecialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 24 weeks of Advanced Individual Training, including practice in making and repairing optical devices.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Knowledge of ophthalmic optics, ocular anatomy and physiology
  • Comprehension of optical laboratory supply and administration
  • Understanding of optical laboratory procedures sufficient to completely fabricate and dispense prescription military eyewear in both office and field environments

Helpful Skills

  • Interest in biology, chemistry and industrial arts
  • Proficiency with precision tools and instruments
  • High attention to detail
  • Adept at following detailed instructions and work procedures


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full or Part Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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