Tech B (Fiber Op)
Cambridge, MA 
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Job Description
Tech B (Fiber Op)
Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
Requisition ID 2023-7001

Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,800 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit

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Performs skilled laboratory work under close supervision of senior technical personnel (exempt and nonexempt). Under limited supervision, perform cleaning, maintenance, and/or calibration of laboratory and equipment requiring skilled knowledge. With adequate training and supervision, perform work of an essentially repetitive nature for production of deliverable hardware. Such work shall involve both moderately complex manual skills and highly refined manual "watchmaker" skills and the operation of moderately complex automated or semi-automated equipment. Experience with optical fiber handling, winding, routing and splicing is a plus, as is experience with optical fiber pigtailing to photonic devices and assembly of optical test platforms. With limited supervision, carefully documents their own work consistent with work unit policy in hand written form or using common computer-based software such as MS Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, etc. At the discretion of the supervisor, performs focused training to enable progression into higher skilled positions. Other temporary assignments at the discretion of the supervisor.


Required Qualifications:

Either graduation from a two-year technical school or demonstration of applicable experience is required.



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As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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