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Job Description:

  • 1) Locates and marks centers, axes, and terminal points on ophthalmic lens blanks, draws reference lines, and writes specifications to guide workers who surface or finish lenses: Reads work order to ascertain lens specifications.

  • 2) Examines lens blank to ensure freedom from defects and to verify color and size specifications.

  • 3) Positions lens blank to be surfaced on protractor and marks center, direction of cylinder axis, and position of reading lens segment.

  • 4) Mounts lens blank to be finished in optical centering and power determining instrument and adjusts dials to align and focus target.

  • 5) Compares dial readings with work order to ensure lens blank has been surfaced to meet power and axis specifications.

  • 6) Rejects defective lenses.

  • 7) Depresses marking device on instrument to mark optical center and horizontal axis of lens blank.

  • 8) Writes specifications on lens blank to guide lens fabricating workers.

  • 9) May be designated according to department worked in as Bench-Lay-Out Technician; Surface-Lay-Out Technician.




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Job Number: 5793