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Job Description:

  • 1) Mounts prescription eyeglass lenses in metal, plastic, or combination frames, using handtools: Examines eyeglass prescription to determine style, color, and size of frame.

  • 2) Inspects lenses to detect flaws, such as pits, chips, and scratches.

  • 3) Holds and turns lenses against grinding wheel to remove flaws.

  • 4) Assembles eyeglass frame and attaches ornaments, shields, nose pads, and temple pieces, using pliers and screwdrivers.

  • 5) Drills holes in lenses for mounting on rimless frames, using diamond drill.

  • 6) Immerses plastic frame rims in hot salt solution to soften rims or stretches rims, using hot, metal cone.

  • 7) Inserts and aligns lenses in frame.

  • 8) Verifies frame dimensions and alignment of lenses, using protractor, ruler, and straightedge.

  • 9) Turns lenses in frame to correct alignment, using padded pliers.

  • 10) Immerses plastic frames in cold water to set plastic around lenses.

  • 11) Tightens screws to hold lenses in metal frames.

  • 12) Examines lenses under polarized light to detect stress caused by overtightening screws and adjusts screws as necessary.

  • 13) Heats plastic frame bridge and bends frame according to prescription specifications, using fingers and handtools.

  • 14) Immerses plastic frames in dye for specified period to color frames.

  • 15) Solders broken metal bridges and replaces damaged temples to repair frames, using soldering iron and handtools.

  • 16) Cleans and polishes finished eyeglasses, using cloth and solvent.

  • 17) May be designated according to type frame mounted as Metal-Frame Inserter; Plastic-Frame Inserter; or according to part assembled as Trim Mounter II.




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Job Number: 5858