The Laser Test Engineer will be required to test laser systems in a laboratory production environment and will be primarily responsible for execution, development, calibration, and documentation of a range of high power diode laser test stations as part of the production process. The role will involve the optical assembly, test and characterisation of Nd:YAG laser systems.

Teamwork, high-quality standards and excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. The Laser Test Engineer must be able to work proactively and independently.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

Carrying out high power laser diode testing including; power, spectrum, near-field and far-field beam profiling, polarization, and thermal performance on a variety of mounted and unmounted laser diode bars and chips.

  • Development and documentation of operating procedures for high power diode laser testing stations.
  • Development, execution and documentation of calibration procedures for high power diode laser testing stations.
  • Performs the set-up, calibration, testing and troubleshooting of circuits, components, instruments and mechanical assemblies.
  • Recommending solutions to technical problems
  • Analysis of testing data and presentation of complex results in a consistent and concise reporting format.
  • New test station and methodology development including integration of equipment hardware and software.
  • Manage test scheduling and results database.
  • Continuous focus on improvement of test station accuracy, repeatability, and productivity.
  • Working knowledge of measurement instrumentation such as optical power measurement heads, pulsed and CW current sources, micro-positioning and scanning systems.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills based on an analytical approach to tasks.
  • Work effectively with co-workers and others by sharing ideas in a constructive, positive manner; listening to and objectively considering ideas and suggestions from others.
  • Keeping commitments and keeping others informed of work progress and issues.
  • Applicants should ideally have a graduate degree in an experimental science or an engineering subject and be able to demonstrate good practical and problem-solving capabilities.

 

Applicants should ideally have a graduate degree in an experimental science or an engineering subject and be able to demonstrate good practical and problem-solving capabilities.  Experience with working with lasers would be beneficial.