Optical Tech Job in Mountain Brook, AL

at Alabama Vision Center

Eyecare or Optical experience preferred but not required, willing to train for the right candidate! 

An Optician is trained to dispense and fit glasses and contacts, working from the prescriptions written by optometrists. They take into account patient’s facial features, occupation, and habits to assist them in choosing the best eyeglass frames, lenses, and lens coatings to fit their needs, while also achieving monthly sales goals and excellent patient care.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide exceptional customer service at all times to both external and internal patients
  • Able to operate the manual lensometer
  • Assist patients in selecting frames according to style and color, coordinating frames with facial and eye measurements and optical prescriptions
  • Educate and recommend specific lenses, lens coatings, and frame to suit patient needs
  • Continue to be educated on current brand knowledge
  • Accurately collect measurements such as bridge, eye size, temple length and seg heights, vertex distance, pupillary distance
  • Dispense patient orders and repair and adjust patient frames
  • Ability to identify and resolve patient concerns through trouble shooting

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work Saturdays 
  • Desire to gain industry knowledge and training
  • Demonstrates initiative in accomplishing practice goals
  • Ability to grow, adapt, and accept change
  • Consistently creating a positive work environment by being team-oriented and patient-focused  
  • Ability to interact with all levels of employees in a courteous, professional manner at all times

Education and/or Experience  

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED);
  • One year optical experience required 

 

Physical Demands  

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

If you need assistance with this application, please contact (636) 227-2600

Please do not contact the office directly – only resumes submitted through this website will be considered.

 

EyeCare Partners is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.