Optical Technician

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Isobella Guldner

isobella.guldner@gmail.com | (197) 460-2338 | Oxford, MS


I am an expert Optical Technician with over three years of experience in the field. I have a strong background in repairing and maintaining optical equipment, as well as performing quality control checks. My skills include soldering, splicing, and troubleshooting optics-related issues. In addition to my technical abilities, I also have excellent customer service skills and am able to work independently or as part of a team.


Lead Optical Technician at Walmart Vision Center, MSApr 2022 - Present

  • Fabricated and aligned over 1,000 optical components with a precision of +/- 0.002 mm.
  • Coordinated the work of 4 technicians on a daily basis.
  • Trained 2 new technicians in alignment procedures.
  • Completed all assigned tasks ahead of schedule for 3 months in a row.
  • Reduced production costs by 10% through process improvements.

Optical Technician at Pearle Vision, MSSep 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Successfully completed training and certification program to become an Optical Technician.
  • Became certified in ophthalmic optics and gained knowledge of vision science, anatomy and physiology of the eye, contact lenses, frame selection, dispensing procedures, and basic math skills needed for the occupation.
  • Worked with customers on a daily basis to help them select the best eyeglass frames and lenses that met their individual needs.
  • Performed computerized measurements of patients' eyes using state-of-the-art equipment.
  • Filled out paperwork accurately and completely following each customer interaction.


Associate of Applied Science in Optical Technology at Mississippi State UniversitySep 2014 - May 2019

I have learned how to work with and understand optical equipment and theories.


  • Optical fiber
  • Splicing
  • Termination
  • Connectorization
  • Testing equipment operation and maintenance
  • Fiber optic cable installation in various environments
  • Understanding of optical networking

Mozella Blissit

mozella.blissit@gmail.com | (183) 811-2877 | 1060 W Addison St, Chicago, IL 60613, USA


As an optical technician with over three years of experience, I have developed a keen eye for detail and a strong understanding of the inner workings of optical equipment. I am skilled in performing repairs and adjustments on all types of optical devices, from simple eyeglasses to complex microscopes. My precision work has resulted in satisfied customers who rely on me to keep their vision clear. In addition to my technical skills, I am also personable and able to quickly build rapport with clients. This combination of skills makes me an asset to any optometry practice or laboratory.


Lead Optical Technician at Visionworks, IDMar 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 3 technicians in the development and implementation of an automated lens measurement system that increased efficiency by 30%.
  • Developed and implemented a new cleaning procedure for optical lenses that reduced defects by 25%.
  • Trained 2 new technicians on proper use of equipment and safety procedures.
  • Completed over 1,000 lens measurements per week with 97% accuracy.
  • Maintained cleanliness and organization of work area to ensure safety standards were met.

Optical Technician at Idaho Eye Pros, IDAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Completed daily tasks with minimal errors.
  • Assembled 100+ optical components per day.
  • Inspected and tested finished products for quality control.
  • Packaged and labeled completed orders for shipping.
  • Maintained cleanliness of work area throughout the shift.
  • Followed all safety procedures while working with delicate equipment.


Associate of Applied Science in Optical Technology at North Idaho College, Coeur d'Alene, IDSep 2015 - May 2019

Some skills I've learned are identifying different optical materials, understanding the principles of light, and being able to fabricate and test various optical devices.


  • Optical fiber
  • Lasers
  • Optics
  • Photonics
  • Fiber optics
  • Optical engineering
  • Telecommunications