Optical Clinic Optical Technician Jobs in Zambia

Optical Clinic Optical Technician Jobs in Zambia

  • The optical technician will prepare high-quality spectacles and lenses that meet the specifications on the prescription and to attend to all spectacle queries.

  • The ideal candidate will be customer service oriented with excellent analytical and communication skills.


    • Assist clients with insertion, removal and care of contact lenses

    • Use measuring devices to take client measurements including bridge and eye sizes, vertex distance, papillary distance, temple length, optical eye centers for sizes for eyeglasses

    • Prepare work orders to the optical laboratory that relate to the grinding and mounting of lenses in the chosen frames

    • Verify finished lens spectacles match the optical prescription and order placed

    • Make adjustments to frame and lens position to fit a client’s facial structure; shape or reshape frames by heating, shaping or bending plastic and metal frames

    • Arrange and maintain optical merchandise displays

    • Maintain records of client prescriptions, payments and work orders sent to the laboratory

    • Verification of prescriptions with the examining ophthalmologist

    • Make recommendations for specific types of lenses, lens coatings and frames according to the clients’ needs

    • Handle administrative duties that include tracking inventory, recording sales, submitting patient insurance information, bookkeeping and client records

    • Fabricate lenses in accordance with prescription requirements


    • Trade certificate is preferred in drafting, art, science, mathematics, and computer technology can increase career opportunities.

    • Minimum of two years’ work experience

    • Be confident using computer-controlled machinery and software packages.

    • Be able to work quickly and accurately and meet exacting production standards.

    • Be able to understand prescriptions and produce lenses that meet individual specifications.

    • Have good communication and customer service skills

    How to Apply

  • Applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their applications, curriculum vitae and copies of certificates to:

  • The Human Resource Manager via email:

  • northernopticians1@gmail.com

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