Join National Dentex - a leading healthcare organization specializing in the dental industry. We offer a full spectrum of specialized products, services, and technologies to address any dental restoration need. Currently, we have 60 labs throughout the country. Our team is growing, and we are hiring a number of key positions within our organization including this opportunity at Dynamic Dental Solutions in Jacksonville, FL for a Fixed Contour/Porcelain Technician.
The regular hours for this position are from 8:00AM to 4:00PM, Monday through Friday, and subject to change from time to time.
This is a full-time position featuring employee benefits including: health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance; paid holiday, vacation, and sick time; 401K with company contribution; and tuition reimbursement!
Primary Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions of the Position:
Read prescriptions and specifications received from dentist
Choose correct porcelain
Build to correct contour, blend and occlusion
Fire at the correct temperature and for the appropriate amount of time
Add on when necessary
Steam clean required items
Place units back onto dies, back onto models
Return items to proper pan
Complete cases according to work ticket schedule, notify supervisor of late cases
Scan and initial cases as required
Accurately complete all functions which have been designated to the Contour position when manufacturing fixed appliances.
Review final work and check completely that all quality standards have been met.
Assist in Quality control of sister labs units and perform corrections as needed.
Occasionally perform shading, waxing, and tooth tattooing
Clean work area daily
Follow all safety rules and regulations as well as standard operating procedures
Perform other duties as required and assigned.
Skills and Abilities Required:
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English
Ability to work closely with others and share equally in the workload.
Ability to make decisions within this position involving deviation from standard operating procedures must be addressed with immediate supervisor and/or department head. This includes the rejection of late cases and those not acceptable to standards.
Minimum Education and Experience Required:
Required: High school diploma or GED equivalent or sufficient work experience in dental technology.
This technician has a minimum of 5 years of experience and is skilled in one or more of the skills associated with a Dental Laboratory Technician.
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