Optical Engineer CV Template

Optical engineers make use of light to be able to make lenses, equipment and tools that operate on optics. They also develop light emitting equipment such as lasers. They make and maintain this equipment to be used in different fields like in medicine and in other production industries. They need a lot of training and educational foundation in engineering to become one.

Sample Optical Engineer CV Template

Mycroft Edland

123 Primrose Street,

Nottingham, NG4 3AL

Telephone Number:  12 345 6789

Mobile Number: 07123456789

Email: medland@email.com

Career Objective

Looking for a position of an optical engineer to practice my skills and expertise in optics engineering

Educational Background

MS Photonic and Optical Engineering

University of Nottingham, 2003

BS Electrical Engineering

University of Nottingham, 2000

Work Experience

2004-present: Optical Engineer, Light Laboratories


  • Aligned, tested and maintained lenses and other optical components in equipment
  • Planned and created optical components with the appropriate materials
  • Researched on new ways to harness light energy and use it for optics advancement
  • Worked with other engineers and other professionals on the possible uses of light energy
  • Create blueprints and specifications of new equipment designs
  • Prepared monthly progress reports on projects


  • Knowledgeable with basic programming languages
  • Extensive experience on optical engineering
  • Proficient in MS Office programs
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills



  • Published four papers in engineering and optics journals
  • Graduated with highest honors in graduate school


References available upon request