National Dentex Dental Lab Technician II (Implant Support) in Dubuque, Iowa
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 NDX Oral Arts Dental Lab in Dubuque, Iowa for a Dental Lab Technician II.
The regular hours for this position are from 7:30AM 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 Functions of the Position:
QC Incoming work (i.e, check impressions for completeness and accuracy; bite is adequate; read prescription, examine materials, ensure case is scheduled accurately
Conduct primary and secondary steps of Implant fabrication
Load impressions with Implant parts
Check model work for proper analog placement
Order Implant parts for cases; maintain inventory
Adjust abutments, as needed
Anodize abutments, as required
Case planning for implant cases with internal team members
Support production efficiency by taking ownership of technical Implant follow-up items with customers and team
Design CAD/CAM abutments and bars
Construct positioners, as needed
Maintain clean work area
Die trim functions
QC Outgoing work (i.e, Read prescription and work ticket to insure case is made to the customers desire. Which includes, case specific instruction; preferences; correct materials used; all cases adhere to Oral Arts Quality Assurance Standards.
All other duties as assigned.
Skills and Abilities Required:
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English
Basic computer knowledge
Work experience using CAD/CAM technology to fabricate Implant dental restorations
Strong spatial ability, good eye-hand coordination, excellent perception skills and attention to details
Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve
Logical, analytical thinker with the ability to process information and formulate decisions
Excellent communication skills – ability to listen and assess situations involving customers and internal team members
High level of organizational skills; able to multi-task
Skilled in one or more areas associated with Fixed Department functions
Minimum Education and Experience Required:
- High school diploma or GED equivalent
Hazardous Materials or Equipment Used:
Motorized hand piece
Anodizing equipment and liquids
Must be able to sit for long durations of time.
Required to sit, stand, walk and/or reach
Able to lift up to 50 lbs. on occasion
Vision capabilities: depth perception, color
Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
- High School or Equivalent or better
- 1 year: Dental Lab Technician Experience
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)