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National Dentex Dental Lab Technician II 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 Laboratory in Dubuque, Iowa for a Dental Lab Technician II (Removable Prep).

The regular hours for this position are from 7:00AM 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 Functions of the Position:

  • Bead and pour impressions

  • Set bites

  • Articulate models

  • Make duplicate models

  • Pushing and pulling cart of work around the work area

  • Read prescriptions and specifications received from dentist.

  • Ensure that all steps and technical team policies (TTPs) are followed, in order, to ensure consistent, accurate results.

  • Review final work and check completely that all quality standards have been met before passing the work to the next technician.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Good hand-eye coordination, good manual dexterity, excellent perception skills and the strong ability to pay close attention to details.

  • Ability to read, listen, comprehend, retain and execute on written and verbal instructions

  • High level of organizational skills with the ability to prioritize work

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to trouble shoot and problem solve using past experience and success to gauge the best steps on future cases.

  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English

Minimum Education and Experience Required:

  • Required: High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Must have 12 months of experience as a Dental Laboratory Technician and is skilled in one or more of the tasks associated with a Dental Laboratory Technician.

Hazardous Materials or Equipment Used:

  • Wet grinder

  • Sharp tools/Instruments

  • Investment material

  • Hot glue gun

  • Bunsen burner

  • Lathe

  • Hand piece

  • Hydrocolloid machine

Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, and/or reach.

  • Exhibit fine motor skills and/or perform repetitive motions.

  • Read and interpret prescriptions and other required documentation.

  • Ability to effectively communicate technical information.

Vision capabilities:

  • depth perception

  • attention to detail and/or color.




  • 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

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group



  • High School or Equivalent or better

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)