Travis Association for the Blind/Austin Lighthouse
  • 24-Nov-2022 to 24-Dec-2022 (CST)
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Paid medical stipend, PTO, Vacation, Birthdays, 403b retirement.


Travis Association for the Blind/Austin Lighthouse (TAB) a non-profit organization, was founded in 1934 by Dr. Henry L. Hilgartner and other civic-minded citizens of Austin to provide a setting where blind men and women could come to learn skills and create products that were sold door to door.

Today, Travis Association for the Blind stays true to the mission established in 1934 by providing opportunities for economic and personal independence for people who are blind, visually impaired, or deaf blind by creating, sustaining, and improving employment. We continue to grow and expand the services we provide to blind Texans.

Our Core Values guide us in everything we do: LIGHT: Leadership, Integrity, Growth & Innovation, Heart, and Teamwork.

TAB offers a variety of benefits to include: 403(b) retirement plan; health insurance; dental insurance; vision insurance; employee assistance program; life insurance; paid time off; paid holidays; employee appreciation events; and more.


  • Completion of inspection reports, checklist and other quality related documents.
  • Perform QC inspections in:
    • Receiving, including the sorting and classification of items
    • Shipping
    • Warehousing (Cycle count recounts, Put-away audits etc.)
    • Checking in work order kits
    • Customer Returns
  • Quarantine items as needed
  • Filing of documents
  • Inspections: Production, QC Receiving/Shipping, Reworks
  • Assist Production with QC matters
  • Complies with and assists other employees understand and comply with TAB's policies and procedures.
  • Behaves in accordance with the key behaviors aligned with TAB's Core Values of Leadership, Integrity, Growth & Innovation, Heart and Teamwork (LIGHT).
  • Other duties as assigned

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of production process, quality control, and other techniques for ensuring compliance to the Company's Quality Management System.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of measuring devices and to make sure calibration is current.
  • Complex problem solving
  • Troubleshooting
  • Quality control analysis
  • Critical thinking
  • Time management
  • Technical writing
  • Detailed oriented
  • The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
  • The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns.
  • The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
  • The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
  • The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing or in alternative form.
  • Demonstrates sound work ethics
  • Possesses cultural awareness and sensitivity

Supervisory Responsibility

  • None

Communication & Contacts Required

  • Employees, departments, and managers

Decision Making/Judgment Required

  • Makes decisions as per Standard Operation Procedures and Company Policies

Minimum Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or GED

Physical Requirements

With or without reasonable accommodation, employees in this position must be able to:

  • Prolonged periods of working on a computer
  • Ability to be in a stationary position stand for 7-8 hours
  • Ability to lift/move up to 10-25 lbs. at times
  • Ability to bend, stoop, squat, adjust position for 20% of time
  • Have strong dexterity capabilities to grasp, assemble, and manipulate objects.
  • Ability to work in conditions with varying temperature, including cold and/or heat



  • Background Check and Drug Screen required
  • Confirmation of COVID-19 Vaccination Status (or approved Accommodation Request)
  • Internal and external applicants accepted
  • Verifiable documentation of ability to work in the US

Individuals who are blind or visually impaired are encouraged to apply


TAB provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, TAB complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

EEO is the law. To review your rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, please visit:

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