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Job Description

Job Number
Job Title
Test Technician C
MPP : Communication / High Power
Palo Alto, CA
Perform vacuum tube electrical and RF testing, tuning and optimization on a variety of tube types within a product line per written procedures or instructions using both manual and automated test equipment.

Set-up and modification of test stations and equipment as required by test procedures and instructions.

Record and organize test data per engineering and manufacturing documentation.

Perform some mechanical assembly and measurements per engineering drawings or instructions using hand-tools.

Troubleshoot tubes and test equipment with general supervision or engineering direction.

Work in a rapidly changing manufacturing environment with specific production objectives for cycle-time and throughput.

Work to specific safety, quality and security requirements and instructions.

Maintain assigned work areas in a clean and orderly manner.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. AS degree in Electronics is preferred.

Familiarity with high voltage equipment and safety practices is preferred.

Good communications skills.

US citizenship and the ability to receive a DOD security clearance is required.

Familiarity with microwave/RF test and measurement equipment techniques a plus.

Able to work overtime and weekends.

CPI values the contributions of a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer.

This position requires potential access to technology controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The successful candidate must be a “U.S. Person” as defined under ITAR and EAR. In order to be a U.S. Person for ITAR and EAR purposes, you must (i) be a citizen or national of the United States; or (ii) be a lawful permanent resident of the United States; or (iii) have been admitted to the United States as a refugee, or have been granted asylum.