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Job Description

Job Number
21-13
Job Title
Senior Maintenance Mechanic
Department
MPP : Facilities
Location
Palo Alto, CA
Description
Company:

Communications & Power Industries (CPI), headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is a global manufacturer of electronic components and subsystems focused primarily on communications and defense markets. With a heritage of technological excellence that spans decades, CPI develops, manufactures and globally distributes innovative and reliable technology solutions used in the generation, amplification, transmission and reception of microwave signals for commercial and military applications. CPI serves customers in the communications, defense, medical, industrial and scientific markets. The company has manufacturing locations in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia, and sales, service and engineering offices around the world.

Job Duties:

• This is a temporary position that has the potential to become full-time.
• Perform a variety of more difficult and complex mechanical maintenance and repair of building heating, cooling and ventilation.
• Operates, troubleshoots and repairs a wide variety of utility equipment.
• Works independently using any required tools and equipment
following general to limited instructions.
• May assist in training less skilled maintenance mechanics.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.
Requirements
• High school graduate or equivalent and four years of mechanic apprenticeship or trade school training as a maintenance and repair mechanic or six years industrial mechanic experience.
• Minimum of two years of experience repairing factory equipment.
• Must be able to make connections with copper piping.
• General plumbing skills are required.
• Good mechanical skills and manual dexterity a must.

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) a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

CPI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.