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.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities of the Job
Under direct supervision:
• Fabricates and tests cable assemblies following blueprints specifications, using measuring instruments, hand tools and machines.
• Reads and interprets blueprints, work orders and specifications to define sequence of operations, type & size of cable fittings required, quantity and finished dimensions.
• Measures & cuts cable to required length, considering cable stretch metal flow resulting from swaging operations, using cable cutter or saw.
• Selects installs dies, jigs, shims, or other accessories in swaging machine, using hand tools.
• Assembles fitting onto cable in specified location.
•Must be able to read blueprints and interpret complicated specifications.
•Must have extensive understanding of complex mechanical assembly, cable assembly and module assemble.
•Understand and operate various hand and power tools involved in assemble and cable making.
•Willingness to assist assemble team with other duties as required.
Minimum job requirements (including degrees, licenses and/or certifications):
•High School Diploma or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 4 years of related experience.
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.