CPI, Communication and Power Industries

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.

Sep 09, 2022
Full time
$23.00 - $27.00 hourly
CPI, Communication and Power Industries Palo Alto, CA, USA
JOB DUTIES   Supports manufacturing processes   Performs sputtering, honing, inspection, fixture assembly and furnace operations   Works with and supports engineers and production schedulers to meet production demands   Responsible for reporting any equipment material assembly issues to engineering/supervisors   QUALIFICATIONS   Requires a minimum of three (3) years directly related experience.  HS diploma or associate degree   Experience in operating vacuum coating equipment, basic understanding of vacuum technology and thin film preferred   Must be able to read and understand mechanical assembly drawings  Proficient in MS Word/Excel  Must have strong organization skills, good communication skills  Able to work independently, flexible with working extended hours if needed  When applying, please note that you saw the job posted on the NOVAworks Job Board. If...
Sep 09, 2022
Full time
$26.00 - $30.00 hourly
CPI, Communication and Power Industries Palo Alto, CA, USA
JOB DUTIES   • 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.   QUALIFICATIONS • AA degree in a related...
Sep 09, 2022
Full time
$28.00 - $33.00 hourly
CPI, Communication and Power Industries Palo Alto, CA, USA
JOB DUTIES: • Performs difficult electronic, mechanical, technical tasks such as constructing, troubleshooting, calibrating, adjusting, testing, repairing, and maintaining electronic and mechanical equipment, tubes, microwave products, electro-mechanical devices, components, and systems. Works from schematics, engineering drawings, written or verbal instructions. • Conducts testing of electronic and mechanical systems and improvises procedures and standards as necessary. • Develops and modifies electronic and mechanical products and equipment to company or customer requirements. • Operates related electronic and mechanical equipment necessary to construct, test, troubleshoot, repair, process, and maintain specific products and equipment. • Prepares and assists in determining prescribed compound and solutions for use in processing, etching, and metalizing materials. • Evaluates various types of electronic or mechanical products and equipment and...
Sep 09, 2022
Full time
$16.00 - $22.00 hourly
CPI, Communication and Power Industries Palo Alto, CA, USA
PRIMARY FUNCTION: To perform routine operations employing hydrogen furnaces and related equipment under moderate supervision and with defined procedures. The job requires the use of horizontal and vertical furnaces, metal rods, racks and trays, flow meters, optical pyrometers, electric timers, face masks, gloves, and other protective equipment. JOB DUTIES: • Operates horizontal and/or vertical type hydrogen furnaces and related equipment, for brazing various assemblies and fixtures. • Performs routine operations under moderate supervision and following defined procedures. • Uses Kardex files to cross reference job order instructions to ensure compatibility, bringing up variances to the attention of the supervisor. • Maintains detailed records of procedures employed for each firing • Uses tools and related equipment with competency • Identifies problems and makes minor corrections to equipment malfunctions • May perform simple...
Sep 09, 2022
Full time
$22.00 - $24.00 hourly
CPI, Communication and Power Industries Palo Alto, CA, USA
JOB DUTIES: Prepares surfaces to be painted requiring manual tasks such as grinding, sanding, metal treating, masking, and priming. Works from production documentation and verbal instructions to HVLP spray paint components, assemblies, and finished products using siphon, pump pressure, or hand-operated equipment. Performs a variety of assignments such as constructing, testing, repairing, trouble shooting and maintaining microwave products. May also perform welding, open air torch brazing, grit blasting, RTV potting, etc.  to complete assignments Works from operations schedules, prints and verbal instructions. May perform exhaust and shipping duties as needed Performs other related duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: ·         Typically requires an equivalent of three (3) years’ experience in hand and HVLP spray painting techniques....
Sep 09, 2022
Full time
$23.00 - $27.00 hourly
CPI, Communication and Power Industries Palo Alto, CA, USA
JOB DUTIES   Supports manufacturing processes   Performs sputtering, honing, inspection, fixture assembly and furnace operations   Works with and supports engineers and production schedulers to meet production demands   Responsible for reporting any equipment material assembly issues to engineering/supervisors   QUALIFICATIONS   Requires a minimum of three (3) years directly related experience.  HS diploma or associate degree   Experience in operating vacuum coating equipment, basic understanding of vacuum technology and thin film preferred   Must be able to read and understand mechanical assembly drawings  Proficient in MS Word/Excel  Must have strong organization skills, good communication skills  Able to work independently, flexible with working extended hours if needed  When applying, please note that you saw the job posted on the NOVAworks Job Board. If...