Tube VED Technician

$28.00 - $33.00 hourly
  • CPI, Communication and Power Industries
  • Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Sep 09, 2022
Full time Manufacturing Skilled Trade / Craft

Job Description


• 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 develops calibration, test and alignments procedures.
• Recommends changes or modifications to improve the operations or quality of electronic or mechanical products and equipment as required.
• Determines methods, operations, and sequences in setting procedures for constructing, testing, troubleshooting, repairing, processing, and modifying electronic and mechanical products and equipment.
• Designs and improvises difficult electronics and mechanical equipment as required.
• Performs the more complex analyses of rejected, returned, or in process microwave tubes, in support of engineering/manufacturing as required.
• Repairs circuit boards, instruments, or systems for customers or resale and interface with customers by telephone, troubleshooting, and/or providing instruments repair cost as required
• Provides technical assistance and leadership to others if necessary.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.



• Typically requires an AA degree in related technology or equivalent technical training plus five (5) years of related experience or the combination of training and experience equal to nine (9) years.
• Must have a in-depth understanding of instruments and equipment encountered in assigned area.
• Must have a high degree of skill in assembly work, blueprint reading, and following verbal and written instructions.
• Good communication and interpersonal skills required.
• Must be a US citizen with the ability to receive a DOD security clearance.

These positions require potential access to technology controlled under 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).


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