Communications & Power Industries – Camarillo, CA
CPI Malibu, a division of Communications & Power Industries (CPI), is an advanced antenna solutions provider for critical defense, aerospace and communications applications worldwide. CPI Malibu is a recognized leader in the Data Link and communications industry, and has built an excellent reputation, both domestically and internationally. We have unique capabilities and experience in design, analysis, and manufacture of telemetry, communications, electronic warfare, and radar antenna systems. Worldwide installation, logistics, and repair support are performed by our in-house service organization with assistance from local CPI offices. CPI Malibu takes an analytical approach to design and manufacture through the use of CAD, CAE, large-scale graphics and computer-controlled machining. Two anechoic chambers (including a compact range) and a well-equipped, small volume production machine shop support our capabilities and enable CPI Malibu to react quickly to customer’s requests. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our team.
We are currently seeking an experienced
Engineering Technician to layout, build, test, troubleshoot, repair and modify developmental and production mechanical and electronic components, parts, equipment and systems to build Military RF Antennas. This position will also require occasional domestic and/or international travel for customer support, which may consist of product installation and/or field repairs.
Duties and Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Build and test prototypes from rough sketches, plans, engineering instructions, and technical manuals
Design basic circuitry and draft sketches for test setups
Develop Manufacturing Test Procedures
Provide customer support and training
Operate Standard Test Equipment (Oscilloscope, Multi-meter, Vector Network Analyzer, Counters, Network Analyzer, Signal Generators, Spectrum Analyzer, etc.)
Operate Environmental Stress Testing Equipment, which includes Vibration Table and Temperature chamber
Integrate, test, and troubleshooting RF components. (Power amplifiers, LNA’s, RF filters and feeds, etc.)
Install operating systems, integrate computer hardware, and perform network integration
Software testing and debugging
Ability to apply the 5-S’s to daily duties
25 -30% Domestic and International Travel, required.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
The ideal candidate will possess
AS degree in Electronics or related (RF/Radar) field and a minimum of 8 years’ experience, or equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training
Must be familiar with antenna systems, servo controls, RF and digital AC and DC theory principles and applications
Must have the ability to read and interpret schematics, and drawings
Proficient with Microsoft Office
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, required
RF and Electronics Knowledge in Antenna manufacturing. desired
Federal law requires CPI Malibu Division to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. CPI Malibu Division uses eVerify and does provides Social Security Administration and/or Department of Homeland Security employee’s I-9 Form to confirm work authorization.
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.
CPI Malibu Division is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic characteristics, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or childbirth, veteran status, or any other classification that is protected under applicable state, federal or local laws.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. CPI, Malibu is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
Job Type: Full-time
- Oscilloscope, Multi-meter, Vector Network Analyzer, Counters: 8 years
- Building and testing prototypes: 8 years
- Antenna systems: 8 years
- Develop Manufacturing Test Procedures: 8 years
- Design basic circuitry and draft sketches for test setups: 8 years