US-California-San Jose
Date Posted
27 Nov 2019

A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a bright future.

Are you searching for a career with a company that offers challenging, diverse projects and opportunities?  Are you looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to offer long-term professional advancement?   Searching for a company that values a friendly work environment and that values YOU? Then look no further!!  Consider Cobham.  #peoplefocusedmissiondriven #everymissionmatters

We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a technologically advanced electronics company employing more than 3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in spanning defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.

  • Test, calibrate, and repair of test and measuring equipment, electrical and mechanical, to conform to established standards. Plans sequence of testing and calibration procedures for instruments and equipment according to drawings, schematics, technical manuals, and other specifications.
  • Set up standard and special purpose laboratory equipment to test, evaluate, and calibrate other instruments and test equipment.
  • Identify and correct measurement errors, as applicable; prepare calibration reports and certificates.
  • Disassemble instruments and equipment, using hand tools, and inspects components for defects.
  • Measures parts for conformity with specifications, using precision mechanical and electrical test instruments.
  • Work from assigned schedules, track work progress, complete documentation and database entries.
  • Assist in removal of test equipment from test racks, documenting connections and reassembling test equipment when calibration is completed.
  • Assist with troubleshooting of equipment.
  • Develop, document and maintain calibration systems and procedures, based on principles of measurement science, technical analysis of measurement problems and accuracy and precision requirements.
  • Tracks movement of Government property in the facility and assist with locating customer assets during inventory. Provides reports to customers on a periodic basis and works with accounting to assure customer property is accounted for.
Education and/or Experience:
  • Minimum Associate’s degree in Electronic Technology or technical trade school/certificate education equivalent OR minimum three years of calibration experience or minimum three years of RF/Microwave technician experience. On the job experience with calibration is highly preferred.
  • Must be able to perform general math and algebra functions.
  • Knowledge of quality standards for test and measuring equipment.
  • Must possess good written and oral communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills and proficient in use of MS Word and Excel.
  • Familiar with computer programming for instrument control helpful.
  • Strong attention to details.
  • Must work well with a team and be able to work independently with a minimum of oversight from supervisor, be able to follow written procedures.
  • Ability to lift and move heavy electronic equipment.
  • US Citizenship required along with the ability to obtain and maintain Secret Clearance.
About Us:
Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you!

If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we encourage you to apply.  We are unable to sponsor work visas.  U.S. Citizenship required for positions requiring a Security Clearance.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Employment Transparency:
Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

The EEO is the Law poster is available here and the poster supplement is available here.
The Pay Transparency Policy is available here.

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (703) 842-2971 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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