fast-track your new career

entry-level job with paid training and advancement potential for the future.

applications have closed

CAES, a government contractor, is hiring Manufacturing Technicians [NOT assembly work] 

join a winning team empowering the exploration of our galaxy and making our lives safer and healthier. CAES has partnered with work2future and Evergreen Valley College to provide entry-level employment with paid training and advancement potential for the future in electronics manufacturing. this program is a great opportunity for people with no prior experience in electronics to enter the industry.

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fast-track your new career

fast-track programs provide financial support through earned wages, real-world work experience, paid training, career coaching, and a range of supportive services.

unlock the path to quality employment


    • full-time temp to perm positions (within 3 months) 

    • No experience required 

    • 💵 $19.00/hr [increases to $20.00/hr with full benefits after probationary period]

    • ⚡️ paid accelerated college-level training in the first 75-days of the probationary period. 

    • ✅ additional career and supportive services

    • 📍 worksite located in South San Jose


  • ❗️Friday, January 28, 2022, at 5:00 pm, last day to submit an application

  • 🗓 Zoom interviews are scheduled for the first week of February 2022.

  • 🗓  Tuesday, February 22, 2022 program start date

your next opportunity


  • 👉 College-Level Math Proficiency
  • 👉 English Language Proficiency
  • 👉 Ability to carefully handle delicate hardware and use hand tools such as tweezers and small screwdrivers.
  • 👉 Clear background check and drug test
    • supporting the assembly and testing of complex electronic products working in a highly technical environment where precision and attention to detail are vital. you may work on preparing material for assembly, assembling mechanical or electronic parts, or testing electronic assemblies.

      this position requires access to technology, materials, software, or hardware that is controlled by US export laws.

      • » follow detailed instructions as part of the manufacturing team.
      • » carefully review your work for compliance to documented processes and accurately complete required documentation.
      • » work independently and with a small team to meet daily production goals.
      • » participate in daily team meetings and document progress to goals on a daily basis.
      • » maintain a neat and orderly work area.
      • » strictly follow all safety and security policies and guidelines.



        • ✅ attention to detail and ability to carefully follow written and verbal instructions.
        • ✅ ability to carefully handle delicate hardware and use hand tools such as tweezers and small screwdrivers.
        • ✅ good time management skills and ability to multi-task.
        • ✅ desire to perform work tasks using a microscope.
        • ✅ basic computer skills, including file management and email.
        • ✅ good written and verbal communication skills



          • » ability to obtain and maintain security clearance.
          • » a “US Person” under US export laws (or eligible for approval under a U.S. Government export license).



        • » math/algebra skills are a plus for certain roles
        • » High School diploma (or equivalent)



      CAES is people-focused and mission-driven and offers employees limitless possibilities for extraordinary careers. We go the extra mile to tackle every challenge and meet the highest standards. We are steadfast in our quest to be the best, knowing that the quality of our work saves lives and defends our country.

      CAES technology enables missions in the most challenging markets. From deep space to the depths of the ocean and everywhere in between, our innovative solutions are designed and built for the most challenging environments leveraging both proven and innovative manufacturing techniques.

      Our radhard microelectronics empower the world’s leading spacecraft: from leading high throughput commercial communications satellites, earth observation satellites, and manned space, to high priority national security missions, deep space exploration to Mars and beyond, and the latest new space constellations. In addition, our high-reliability microelectronics enable genome sequencers and CT scanners that health care professionals use to improve people’s health, including helping to diagnose COVID-19.

is this program for you?


intensive training in Advanced Manufacturing will be provided by Evergreen Valley College. job-related skills and industry-standard procedures will be taught using a practical approach. program participants will learn basic electrical theory and about material properties, processes, and applications.

upon successful completion of the program, trainees will receive college credit that can be applied towards Evergreen Valley College's Advanced Manufacturing Level 1 Certificate as follows:

  • » Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing [MFGT 101]
  • » Math for Manufacturing [MFGT 102]
  • » Fundamental Electronics for Manufacturing [MFGT 201]
  • » Data Analytics for Manufacturing and Quality Control [MFGT 203]
  • » Microsoft Excel [BUS 109]
    • trainees are strongly encouraged to complete the Advanced Manufacturing Level 1 Certificate.

start your journey


applications for this program have closed. to be notified when the next application period open, please provide your contact information.


acceptance into the program is not a guarantee of employment.

candidates must meet program funding requirements, employer hiring requirements, and satisfactorily complete training and probationary employment period.

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