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Past Opportunities

Cable Assembler Apprenticeship: FILLED

Advanced Manufacturing apprentice

Employer: Cobham Aerospace – Exeter

Length of Apprenticeship: one year and eight months, including 228 hours of classroom instruction at Great Bay Community College.

Starting wage:  $13.00/hr, with progressively increasing wages as you gain skills. Upon completion of the apprenticeship, the individual will make $16.00/hr.

Classes start: February 2019, exact dates and times are TBD.

The Cable Assembler performs a wide variety of assembly operations to create precision electro-mechanical of electronic assemblies or sub-assemblies.  The production operator determines and/or follows method and sequence of operations in performing such task as prepping/cleaning parts, threading, trimming, stripping of multi-layered cables, tap and thread center conductors, Misc. hand soldering, mixing and applying of epoxies, component installation, and the assembly of RF Cable Harnesses. Use of precision measuring instruments to ensure conformance with blueprint specifications and tolerances: disassembles precision assemblies and corrects malfunctions. Operates automatic, semi-automatic, custom-made equipment and performs set-ups and makes adjustments to equipment as needed.

About Cobham:

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.

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is part of the Cobham family of companies and joins over 10,000 employees on five continents, with customers and partners in more than 100 countries and annual revenues in excess of $3B. CAES Exeter manufactures custom microwave antennas and components supporting the Aerospace and Defense Industries.

To apply: Please email jglines@ccsnh.edu and use the subject line: “Cobham Cable Assembler”