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Cupertino Electric Overview

San Jose, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
1954
Company - Private
Construction, Repair & Maintenance
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Cupertino Electric, Inc. (CEI) likes to get its customers wired. The electrical contractor builds and maintains electrical power and data infrastructure systems for commercial, industrial, and institutional facilities, including semiconductor plants, biotech installations, data ... Read more

Cupertino Electric – Why Work For Us?


With commercial customers of all shapes and sizes in a variety of industries, Cupertino Electric, Inc. (CEI) is best known for designing and installing first-of-their-kind electrical systems that help customers achieve their vision.

Despite offices in Silicon Valley, San Francisco and the Los Angeles area where many commercial projects are built, CEI also regularly delivers projects across the U.S. for large renewable, utility and data center customers. This diversified approach provides the flexibility to deploy the right resources at the right time for maximum customer benefit. By offering innovative services based on decades of knowledge and results, this “best of both worlds” offering has continued to fuel CEI’s success.

VALUES

Cupertino Electric has a long-standing tradition of generosity, involvement and service to the communities where our employees live and work. Our values of People, Integrity, Excellence, Innovation and Safety are reinforced every day by how we treat one another, how we interact with customers, how we think about our business and how we approach problems with creative solutions. Because our values are what distinguish us from the competition, these core beliefs influence and guide how we do business. And we think that makes all the difference in the world.

PHILANTHROPY

Since 1954, we at Cupertino Electric have enjoyed a tradition of generosity, involvement and service to the communities where we live and work. Through our generous matching gift policy, in-kind donations and food drives, the company contributes thousands of dollars annually to non-profit organizations and people in need. 

SUSTAINABILITY

We were “green” before it was a catch phrase. In addition to building some of the nation’s largest utility-scale solar plants that produce clean energy, we are dedicated to being an environmentally-responsible business. Our environmental management policy is focused around:

  • Complying with applicable environmental and legislative regulations
  • Monitoring and evaluating energy, water and other natural resource consumption
  • Implementing, monitoring and improving practices that prevent pollution and waste
  • Constantly iterating to improve our efforts by reviewing and refining environmental objectives

We are a team of creative, passionate people who help some of the world’s most innovative companies and public institutions solve their technical challenges in the built environment. Our employees are driven and empowered to fulfill their personal and professional goals, allowing them to grow their careers as they rise through the ranks. Our next challenge is right around the corner. Join us!

We are building a better world, through our partnerships with customers and our commitment to the community.

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    Very busy at times which requires being able to prioritize tasks.

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    Continue to recognize, reward and promote great workers!

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Cupertino Electric Interviews

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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Cupertino Electric (San Jose, CA) in May 2016.

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    The process was very organized, first was the operations people then the safety people and lastly Hr. They asked a variety of questions covering everything from my background to how I would handle specific situations.

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