Cates Careers

Everything We Do Is Made Possible by Our Employees

The Cates Difference

As a family-owned company, Cates is dedicated to building something great. We achieve this by cultivating the best and brightest team. At Cates, our employees are not a number, but like family.

We want people who align with our Principles. You should have a great attitude, commitment, integrity, and be a team player who wants to work hard and understands that a balanced life means you should play just as hard. You want what you do to make a difference. You might have years of work experience, or you might be early in your career and want to learn from the best and grow as a professional and as a person.

Current Openings

Cates hires the best. We are proud of our company, our people, and the team we have created. Our people are motivated, take initiative, drive accountability, and are confident in their abilities

If you are interested in working for a company that provides quality products, and services, and offers an integrity-driven work environment you’ll find yourself right at home working for Cates Control Systems

With a solid foundation of core values, we are determined to find individuals to lead and grow. Doing so has allowed Cates the opportunity to continuously expand and be at the forefront of the industry, resulting in our employee’s continuous exposure to new opportunities.

We’re always looking for good people to fill industrial automation jobs such as:

  • Industrial Automation / Controls Engineer
  • Electrical Control Designer
  • Control Panel Technician / Wiring Technician
  • Automation Technician
  • Layout Technician

If you don’t see a current opening for the position you seek please contact us!

Perks of the Job


We are only as good as our employees and at Cates, we treat everyone as if they are family. Although we are not perfect, we try hard to live our Principles every day. We put people first, value work/life balance, open communications, and professional growth.


We have competitive group medical, HSA, dental, and vision plans. Plus group life insurance and short and long-term disability plans.

Paid Time Off

Our competitive time-off policy allows you to have a vacation or stay at home if you like. Whatever your vacation preferences, we want to support your dreams. Along with 9 paid holidays per year!

Casual Dress Code

Suit and ties? No thank you. With a casual dress code and relaxed work environment, we want you to be comfortable in the office.


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Accessible Management

When it comes to our leadership team, the door’s always open. If you have a question or concern, come and talk to a manager anytime.

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