CACI International Broadcast Engineer in Arlington, Virginia

Job Description

CACI Inc. is seeking a qualified candidate that will support the FEMA sponsored National Public Warning System Sustainment (NPWS)Task. Duties will include but are not limited to researching all aspects of Primary Entry Point (PEP) Training, Exercise, Testing, Operations and Maintenance (O&M) to ensure the National Emergency Alert System (EAS) and other sub-systems are understood and ready for use under all conditions (sub-systems include: large capacity fuel tanks, day tanks, HEMP shelters, generators, AM and FM transmitters, fuel monitoring, radio studio equipment).

What You’ll Get to Do:

The ideal candidate will-

  • Provide valuable insight into determining the operational testing and maintenance frequency of all NPWS EAS related equipment and ensure captured data is well documented and archived in the PEP Operations Portal.

  • Track maintenance & repair activities to ensure all stations in the PEP Program schedule and complete maintenance as determined by the original equipment manufacturer (e.g. semiannual, annual, biennial and triennial).

  • Perform low-level, equipment-specific programming.

  • Analyze equipment problems to determine best solution.

  • Conduct site visits to exercise equipment, look for problems, and train PEP station personnel.

  • Analyze data collected to produce comprehensive reports for the client and CACI Program Manager

  • Participate in meetings internally and with the government contacts as required

More About the Role:

This position requires a significant amount of travel (up to 75%) to FEMA-provisioned PEP facilities located at key broadcast facilities across the Unites States and its territories while conducting routine system exercise, inspection, verification and developing reports based on existing procedures, practices and protocols. Operational knowledge of the NPWS and associated devices including broadcast transmitters, studio consoles, long form programming, emergency power generation systems and other related equipment is preferred. Applicant must have excellent communications skills (both oral and written), be a “self-starter” and have the ability to work within a team in a structured but unsupervised environment.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

  • 5 years experience in radio engineering

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Operational knowledge of the NPWS and associated devices

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.