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CACI International Engineer in Portsmouth, Virginia

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What You’ll Get to Do:

You will be part of a team maintaining the nation's largest and most complex national defense assets. As a recognized subject matter expert you will provide engineering services support to the Norfolk Naval Shipyard Engineering Department including Job Summary and E-Spec writing, waterfront problem resolution, ship checks, marine drawing development, selected record updates and other technical work document preparation, and work control and equipment tag out support. Have the opportunity to work under limited oversight and coach and review work by lower technical team membersMore About the Role:

  • Support Advanced Planning preparation and assist with coordination of a test program for complex ship's systems (primarily electrical and mechanical). Assist in preparing procedures, determining special equipment required, , monitor test performance, evaluate and analyze test data and results, prepare reports outlining test results, interpret test results and make recommendations on validity of test.

  • Support Advanced Planning preparation and assist with coordination of a work control and tag out program for complex ship's systems (primarily electrical and mechanical and combat systems).

  • Perform data gathering, data collection and analysis. Conduct shipboard track walks to verify accuracy and collect data as required to correct the vessel's diagrams and documents.

  • Perform technical evaluations for acceptable substitutes for materials.

  • Prepare technical working documents such as Job Summaries and Task Group Instructions

  • Act as a troubleshooter in the identification and resolution of problems encountered onboard the ship or shop during the removal, installation, grooming or testing hhases of waterfront production efforts.

  • Perform advanced planning preparation of Job Summaries, E-Specifications and other technical work document including material identification, and ordering, planning and estimating.

  • Perform ship checks, calculations, provide engineering effort to design and develop Ship Installation Drawings (SIDs), onsite engineering functions, combat systems support, update and correction of selected record drawings, perform calculations and design analysis, update drawing schedules, develop ship check reports, weight and moment data and other technical data ad specifications necessary to accomplish a full range of alterations, repairs and improvements to naval ships.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Active Secret clearance

  • Must have a Professional Engineer's License or the following: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Naval Architecture and a minimum of six years practical design engineering experience, or six years of practical field engineering experience, providing problem analysis and resolution including system and component troubleshooting, for U.S. Naval Ships or submarines, at a professional level, in responsible engineering duties, including the following which may have been gained concurrently.

  • Minimum of two years consecutive experience (within the last five years) involving practical design and working plan development or practical field engineering for construction, conversion or modernization and repair of U.S. Naval Ships (does not include maritime shop design) in the specialty required herein.

  • A degree in Engineering Technology is not considered equivalent to the required Bachelors of Engineering Degree.

  • Advanced planning position requires knowledge of and experience with the use of the Advanced Technical Information Support (ATIS), Advanced Industrial Maintenance (AIM and Material Requirement (MRQT) data bases

Nice to have skills:

  • Prior experience working at Norfolk Naval Shipyard is highly desired

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.