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CACI International Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Production Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Description

CACI is seeking a Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Production Mid Engineer to support the Program Office Production Department. As the LCS Production Engineer, you will support the planning and execution of events from Start of Construction to Sail away. This is a fast-paced acquisition program and four ships are delivered every year. Currently, twelve (12) ships are in various stages of construction at two shipyards. This position will initially focus on support of the Freedom Variant built in Marinette, WI.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Responsible for full-scope support of the Industrial Post Delivery Availability (IPDA). The IPDA timeline is two to three months of availability performed after delivery at the construction shipyard, which may be expanded to include dry docking work elements of the Post Shakedown Availability work package.

  • Effectively communicating and assisting the Program Office coordination between the Shipyard, LCSRON, and Crew to facilitate the industrial support and scope issue resolution to enable these transition events for the embarked Navy crew as they take ownership of the ship prior to Sail away from the shipbuilder.

More About the Role:

  • Organize, coordinate, and execute the Start of Construction to Sail away activities including:

  • Production Readiness Reviews (PRR)

  • Launch Readiness Reviews (LRR)

  • Builder’s Trials (BT)

  • Acceptance Trials (AT)

  • Industrial Post Delivery Availability (IPDA)

  • Crew Move Aboard (CMA)

  • Light-Off Assessments (LOA)

  • Crew Familiarization (CREW FAM) which includes a brief underway period.

  • Provide support for the Government Production Leads

  • The primary place of performance is at the Navy Yard in Washington, DC with up to 25% travel to the shipyard.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline is preferred, particularly in Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, or Industrial Engineering.

  • Five years or more of cumulative Engineering and Technical experience in the marine industry

  • Superior organizational, communications, and writing skills

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • A degree from a Maritime College

  • Experience working with a Navy Program Office

  • Waterfront experience in ship construction, repair, and maintenance

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.