Mechanical Engineer with Security Clearance

Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
Jun 15, 2024
Jun 25, 2024
Engineering, Mechanical
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Mechanical Engineer Job Category: Engineering Time Type: Full time Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Secret Employee Type: Regular Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10% Type of Travel: Continental US What You'll Get to Do:
CACI is seeking a Mechanical Engineer responsible for researching, planning, designing, developing, modifying, and evaluating mechanical and electro-mechanical components, sub-systems, and systems such as instruments, controls, robots, engines, machines, and mechanical or thermal hydraulic systems. This role involves applying knowledge of mechanics, thermodynamics, materials science, structural analysis, and manufacturing. The responsibilities include writing test procedures, compiling and evaluating design and test data, preparing technical specifications, and recommending design approaches to meet production requirements for new or improved products or processes. The Engineer will also coordinate with technical support personnel to conduct prototype and experimental runs for products/processes. More About the Role: Work individually as well as part of a small team to complete multiple replications and/or electromechanical designs and prototypes.
Perform reverse engineering and develop technical packages for replicated devices, including operating instructions, build instructions, testing instructions, and V&V tracking.
Perform prototype design from customer requirements and develop associated design and technical packages.
Utilize benchtop test equipment to perform verification on replicated devices and prototype designs.
Perform all functional duties independently.
Collaborate with Electronics Technician/assembler to resolve design and documentation discrepancies.
Collaborate with Mechanical Engineer to ensure cohesive mechanical design and integration.
Responsible for researching/sourcing all required components for each assigned project. You'll Bring These Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering with 3-5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience. Active Secret clearance and ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance. Proficiency with CAD modeling software such as Solidworks, Creo, or Fusion 360. Experience with COTS multi-rotor and fixed-wing aircraft, including hobbyist UAS experience. Good working knowledge and experience using hand tools. Knowledge of bench-top test equipment. Strong written and oral communication skills. Familiarity with a range of materials and components used in UAV construction, such as carbon fiber, aluminum alloys, and various power plants. These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have: Experience with all RPV (land, air, and sea) and ability to design/fabricate with limited instructions or pre-built kits. Experience designing, manufacturing, and operating multirotor and fixed-wing aircraft. Hands-on experience working with fiberglass and composite materials. 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 60 years, the principles of CACI's unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success. Company Overview: CACI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic. Pay Range: There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, geographic location, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. At CACI, you will receive comprehensive benefits such as; healthcare, wellness, financial, retirement, family support, continuing education, and time off benefits. Learn more here The proposed salary range for this position is: $63,300 - 129,700 USD