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CACI International Senior Mechanical Engineer in San Antonio, Texas

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 25%

Type of Travel: Continental US

As CACI's Aerospace Solutions Group (ASG) Senior Mechanical Engineer, you will serve as a mechanical engineering subject matter expert and be responsible for generating Technical Data Packages (TDP) for various DoD Test systems. These TDPs will include various drawing types (mechanical, electrical, etc.) and will be generated using 3-D and 2-D design tools (SolidWorks/AutoCAD). You will work with other engineers to capture complex designs with adherence to Military Specification Standards, fabrication specifications, and integration of electromechanical systems intended for deployment in challenging environments with attentions to dynamic mechanical and thermal loads.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • 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.

  • Applies knowledge of mechanics, thermodynamics, materials science, structural analysis, or manufacturing to these activities.

  • Writes test procedures, compiles and evaluates design and test data and prepares technical specifications.

  • Recommends design approaches to meet production requirements for new or improved products or processes.

  • Coordinates with technical support personnel to conduct prototype or experimental runs for products or processes.

More About the Role:

  • Lead Test Program Set (TPS) and other aviation test developers through product life cycle management (concept to delivery) of test systems within cost, scope, and schedule by example and by mentoring.

  • Assist the test system development teams in: Operational, functional and physical allocation at both the system level and the component level; hardware architecture design, development; requirements satisfaction.

  • Support hardware design and testing of integrated systems for nuclear certification.

  • Assembly and packaging for ruggedization to withstand harsh elements in challenging environments.

  • Plan and execute systems validation and certification tests in accordance with MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-461, IPxx, or equivalent environmental standards.

  • Coordinate team efforts with management and engineering lead.

  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders regarding developmental efforts.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • US Citizenship is required to obtain a Secret clearance.

  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or equivalent engineering degree.

  • Five (or more) years of experience with system development for military weapon systems.

  • Development of systems to requirements and verification of requirements (Test Planning) with emphasis on ruggedization and environmental requirements.

  • Product development experience through production.

  • Design and development in a risk averse environment.

  • Experience with design reviews and justifying designs/development (Requirements Traceability Matrix Development and conformance management).

  • Technical Performance Measurement.

  • Professional work developing mechanical/electrical drawings from conceptual design using SolidWorks, AutoCAD, or other design capture tools (3-D and 2-D drawings).

  • Seasoned technical individual contributor.

  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.

  • Mentor, coach, and review the work of lower-level professionals.

  • Ability to solve complex and difficult problems.

  • Provide valuable and creative inputs to system designs, solutions, and procedures.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • An active DoD Secret clearance.

  • Experience and knowledge of US Air Force and/or Navy aviation maintenance organizational structure.

  • Knowledge of flight line test equipment.

  • Knowledge of various Air Force military specifications.

  • Knowledge of MIL-STD-31000B.

  • Knowledge of ASME Y14.

  • Proficient in applying GD&T.

  • Knowledge and use of ISO 9001, AS9100 or CMMI quality process standards.

  • Support equipment development in accordance with (IAW) MIL-PRF-28800, MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-461.

  • Familiarity with government FAR and D-FAR.

  • Product life cycle management IAW IEEE 15288.

  • Development of automated test systems (ATE) and test program sets (TPS) for aircraft electrical, mechanical, avionics and engine systems.

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.

Company Overview: 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 an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As required by Executive Order 14042, Federal contractor employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before starting employment with CACI.