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CACI International Marine Specialized Engineering Projects Group in Washington, District Of Columbia

Marine Specialized Engineering Projects Group

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: Local

What You’ll Get to Do:

You will lead a group of 3-10 engineers, designers, and analysts –who provide our NAVSEA/NSWC/MSC Technical and Program Office clients with superb technical support in developing the next Navy ships. You will perform as a key engineering lead directly supporting our key clients and be a recognized technical leader among colleagues and team members and perform engineering tasking on programs as broad as the Navy’s fleet – supporting aircraft carriers, combatants, amphibious and auxiliary ships from program initiation through concept, design, construction, life cycle, and fleet support. You and your team will fill and lead critical engineering roles and lead across many different programs. Your ancillary duties will require management of accurate engineering resources, staffing plans, and alignment with existing program needs for stable revenue, but also for future growth forecasts. You will be recognized by Programs, Program Managers, and Project Managers as a key performer and will coordinate with individual programs, management, new contracts to staff engineering roles by recruiting and matrixing full time or shared resources. You will be responsible for hiring engineering talent, training, and mentoring staff across the engineering directorate for resources at both entry level and senior roles. You will identify and procure modern ship design, engineering, and analysis tools for the workforce and ensure we have resources to champion those tools. As a technical Naval Engineering group lead, you will set ensure engineering and Quality Assurance standards are met for the engineering team(s). You will stay current in modern ship design requirements and analysis technologies, from traditional CAD and Excel analyses to digital engineering and data analytics techniques. You will be a self-starter, perform as a team player cross multiple engineering management teams, and support technical proposal development as needed.

More About the Role:

  • Ensures that NAVSEA/NSWC/MSC Clients, Technical Warrant Holders and Ship Design Managers receive accurate technical advice in a timely fashion

  • Meets with key NAVSEA, NSWC, MSC, and PEO customers to determine future engineering and technical needs in the marketplace

  • Coordinates with Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering Schools to develop recruiting pipelines and knowledge transfer opportunities

  • Provides the workforce with the correct suite of engineering and analytical tools to perform 3D CAD, structural, hydrodynamic, mechanical, electrical engineering (design and analysis)

  • Develops and oversees a quality assurance plan and controls release authority for CACI design products and analyses

  • Develop and oversee critical deliverables, QA, risk, and oversee labor hours and budget constraints.

  • Fosters a strong mentorship culture so that young employees receive training and oversight as they mature into fully capable engineers

  • Develops Subject Matter Experts who take ownership of key disciplines in naval and Marine engineering

  • Deploys the Hull, Mechanical and Engineering talent across the NAVSEA and MSC market space, accounting for program priorities, phases, and funding constraints

  • Supports strategic opportunities for growth in the Naval Engineering marketspace

  • Manage all team members timekeeping and quarterly/annual reviews to ensure proper usage of individual and team talents

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related degree

  • US Citizen with an Active Secret Clearance

  • Eight years of experience in US Naval Ship Engineering, either within the NAVSEA/PEO Governmental Organizations, Shipyard Construction and Repair, Ship Operations (as a USCG Certified Officer or US Naval Officer), NAVSEA contractor support, or Similar.

  • Five years of experience performing as a key leader of an engineering team or in support of projects comprised of least 10 FTEs and across multiple HM&E disciplines

  • Experience briefing complex technical issues (including performance, cost, schedule and risk implications) to decision makers

  • Strong analytical skills

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Fifteen years of experience performing as a key lead of a Navsea or MSC engineering team projects comprised of least 10 FTEs and Across HM&E disciplines

  • Master’s Degree in Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related degree

  • Professional Engineering License, Lead engineer for Former NAVSEA Ship Design Manager, USCG Deck or Engineering License

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.

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