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CACI International Senior Naval Electrical Engineer in Washington, District Of Columbia

Senior Naval Electrical 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:

You will provide our NAVSEA/NSWC/MSC Technical and Program Office clients with expert 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 will lead critical engineering efforts across various ship design programs. You will advise Machinery Design Managers, Ship Design Managers, Program/Project Managers, Task Leads, and colleagues on the best practices for shipboard electrical generation, propulsion and distribution systems, including machinery control and propulsion control systems for both new construction and fleet modernization programs. As a Senior Naval Electrical Engineer, you will ensure Naval and Commercial Engineering Standards and Quality Assurance Processes are met while mentoring junior engineers and coordinating teammates. You will stay current in modern ship design requirements, analysis, emerging technologies, from traditional CAD and Excel analyses to digital engineering and modeling methods and evolving advanced equipment design trends. You will be a self-starter, perform as a team player cross multiple engineering management teams, and support technical proposal development as needed.

The Primary Focus for this role is the CACI Principal Electrical SME for electrical technical areas including but not limited to Main and Auxiliary Diesel and Gas Turbine Generators, Integrated Electrical Plants (hybrid and full), Low Voltage AC and DC, and Medium Voltage AC Electrical Plants, Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS), Electrical Plant Load Analyses (EPLA), One Line Diagrams, Power Load Flow, Harmonic Power Quality, Transient System and Fault Current Analyses, Circuit Breaker Protective Coordination Studies, Machinery Centralized Control Systems (MCCS), and Electric Propulsion Control Systems. Candidate will have experience with various OEM offerings conveying a practitioner’s knowledge for all phases of acquisition based on deck plate and/or shipyard, and Naval, MSC, or OEM project experiences. Candidate will be well versed across many ship platforms and/or have a proven track record on MSC T-Ships, AMPHIBS, Carriers, and/or Combatants, FMS Programs, USCG Programs, Unmanned Maritime Systems (UMSs) and/or Unmanned Maritime Vehicles (UMVs). Candidate has industry connections, and an ability to market to customers such as NAVSEA 05Z, shipyards, and other marine engineering consulting firms and willing to grow CACI’s electrical team presence in the marine industry.

More About the Role:

  • Ensures that NAVSEA/NSWC/MSC Clients, Technical Warrant Holders, Ship Design Managers, Task Leads, and internal customers 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

  • Fosters a strong mentorship culture so that junior employees receive training, knowledge, and oversight as they mature into more capable engineers

  • Develops Subject Matter Experts who take ownership of key disciplines in electrical engineering

  • Supports strategic opportunities for growth in the Naval Engineering marketspace

  • Ability to support specific areas in proposals and targeted growth areas, with willingness to learn larger proposal support efforts

  • Self-Starter, Multi-task capability, technically savvy, interpersonal skills, team player and ability to market our CACI team capabilities

  • Explicit Knowledge of ABS MVR/NVR, USCG, SOLAS, NAVY SPECs (e.g., DDS, DOD-HDBK, NSTM, TPUBs, MIL-STD) and Commercial Specs (e.g., IEEE, ANSI/ASTM)

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering, or marine engineering; or similar background and/or specialized such as significant US Navy training with an Associate’s degree will be accepted in lieu of Bachelor’s degree

  • US Citizen with an Active Secret Clearance

  • Fifteen years of experience with Ten 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 team members and across multiple HM&E disciplines

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

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Willingness to travel 10% of the time with a current Passport

  • Capable of perform design shipchecks onboard MSC and Navy ships

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Fifteen years of experience performing as a key lead of NAVSEA, or MSC engineering team projects comprised of least 10 team members and across HM&E disciplines

  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, or related degree

  • Professional Engineering License

  • USCG Engineering License (Chief Engineer, 1st A/E, 2nd A/E, 3rd A/E Rating)

  • Lead Engineer for former NAVSEA Ship Design Manager, Former NAVSEA 05Z Technical Warrant Holder, PMS 320 Electric Ships Office SME, NAVFAC SME, or MSC SME

  • Participation in professional organizations (e.g., IEEE, SNAME) by authoring professional papers, holding elected office, or serving on a national or international board.

  • Experience with Top Side, C4I, and Navigation

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: 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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