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CACI International Materials Engineer (Mid-Level) with DAWIA Level I certification in Crane, Indiana

Job Description

Are you an experienced Materials Engineer who believes in the Mission and want to support the Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-UAS) mission? Would you like to be part of Fortune World's Most Admired Company?

About the Role:

  • Perform research and analysis of project technologies to identify requirements and document data to validate the system, subsystem, software, equipment, and component compatibility

  • Identify and provide recommended solutions to interface problems

  • Review and monitor system tolerances

  • Perform system tests to assess performance, safety, operability, reliability, and maintainability

  • Review Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) for impact on system interfaces IAW Government Furnished Information (GFI)

  • Supports the development of Test and Evaluation (T&E) and Verification and Validation (V&V) events, including operational demonstrations, for new and emerging project technologies.

  • Analyze the technical data (TD) required for the development of Technical Requirements Documents (TRDs) and verify that the supplied data is sufficient using TRD checklists.

  • Support design and engineering of Test Program Sets (TPSs) and consolidated automated support systems

  • Support development of test plans, test procedures, test beds, test sets, and reports as part of T&E events. Includes preparation of:

  • Test and Evaluation Master Plans (TEMPs)

  • system qualification and first-article testing

  • qualification test plans

  • production acceptance tests

  • evaluation plans to include Production Acceptance Test and Evaluation (PAT&E)

  • quality evaluation (surveillance) test plans

  • Conduct T&E and V&V for systems, subsystems, and components specified by the Government.

  • Document all test activities and results to include test plans and procedures, data collection and analyses, and written test reports.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Evaluate materials and develop machinery and processes to manufacture materials for use in products that must meet specialized design and performance specifications.

  • Develop new uses for known materials or works with metals, composite materials, ceramic, glass, plastics, polymers, semiconductors, naturally occurring materials, and a combination of materials or composites to create new materials that meet certain mechanical, electrical, and chemical requirements.

  • Duties include:

  • integrating system hardware

  • validating operations end-user performance

  • conducting reliability analysis

  • building rapid prototypes

  • supporting tests

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain/maintain DoD Security Clearance

  • Bachelor’s of Science degree in Industrial, Mechanical, or Manufacturing Engineering, or another closely related field preferred

  • 5+ years of experience in the field or in a related area

  • Master’s of Science degree in Industrial or Mechanical engineering with undergraduate degrees in Industrial engineering or Mechanical engineering preferred, or another closely related field

  • Experience conducting T&E and V&V projects

  • Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures.

  • Able to use extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

  • Able to lead and direct the work of others

  • Seasoned technical individual contributor

  • Works independently with limited supervision

  • Able to manage projects/processes

  • Coaches and reviews the work of lower-level professionals

  • Able to resolve difficult and sometimes complex problems

  • Effective communicator able to influence others regarding system design, solutions, and procedures

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Active DoD SECRET clearance

  • DAWIA Mfg Level I highly desired

  • 12+ years of experience in the field or in a related area

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.