Mechanical Engineer


Mechanical Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Secret

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 25%

Type of Travel: Local

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CACI is seeking a cleared Mechanical Engineer to support an Army Product Management Office on Ft Belvoir, VA.  Evaluate technologies used on past programs, and establish new and innovative engineering strategies. Apply professional knowledge of physical and/or engineering sciences, project management and system/component testing. Identify issues and brief PM on possible courses of action and their impact. Secret clearance required.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Conduct research, development and engineering analyses, design, experimental/hardware development and system integration in one or more of a wide range of individual soldier related technical areas.
  • Knowledge in control systems, materials technology, alternative power technologies, thermodynamics of heat transfer and air flow analysis, laboratory and field testing/experimental methods, system of systems integration and analysis, computer-aided design and manufacturing, and integrated product and process development.
  • Serve as an advisor for technical aspects of assigned program.
  • Aid top level design, development, integration, testing, installation, and troubleshooting.
  • Translate military operational and mission requirements (ground, sea, air, and space) into practical system concepts and performance specifications.
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation such as specifications, engineering drawings, system interface requirements, and engineering changes.
  • Participate in post awards, program reviews, design reviews, and IPTs as the project engineer and/or technical expert on assigned programs.
  • Evaluate design efforts to ensure integration of all the engineering disciplines and adequacy of the analyses performed, bringing in additional technical expertise as needed.
  • Review test plans, procedures, and reports for technical adequacy on assigned programs, for both Government and contractor tests, as well as all failure reports.
  • Review and evaluate system performance against specification requirements, monitor and assesses field performance, and assess risk of meeting user and specification requirements.
  • Assist in engineering change proposals and waivers/deviations as required, and conduct physical and functional configuration audits.
  • Review program management documents for accuracy and adequacy of technical content.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Active Secret Security Clearance
  • BS Mechanical Engineering and >5 years of experience

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Prior experience supporting US Army product management office
  • Experience with or knowledge of Nett Warrior

Work Location:  Ft Belvoir, VA (2 days per week, fully remote work is not authorized)

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:

$78,700 - $165,300


Job Profile


Best Place to Work Character-based culture Competitive benefits Competitive compensation Flexibility Flexible Work Schedule Learning and development opportunities Mission-oriented


Computer-Aided Design Control systems Documentation Materials Technology Project Management Research System Integration Technical Documentation Thermodynamics Troubleshooting

  • Engineering analyses
  • Research and development
  • Review and evaluate system performance
  • System integration
  • Technical Documentation

>5 years


BS Mechanical Engineering Engineering


Secret Secret clearance


Fully remote work not authorized Secret Clearance Required