Designs mechanical and electromechanical products and systems by developing and testing specifications and methods. Responsibilities include assisting with planning, conducting, and evaluating approaches to meet project objectives in a timely, cost-effective fashion. Successful Mechanical Engineers are self-motivated and work effectively in team or individual situations. They have excellent communication skills and can handle multiple projects and activities simultaneously.
Analyze, design, develop, and maintain products; assist in commercialization.
Assist in identifying and organizing requirements. Apply usability procedures and principles at project or product-line level or through customer input
Build prototypes, products, and systems for testing; set up and run laboratory simulations
Design testing procedures and coordinate testing. Conduct tests, document results, and develop client presentation
Conduct and/or participate in technical reviews of requirements, specifications, designs, codes, and other artifacts
Evaluate engineering approaches and risks to produce and iterate development plans
Train and support clients and field representatives
Identify and keep abreast of novel technical concepts and markets
Contribute to design standards and support design reuse
Author technical reports, papers, articles, presentations, and patents
Mentor Jr. mechanical engineers as needed
You’ll Bring These Qualifications:
BS degree in mechanical engineering (ABET/EAC Accredited).
5+ Years of experience in the field of mechanical engineering and design
Proficient in using Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, etc.)
Knowledge of drafting/drawing standards (ANSI, DOD, MIL)
Skilled in innovating custom parts and assemblies to meet project requirements
Design parts using various methods of fabrication as needed (i.e. sheet metal, CNC, 3D Print, etc.)
Ability to create and review Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T) drawings
Drafts detailed multi-view drawings of assemblies and products.
Draws finished designs from sketches utilizing solid models and layouts.
Must be mechanically inclined
Interpersonal skills required to work with others and communicate effectively
Exceptional attention to detail
Hands-on fabrication and assembly experience
Experience with machine shop operations and manufacturing process
Ability to work under pressure for quick-reaction projects
Knowledge of mechanical standards for materials & fasteners
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Ability to conceive & propose solutions to complex mechanical design problems
Must be organized
CAD related Certifications
Experienced using and understanding SolidWorks Add-ins (i.e. Simulation, FloWorks, CircuitWorks, etc.)
Designing RF and electronic enclosures
Designing antenna systems
IP rated and MIL-STD-810 product design and testing
Designing Air-borne systems
CM process development
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.