Engineering Technician

Lexington Park, MD, United States of America
Nov 23, 2022
Dec 23, 2022
Full Time
Engineering Technician
Job Profile:
Technician S3

JR Type:
Job Category:
Engineering and Technical Support
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Percentage of Travel Required:
Up to 10%
Type of Travel:
Continental US, Local
Program/Opportunity Name:
Program | Spectral
Referral Bonus Plan:

Job Description:

CACI is currently looking for experienced Engineering Technicians to join our team developing next generation signals intelligence (SIGINT) and electronic warfare systems for the Department of Defense. Join this passionate team of industry-leading individuals on a program that leverages the best practices in Model-Based Systems Engineering and Agile software development to deliver state of the art capability in support of our nation's warfighters.

As a member of the CACI Team, you will support the men and women charged with safeguarding the American people and enhancing the Nation's safety, security, and prosperity. Our warfighters are on the front lines, every day, protecting our national security from the increasingly sophisticated and complex threats of our adversaries.

CACI programs thrive in a culture of innovation and are constantly seeking individuals who can bring creative ideas to solve complex problems, both technical and procedural at the team and portfolio levels. The ability to be adaptable and to work constructively with a technically diverse and geographically separated team is crucial.

What You'll Get to Do

As an Engineering Technician III under minimal supervision, you will provide direct technical assistance to hardware and manufacturing engineering in support of hardware fabrication planning. Assists in planning the methods and procedures required to provide technical support for scientific or engineering programmatic work. You will determine the sequence of operations and perform layouts, fabrication, assembly, installation and testing of components, assembly, subsystem and system level hardware, material, apparatus, and equipment. Sets up and operates equipment, test apparatus, test equipment, diagnostic devices and related equipment. You will fabricate hardware components according to guidelines for production and prototype or one of kind items.

More About the Role

CACI seeks a talented Engineering Technicians to join our Advanced Solutions Group, within the National Security and Innovative Solutions Sector. Someone with a desire to supports engineering analysis of production process and design deficiencies or malfunctions where immediate determinations regarding cause and needed corrections are required.

Your overall primary job responsibility consists of operating a wide range of tools in the precision fabrication of engineering development parts and assemblies. Requested tasks will require knowledge and use of all varieties of electro- tools, power tools, torque tools, cable assembly, surface mount technology assembly and repairs.

Must be able to follow electrical, electronic and assembly drawings, work instructs, and engineering directions to verify and evaluate hardware with engineering and develop in an environment where issues need to be identified and quickly resolved. The selected individual must be a self-starter, capable of working with minimal oversight and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical support to hardware engineers.
  • Works from schematics, engineering drawings and technical instructions.
  • Sets up and configures test equipment, systems, test articles.
  • Perform tests and records data to assist with engineering evaluation or analysis.
  • Test and troubleshoot existing hardware.
  • Apply principles of basic electronics circuitry.
  • Must be knowledgeable, capable of troubleshooting electronic circuits to component level.
  • Lay out, build, test, repair, and modify military grade cable assemblies.
  • Able to fluently read and interpret mechanical and electrical drawings.
  • Observe all Occupational, Safety and Health guidance.
  • Must be team oriented, but capability and willing to work independently when required.
  • Analyze hardware specifications and system/subsystem requirements to conceive and document a practical design for hardware components to include servers, network devices, transmission media, storage devices, user interface devices, and special processors
  • Adjust or recommend enhancements in systems and new hardware as well as modify existing hardware to add features and functionality
  • Knowledgeable of standard test equipment such as oscilloscopes, signal generators, and spectrum analyzers
  • Working with Hardware Engineering Team to complete Hardware Development, Simulation and Verification for digital signal processing and general processing projects
  • Address somewhat complex technical issues/problems
  • Provide specific input to the hardware components of system design to include end-user devices, servers, networking devices, data storage devices, and specialized processors.

You'll Bring These Qualifications
  • US Citizenship is required along with active Secret security clearance
  • HS or equivalent, 6 + years' experience in engineer and or technical environment
  • Use and configurations of RF test equipment such as PNAs and Spectrum analyzers
  • Good understanding of RF/circuit design concepts, patterns, tools, and best practices
  • Excellent communication skills.

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have
  • Experience with RF, circuit, and system simulation tools
  • Working knowledge of signal processing fundamentals
  • Willingness to learn and apply the best technology for a given application.

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:

CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

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