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CACI is seeking a Project Design Engineer. Position is based in Lorton, VA.

Posted by on December 6, 2018

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Job Description

CACI is seeking a Project Design Engineer. Position is based in Lorton, VA.

What You’ll Get to Do: 

  • Work closely with program management and CAD Design Technicians to interpret site survey information and create initial and final installation systems design, list of material support, and artifact creation required for the delivery and installation of Electronic Security Systems (ESS).
  • Systems elements requiring installation may include: closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras, thermal imagers, command control display equipment (CCDE), access control systems (ACS), ACS personnel enrollment stations, and intrusion detection systems (IDS) used to protect critical assets for our customers at various locations and in various environments.
  • Design and lead site specific installation engineering efforts and support the Project Manager in the technical aspects of project execution.
  • Develop cost estimates to include Bill of Materials and labor hours.
  • Responsible to ensure standardized processes, documentation, templates, and best practices are developed and incorporated to ensure consistent execution and delivery; also ensures usage of scalable standard application methods and techniques, works to develop standard tools and procedures, and directs resources to see that the team remains aligned with the overall program objectives.Required Skills:
  • Possess a bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Systems Engineering.
  • An additional 4 years of experience (9+ years total) may be considered in-lieu-of a degree.
  • Five (5) years of ESS experience with particular emphasis on installation design.
  • Experience and understanding of construction designs for power, structure/facility and internal and external communications in support of ESS installation.
  • Two (2) years’ experience developing overall project cost estimates, bill of materials, and labor costing for security system installation projects.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite of applications to include manipulation of MS Project as well as significant insight on current CAD systems.
  • Must possess or have the ability to obtain an Active DoD Secret Clearance.
  • Occasional OCONUS travel required.Desired Skills:
  • In depth knowledge of USAF Physical Security regulations and guidelines (AFI 31-101 and ESS Equipment Siting Guide).
  • Professional Engineer certification.
  • Professional certification as Physical Security Professional (PSP).
  • Experience in the execution of process standardization, quality assurance, continuous improvement methodologies such as ISO 9000, CMMI, Six Sigma, etc.

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.


  • Location:
  • Salary: Not provided
  • Clearance Required: Yes
  • Spouse Friendly: No

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