AECOM Engineer (C4I/Warfare Systems) in Dahlgren, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Dahlgren

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Engineer 3 to apply knowledge of applicable principles for the integration of new/upgraded C4I or warfare systems on new construction and in-service navy ships to meet an Integrated Topside Design environment.

Requirements of the position are to analyze options that optimize the topside design and ensure electromagnetic and war fighting compatibility is maintained with the addition of new or upgraded systems by applying appropriate commercial and military specifications, standards, and instructions. The candidate should possess knowledge of ship missions, sensor and weapon system performance specifications, and requirements and be able to provide guidance to installation activities for successful ship installation/integration. In addition, the candidate will develop solutions to technical issues, review change proposals, and waiver requests.

This position requires the candidate to anticipate future fleet needs with the engineering team and investigate the application of new technologies and approaches to overcome current limitations. The candidate will work closely with Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and other DoD program offices, sponsors, the fleet, laboratories, port engineers, contractors, and ship builders to develop task schedules and plans and manage those tasks within time and budget constraints while provide recommendations for managing and allocating appropriate technical and personnel assets. Candidate will have direct customer daily interface and communication while working on site.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field or equivalent experience (additional 8 years in lieu of a Bachelor's degree)

  • Must be eligible to obtain and maintain an active Secret clearance

  • At least six (6) years of general experience in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or Naval Architecture

  • At least four (4) years of professional experience or equivalent of which one year of work experience may include Integrated Topside Design, Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) military or commercial specifications/standards, antenna design/installation, Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), Electromagnetic Interference (EMI), Hazard of Electromagnetic Radiation to Fuel, Ordnance or Personnel HERF/O/P, and/or radar, communications, ordnance, Electromagnetic (EM) field measurements, or testing

  • Occasional travel is required, within the Washington, DC metropolitan area for meetings with the potential for travel to naval and private shipyards and other Naval Facilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • United States Navy experience and/or Civilian experience for installing, repairing, maintaining, and testing combat systems and/or C4I equipment

  • Knowledge of primary warfare system functional disciplines such as Command and Control, Communications, Sensors, Weapons, and Air Traffic Control

  • Computational Electromagnetic (CEM) analysis experience

  • An Active Secret Clearance

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 193997BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.