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CACI International Senior Production Analyst/Estimator in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey

Job Description

CACI is seeking a Senior Production Analyst/Estimator to provide technical and program support for Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) PMS 501/505 clients in Washington, D.C. The SPA will provide IGEs (Independent Government Estimates) for Naval Ship repairs and modifications. Review and validate client change order estimates at the Program Management Level. This position will be located at the CACI International office located at 305 Fellowship Road in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Program Management Support: Provide program management support to various NAVSEA Program Offices.

  • Provide material and man-day estimates to be used in the development of the Independent Cost Estimates, ICE.

  • Team Leadership checks to define structural repairs in accordance with NAVSEA requirements.

  • Provide written work instructions annotating allotted allowances, trade support, repair procedures, and chronological schedules to be followed by production.

  • Responsible for the planning/estimating of Repair Items and Ship Alterations including work definition, material identification and cost using drawings, technical documents, NAVSEA Standard Items.

  • Responsible for correct formatting of Work Items and Estimates in accordance with published directives.

  • Requires a thorough understanding of ship repair planning and estimating requirements, U.S. Navy surface ship maintenance and modernization planning processes.

  • Requires knowledge of Hull and Ship Systems with a well-rounded overall understanding of newbuilding construction, ship repair and modernization with trade disciplines required to support estimate development.

  • Understanding and familiarity with NAVSEA Standard Items and use of CAD drawings is required.

  • Evaluate contractual work order physical progress reviews of Government-contracted shipbuilding and repair efforts.

  • Monitor the capability of the builder's processes, regularly auditing in-process execution, and inspecting the final products produced.

  • Utilize specialized electronic databases providing detailed and retrievable documentation of all quality and performance aspects directly observed.

  • Will prepare written correspondence: presentations, briefings, and memorandums.

  • Review plans, sampling criteria for the fabrication, installation, activation, testing and trials of a variety of shipboard systems as they relate to estimate and production management requirements.

More About the Role:

  • Prepare Independent Contractor Estimates for DoD, NAVSEA, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), US Coast Guard, NOAA and other Government agencies.

  • Prepare detailed cost estimates using accepted shipyard and maritime industry standards and methods for both small and large projects.

  • Ability to concentrate in one or more estimating disciplines including hull structure and outfitting; mechanical and piping and support craft.

  • Prepare or assist in preparation of detailed and order-of-magnitude, preliminary, change orders, REAs, RFDs, ship estimates and large modifications using appropriate methods and techniques.

  • Work with Program Managers, Technical Lead Engineers and client contracts personnel to evaluate cost applications and details.

  • Utilize appropriate company and maritime industry historical data for newbuilding, conversion and repair cost estimates

  • Develop CERs from historic data for application to weight-based data for cost estimates where required for client preference.

  • Prepare project and discipline estimate summaries Basis of Estimate.

  • Utilizing CAD drawings, redline markups where available for takeoffs and construction artifacts. Develop spreadsheets in Excel documenting cost estimate details.

  • Provide technical assistance and advice as required to clients regarding priced data and schedules.

  • Establish and maintain cost databases and product line specific return costs, where possible, for use as parametric analysis tools.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years' experience developing production planning documents and estimates for work executed on US Navy, US Coast Guard, Army, or MSC Ships.

  • Active DoD Secret Security clearance.

  • Adept knowledge and understanding of the ship repair planning and estimating requirements, U.S. Navy surface ship maintenance and modernization planning processes, use of the Navy Maintenance Database and use of the automated information system.

  • Requires knowledge of Hull and Ship Systems with a well-rounded overall understanding of new shipbuilding, ship repair and modernization with trade disciplines required to support estimates and work item development.

  • Knowledge and familiarity with NAVSEA Standard Items, CAD plans is required.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • AAS or Bachelor’s degree.

  • 5 years’ experience providing direct US Navy support.

  • Experience as a ship-fitter, electrician, pipe-fitter, machinist or tradesman working on ships from conversion to new construction.

  • Trade Level Journeyman work experience or equivalent desire.

  • Experienced with use of Microsoft Office software products.

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.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.