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Junior Counter Improvised Explosive Devices (C-IED) Integrator Multiple Locations: JBSA-Lackland, TX; JB MDL, NJ; Camp Guernsey, WY; Fort Bliss, TX; Ramstein AB, Germany; Andersen AB, Guam; Moody AFB, GA, USAFA, CO; Maxwell AFB, AL; Robins AFB, GA, (ID#15808)

Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs (CNSP) is a versatile, tribally owned 8(a), SDB providing solutions throughout the U.S. and overseas. CNSP has expertise in a wide range of technical disciplines, including global vulnerability assessment, information assurance, intelligence operations, program management and professional services with partners in Information Technology. CNSP is owned by Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. One-hundred percent of the company’s profits support future business investments and the well-being of the tribe’s citizens through health care, education and job creation, ensuring better lives for Cherokees today and tomorrow.

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CNSP is looking for Junior C-IED Integrators who shall serve as a liaison between the AETC Expeditionary Training Division as it relates to C-IED training and equipment.  Additionally the Junior C-IED Integrator must be familiar with COCOM theater entry requirements but not limited to: Identify visual Indicators of an explosive device; React to an IED; Understand methods of IED emplacement tactics; techniques and procedures (TTPs) and Perform a nine line unexploded ordnance report.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support, planning, consultation, analysis, advice and execution to establish, integrate, maintain, improve and disseminate C-IED training related information as it pertains to EOD and IED subject matter.
  • Assist cadre during the instruction of student personnel at training locations on concepts, TTPs as they relate to C-IED training, i.e., indicators, IED 9- Line, 5 Cs, operation of CREW Systems, hand held detection and 5/25/200m drills.
  • Assist in the recovery and maintenance of C-IED lanes, conduct maintenance and inventory of C-IED training devices and equipment, maintain, reset, and sustain the C-IED training lanes.
  • Research C-IED TTPs, Lessons Learned and Doctrinal publications to assist training cadre with employment of such information as it relates to the C- IED training.
  • Provide directional guidance, counseling, and assistance to cadre, Opposing Force (OPFOR), Red Team, or Civilians on the Battlefield (COB) personnel that participate in the C-IED training lane experience.  This individual shall be capable of modifying existing scenarios as training requirements change or shortfalls are identified.
  • Maintain contact with C-IED Integrators at other CONUS and OCONUS training venues and AETC/A3QE.  The Junior C-IED Integrator shall establish partnerships that instill open sharing of information between locations.  Maintain situational awareness on deployment locations of Unit Type Codes (UTCs), ensuring emerging TTPs are supported as they relate to C-IED activities.
  • Ensure training venues incorporate applicable C-IED training equipment items such as CREW systems, Hand Held detection equipment, blast simulators, C-IED training aids and other related equipment, as required.
  • Assist in providing an in-depth assessment of unit and individual performances and provide feedback to the unit using the After Action Review (AAR) process, or other observation and feedback process as required.
  • Assess other AF C-IED training venues and incorporate best practices into their C-IED training lane program, as approved by the Contracting Officer Representative.


Supervisory/Management Authority:

  • This position will not have any supervisory or management authority.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Candidates must be US Citizens
  • Candidates may have active and current Secret security clearance.
  • Candidate must pass a US federal background investigation and must also pass a drug screen.
  • Minimum of six (6) years of experience as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Technician.  An EOD Technician with at least six years' experience has successfully progressed up to the EOD Team Leader qualifications with sufficient knowledge and experience in the EOD Training program and knowledge of EOD Operations.
  • Minimum of six (6) years' experience of C-IED training processes, programs and requirements of AF personnel.
  • The Junior C-IED Integrator shall be a graduate of the Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal (NAVSCOLEOD) course held at Indian Head, Maryland or Eglin AFB, FL.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Operational IED experience in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) or other combat operational environments.  Operational experience includes but is not limited to the training, planning and operations of IED and C-IED missions as an EOD Team Leader.
  • Working knowledge of IED components categories (Containers, Switches, Power Source, Main Charge and Initiator), emplacement, and concealment as used in the current and future US Theater of Operations.  The Senior C-IED Integrator support shall be familiar with the identification, nomenclature, and explosive characteristics of Explosive Ordnance.
  • Familiar with the CREW systems (i.e. DUKE, CVRJ, AN-PLT 4 and AN-PLT 5 and I1B1 vehicle mounted, dismounted, and fixed site systems).  The Senior C-IED Integrator must remain current on existing and emerging CREW systems and requirements, and assist AFSFC with the integration of systems into SF RTC C-IED training venues, as required

Work Environment:

  • This position is primarily performed in a secured federal and/or military installation office setting, a controlled office environment as well as working outside in a field environment.

With $400 million in annual revenue, 20% growth per year, approximately 950+ active contracts serving 60+ government agencies in 25 countries, 47 states, 2 territories and 2000+ employees, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) group of Federal Contracting Section 8(a) companies is well positioned to deliver expertise needed to solve complex technical issues. Federal Solutions provides an array of services for 12 of the 15 cabinet-level departments and agencies – from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense.

Why consider Cherokee Nation and our Federal Solutions business? Here are some great resources highlighting what we do and compelling reasons for joining our team!

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