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Engineering Files Technician-Junior, Lakewood, CO, US ID# 16366

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 an Engineering Files Technician-Junior to support the Department of Energy (DOE) Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) Headquarters in Lakewood, CO and support our team providing technical services to the Office of Design and Engineering under this Technical Support Services contract.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Verify data in the Drawing Information System upon receipt of drawings.
    • Ensure drawing numbers are correctly reserved.
    • Verify previous revisions have been finalized, and archived.
    • Research drawing history and location, contact requestor as necessary to process any pending drawings.
    • Provide requestor with approval print.
    • Update on-site drawing reference books with new drawings, including incorporating agreed upon filing scheme per engineering discipline. Remove previous revisions of drawings.
    • File manual engineering drawings in flat files.
    • Maintain Excel spread sheet of all standard drawings including.
    • Facility Identification, sequence number and revision level.
    • Location of drawing file.
    • Drawing title.
    • Update as drawings are submitted for archives.
    • Enter void and supersede drawing information into the DIS
    • Remove manual drawing from flat files if necessary.
    • Remove print from on-site drawing reference book in the engineering area.
    • File necessary paperwork.
    • Operate wide format scanner/copier/printers.
    • Retrieve, rename files and place into the appropriate directory on Project Server.
    • Perform replacement of consumables and minor cleanup of printers and plotters related to Design & Engineering services.
    • Load papers, unloads drawings and monitors output quality of CAE plotters and printers.
    • Deliver drawings to requestor as required.
    • Create Existing Installation and For Information Only drawings of manual and AutoCAD drawings for use in Construction Specifications and places into the appropriate directory on the Project Server.
    • Scan drawings for the Geographic Information System, including drawing research for specific types of drawings, retrieves, renames and places files on the GIS SharePoint site.
    • Extract engineering data from various prescribed but non-standard sources and processing the data following well-defined methods.
    • Process engineering drawings for archival and distribution to appropriate HQ and Regional Engineering Offices.
    • Create and edit, lists of engineering drawing numbers in emails to Information Technology (IT) Ops, generates DIS memos and corrects, archive error drawing records.
    • Process drawings for Electronic Archive: Responsible for maintaining centralized electronic archive of finalized drawings.
    • Locate appropriate drawing file on project server or regional office.
    • Resolve any revision level, corrupt or duplicate drawing issues with drawing coordinators in the Regional Offices.
    • Work with Technical Document Coordinator and engineering to ensure accuracy
    • Operate CAE system Windows 10 workstations to queue drawings to the plotting process and/or move drawing files and directories from one location to another.
    • Maintain CAE directories and files as to proper users, location and existence.
    • Working with other peripheral equipment such as external hard drives, rewritable disks, CD-ROM drives.
    • Assist in design modification by compiling data to design, specifications, and material that are pertinent to specific items of equipment and using judgment and initiative to recognize inconsistencies or gaps in data and seek sources to clarify information.
    • Anticipate and maintain inventory of consumables for wide format printers and plotters, prepares orders of consumables for purchase.


Supervisory/Management Authority:

  • This position will not have any supervisory or management authority

Education and/or Experience:

  • Candidates must be US Citizens.
  • Candidates will undergo a US government federal background investigation and must be able to favorable pass a drug test.
  • A High School degree or GED equivalent is required as well as an Associate degree is required.
  • BA/BS or MA/MS is highly desired in the related fields of IT in construction/building.
  • One (1) to two (2) years related work experience with clerical experience involving gathering, filing, and maintaining records and files of technical material.
  • Utilizing and applying computer software including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of records/document management practices is required.
  • Working knowledge of Quality Assurance principles is desired.
  • Working knowledge of federal and state codes/guidelines is desired.
  • Ability to deal with a variety of people in a professional and courteous manner in diversified situations.


Work Environment:

This position is primarily performed in a secured federal office setting, a controlled office environment as well as working outside in a job site diverse and changing weather 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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