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Cherokee Nation System Solutions (CNSS) provides a complete line of innovative services, consulting and products to government agencies, including application modernization, data utilization and advanced analytics, geospatial, GIS and remote sensing, information technology infrastructure, program professional services and scientific and research capabilities. CNSS offers an extensive selection of quality services and products at competitive prices. Additionally, CNSS collaborates with partners nationwide to provide even the most complex services to clients.

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Cherokee Nation System Solutions (CNSS) is a versatile, tribally owned, SDB providing solutions throughout the U.S. and overseas. CNSS 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. CNSS 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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CNSS is looking for a GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEER in Ft. Worth, TX to support the Natural Resource Conservation Services and the National Design, Construction and Soil Mechanics Center (NDCSMC). The National Design, Construction and Soil Mechanics Center (NDCSMC) is made up of two staffs or branches. One staff is the NDCSMC-Design Center staff. This staff reviews complex engineering designs from field offices and state offices from across the agency.

Job Description:

  • These projects are engineering structures, and many are projects involving human health and safety. The NDCSMC-Design Center has the highest level of engineering skills and disciplines within NRCS, but for some projects the NDCSMC may not have the necessary skills on board to per-form reviews needed to ensure public health and safety.
  • The contracted staff must have the necessary skills to support NRCS staff for producing a robust design review.
  • Projects may be in any of the 48 contiguous states, Alaska, Hawaii, Caribbean Area (Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands) and Pacific Basin Area (Guam, American Samoa, Micronesia, Pa-Lau, Marian Islands, Marshal Islands).


Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Deliverables):

  • Engineering services for the design review of construction drawings for new or rehabilitated dam and other water resource related projects along with technical document development.
  • NRCS is seeking the services of engineers to assist with quality and technical reviews of pre-developed drawings or other technical documentation that could originate from the Government or Government contractors.
  • Candidates must have an active and current Licensed Professional Engineer in at least one above mentioned U.S. states. Candidates will be required to present this certification during the recruitment process.


Supervisory/Management Authority:

This position may require may have some supervisory/management authority and responsibilities as designated by the Program Manager.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Candidates will be subject to a U.S. Government federal background investigation and favorable pass a drug screen.
  • Candidates are required to have the legal authority to work in the United States of America. There will not be any sponsorship of Visas in any of its categories.
  • Candidates are required to be a Licensed Professional Engineer in at least one of the in any of the 48 contiguous states, Alaska, Hawaii, Caribbean Area (Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands) and Pacific Basin Area (Guam, American Samoa, Micronesia, Pa-Lau, Marian Islands, Marshal Islands). Candidates must have a current and updated Professional
  • Candidates must have as a minimum a B.S. in Civil, Agricultural, Environmental, or Structural Engineering from an ABET accredited university/college. Having the ABET accreditation is a requirement.
  • Candidates must have a Minimum of five (5) years proven hands on professional experience in design and/or construction of engineering projects
  • Candidates must possess strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills in the English language.
  • Utilizing and applying computer software including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Candidates must have hands on professional experience with Department of State USDA policies, standards, and specifications
  • Experience working in construction engineering related to a large-scale Federal effort.


Work Environment:

  • This position is primarily performed in a controlled office environment in a secure U.S. Federal government building and candidate may be required on an as needed basis to work outdoors subject to diverse weather elements.

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!

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster

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We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for the purpose of proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time to make our Affirmative Action Plan accessible. If you are interested, please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2018 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at “” This email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.