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Cherokee Nation Red Wing (CNRW) is a military service company supporting war fighters with innovative, quality solutions for even the most challenging situations. With a focus on aviation weapon systems life-cycle support, the company maintains a presence at key commodity commands to provide critical sustainment/reset and repair services. Wholly owned by the Cherokee Nation, CNRW is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies.


The Test Engineer I will be responsible for maintenance support of heavy equipment, vehicles and other military equipment.


Includes the following (Other duties may be assigned):

  • Provide mechanical and electrical maintenance support (including drilling, modification, and fabrication) for heavy equipment, vehicles, and other military equipment
  • Basic skills in reading and interpreting dimension drawings and blueprints to ensure adherence to customer specifications
  • Travels frequently to customer sites to provide support for military operations
  • Maintain active security clearance
  • Work within deadlines assigned by customer
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


No supervisory responsibility.


  • High School or GED
  • One-year certificate from college or technical school preferred or one and one-half years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Ability to read and use military Technical Manuals
  • Ability to use general and specialized mechanical and power tools
  • Ability to drive and operate military vehicles

· Ability to drive and operate a one-ton truck with twin axle trailer attached

  • Ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel for reports
  • Ability to read wiring diagrams and use simple test equipment such as volt meters and power supplies
  • Ability to interface with operators and support personnel on issues that could affect operation and safety of equipment and crew

· Good people skills

· Good communication skills

· Subject to loud sounds (e.g., manufacturing plant, military vehicles and equipment), outdoor weather conditions and all routine job tasks inherent in position

· Work near moving mechanical parts;

· Have the ability to stand and walk one-third to two-third of the time; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl up to one-third of the time

· Ability to work with minimal supervision

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job:

Moderate sound (e.g., business office with office machines and computers, people traffic), some outdoor weather conditions and all routine job tasks inherent in position; the ability to stand and walk one-third to two-third of the time; the ability to talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle or feel; close vision; color vision; depth perception and ability to correct and adjust focus

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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