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Journeyman Environmental Engineer / Cost Estimator (ID# 14195)

San Antonio, TX


Since 2009, Cherokee Nation Technologies (CNT) has been serving government clients with time-tested solutions that increase client effectiveness through the intelligent use of technology. CNT’s expertise includes software and application services, network services, and business process services. The company is head-quartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with a regional office in Ft. Collins, Colorado, and client locations nationwide. Wholly owned by the Cherokee Nation, CNT is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies.


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The Air Force Civil Engineering Center (AFCEC), headquartered in San Antonio, TX, is responsible for providing responsive, flexible full-spectrum installation engineering services. AFCEC missions include facility investment planning, design and construction, operations support, real property management, energy support, environmental compliance and restoration, and audit assertions, acquisition and program management. The unit conducts its operations at more than 75 locations worldwide.


We are looking for a Journeyman Environmental Engineer to support the U.S. Air Force’s Environmental Restoration Account (ERA) planning, programming, budgeting and execution (PPBE) process commonly referred to as Program Requirements Development (PRD).



  • Provide specialized advisory and assistance (A&AS) support services to the Air Force including:
  • Specialized technical support for the U.S. Air Force ERA planning, programming, budgeting and execution (PPBE) process commonly referred to as PRD.
  • Support for the PRD process is accomplished in accordance with the latest version of the PRD Guide utilizing the Air Force's PRD estimating tool of record Remedial Action Cost Engineering Requirements (RACER).
  • Ability to train users to develop estimates in RACER.  Validating new or revised cost models in RACER.
  • Perform validation of RACER technologies that are new or have been updated from previous software version
  • Eventually train others in the use of RACER software
  • Utilize and apply computer software including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), RACER, EESOH-MIS.
  • Ensure Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) compliance to prepare defensible, reliable Environmental Liabilities (EL) and program estimates.



  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree from an accredited discipline university in Engineering, Physical, Environmental Science, or other related field is required
  • Three (3) to ten (10) years of experience in environmental restoration accomplished under the Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) is a must.
  • Experience with the Air Force environmental restoration program (ERP) is a plus
  • Experience with PRD process for the USAF ERP strongly desired
  • Knowledge of state and federal environmental regulations, Defense Environmental Restoration Program (DERP) and FAR and experience preparing environmental remediation cost estimates using RACER is strongly desired
  • Experience interacting with state and federal environmental regulatory agencies
  • Ability to organize and gather project data, conduct analysis, prepare reports and provide recommendations without assistance
  • Good organizational skills and excellent communication skills both oral and written.
  • Ability to multitask and meet aggressive deadlines.
  • Successfully pass a drug screen and federal background check to gain base access with a Common Access Card (CAC).


Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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