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Job Title:  Project Programmer – III

Job ID# 13510

Location: Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, TX

Cherokee Nation Management & Consulting (CNMC) is a versatile small business that provides advisory & assistance services in research, experimental development, technology implementation, and program management. CNMC has expertise in a wide-range of technical disciplines including engineering, environmental, information and asset management, along with a variety of physical and life sciences. The company is an integral part of the Technology Division’s portfolio of companies. Wholly owned by the Cherokee Nation, CNMC is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies.


Position will support the Base Engineering personnel during Pre- and Post-Project Acquisition engineering activities.  The position will execute project technical reviews of designs, cost estimates, and specifications for Facility Sustainment Restoration & Modernization (FSRM) and Military Construction (MILCON) projects. 



Includes the following:

  • Provide technical expertise and project management advice and guidance
  • Collaborate with customers, stakeholders, architects, engineers, and construction managers
  • Define and Develop engineering project requirements and translate them into Performance Work Statements/Statements of Work
  • Develop cost estimates for project execution
  • Input and maintain project data into an Air Force Enterprise Business system.
  • Provide reports and other products in support of Facility Working Groups, Facility Utilization Boards, and installation other meetings
  • Support the development of the annual Base Comprehensive Asset Management Plan submission
  • Provide technical support to determine the feasibility/capability of existing facilities to support new missions or long range programs as well as define requirements for new or additional facilities
  • Assist in the development of various project management tools to include PMPs, Source Selection Plans (SSPs), Acquisition strategies, formal Acquisition Plans (AQPs),  and Economic Analyses
  • Prepare reports and recommendations for project sponsors and stakeholders
  • Advance concepts and approaches, reviews projects progress and results; provide project status to help management resource decisions
  • Oversees the development, evaluation or review of plans and criteria for a variety of activities; assesses the feasibility of proposed plans, projects, and equipment
  • Plans and manages projects. Writes (or discusses) project plan(s), recommendation(s) and/or finding(s)
  • Performs other job related duties as required.


No supervisory or management authority.


Bachelor’s Degree in any Architecture or Facility Engineering Discipline (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil); Master’s Degree is desirable and 10 years’ experience in design and construction activities with significant project programming experience.  Minimum 10 years Design, Construction and/or Construction management experience with significant experience in project programming.  Experience with design and construction of high-interest, high-visibility Air Force projects is highly desirable.


  • Knowledge and understanding of the military design and construction process.
  • Knowledge and understanding that includes all aspects of acquisition and project execution as a design/construction agent.
  • Ability to simultaneously manage technical reviews of multiple design & construction projects.
  • Working knowledge of MS Project, AutoCADD, Primavera, and Visio a plus.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Ability to positively react to changes in directions, and filter out unnecessary tasks.
  • Outstanding interaction skills, tact, and team building skills.
  • Ability to use logic to analyze or identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts associated with information or data to draw conclusions.
  • Utilize technology to facilitate geographically separated offices into virtual collaborative environment.
  • Ability to successfully pass drug screening and a federal background check is required.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and analyze technical designs and drawings is required. Excellent communication skills both oral, visual and written.
  • Strong computer skills working with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Working knowledge of BUILDERTM Sustainment Management System.
  • Working knowledge of TRIRIGA and E4Clicks is highly desired.
  • Working knowledge of design and construction of high-interest, high-visibility Air Force projects is highly desirable.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET CLEARANCE, which is required to be adjudicated and maintained, in order to remain eligible for employment, per contract and government requirements.


The majority of work is technical in nature and conducted in a climate-controlled office environment. Regular field activities include project site surveys and construction site visits. Domestic and international travel is required <25% of the time.

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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