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Journeyman Environ Engineer (Technical Lead), San Antonio, TX, US ID#



We are seeking a qualified Technical Lead to provide technical and project management support to the Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) to assist in developing environmental program requirements. AFCEC is a Field Operating Agency (FOA) of the United States Air Force that provides a full range of technical and professional services to the Air Force community in areas related to environmental restoration, pollution prevention, environmental planning, design and construction management, and comprehensive planning and design.



Provide specialized advisory and assistance (A&AS) support services to the Air Force including:

  • Provide specialized technical support for the U.S. Air Force ERA planning, programming, budgeting and execution (PPBE) process commonly referred to as PRD

  • Provide support for the PRD process in accordance with the latest version of the PRD Guide

  • Ensure Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) compliance to prepare defensible, reliable Environmental Liabilities (EL) and program estimates.

  • Tracking project schedules through the initial phases of developing environmental liability requirements and estimating project costs, in addition to preparing and revising environmental program documents as required.

  • Facilitate teleconference project requirement discussions to ensure accurate capture of requirements, and actively communicating program status to maintain schedules for document completion.

  • Coordinating with government Program Managers to develop auditable project packages

  • Works closely with cost estimators during cost estimate reviews with government Program Managers

  • Assists in the facilitations of multiple client meetings to discuss and capture requirements changes

  • Actively communicates program status to Cherokee Nation leadership in order to maintain schedules for document completion

  • Assists in organizing and packaging audit files

  • Works with government Program Managers to build audit packages from Program Adjustment requests during current fiscal year

  • Performs QC of project files

  • Other duties as assigned

Key Skills

  • Experience in facilitating meetings

  • Experience in Environmental Restoration and DoD program planning

  • Experience in conflict resolution/moderation

  • Experience in developing PowerPoint presentations

  • Technical writing experience a plus

  • Experience in the use of all MS Office applications

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills




No supervisory/management authority.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Geology, Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Business Management or related field

  • 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)

  • Experience with the Air Force environmental restoration program (ERP).

  • Experience with PRD process for the USAF ERP a plus

  • Ability to organize and gather project data, conduct analysis, prepare reports and provide recommendations without assistance.

  • Utilizing and applying computer software including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Knowledge of state and federal environmental regulations, Defense Environmental Restoration Program (DERP) and FAR

  • Experience interacting with state and federal environmental regulatory agencies.

  • Good organizational skills and excellent communication skills both oral and written.

  • Ability to multitask and meet aggressive deadlines

  • Project Management experience preferred

  • Recent/Current Government Contracting experience preferred



Office environment, Mon-Fri, 40 hours per week


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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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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