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Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs (CNSP) is a versatile, tribally owned 8(a), SDB providing solutions throughout the U.S. and overseas. CNSP has expertise in a wide range of technical disciplines, including engineering, global vulnerability assessment, information assurance, intelligence operations, program management and professional services. CNSP 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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CNSP is looking for a licensed professional Mechanical Engineer-Journeyman to support the 7th Civil Engineering Squadron at Dyess AFB, TX under this Base Civil Engineering Support services contract.




  • Provide technical expertise in to the Government's execution of existing facility renovations, new facility construction, and utility infrastructure upgrade/repair/replacement.
  • Perform a wide variety of technical initiatives including: drafting technical portions of contract procurement packages, reviewing technical reports and design submittals, performing construction submittal reviews, and supporting cost estimation.
  • Support construction project management efforts including:  reviewing partial payment invoices, performing construction surveillance and quality assurance, supporting contract change order management, performing technical contract interpretation, completing project status reporting, overseeing construction safety, and performing project closeout.
  • Interface with other technical staff within an internal team, base civil engineering staff, installation stakeholders, government contracting staff, and construction contractors.
  • Develop, maintain, and utilize databases as decision-making tools and in concert with geographical interface systems (GIS).




This position will not have supervisory/management authority.




  • Candidates must be US Citizens
  • Candidates will be subject to a US federal government background investigation and drug screen.
  • Completed BA/BS or MA/MS degree from an accredited college or university in the following curriculums Architecture or Engineering.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of related engineering experience is required.
  • Professional Engineering (PE) license or other certification is highly desirable.
  • Experience with technical writing, participating in conference calls, note and record keeping, and presenting technical coursework material is required.
  • Ability to assist with construction field support including inspection.
  • Proficient in commonly used engineering software programs.
  • Utilizing and applying computer software including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.




  • Working knowledge of design and engineering practices is required.
  • Working knowledge of Quality Assurance and Quality Control principles is required.
  • Working knowledge of federal and state codes/guidelines is required.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and lead others in studies, designs, and construction projects, record and manage the processes and documentation, and to negotiate effectively with management to accept and implement recommendations, where proposals involve substantial resources and require extensive changes in established concepts and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; negotiate complex issues; and maintain good working relationships.
  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle, navigating throughout Dyess AFB on both paved and gravel roads.




This position is primarily performed in a secured federal office setting, a controlled office environment as well as working outside in a job site environment.


With $400 million in annual revenue, more than 3000 employees and nearly 1,000 federal projects for more than 60 government agencies in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 territories, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) team of companies are well positioned to deliver the expertise needed to solve the world’s most pressing issues. Together, CNB’s companies provide an array of services — from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense — for 12 of the 15 Cabinet departments.

Why consider Cherokee Nation Businesses? The following links can help you learn more about what we do and the many great reasons to join our team!

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