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Architect, Havelock, NC, US ID #18460 at Cherokee Nation Businesses, LLC in Havelock, North Carolina

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Architect, Havelock, NC, US ID #18460



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.


The Architect supports Cherokee Nation 3S's client, Marine Corps Installations-East (MCIEAST) at MCAS Cherry Point in Havelock, NC. The Architect will work on the design and execution of repair and construction of facilities. The individual will manage projects and lead in-depth technical reviews of large and small projects as part of our company's on-site engineering team. Responsible for the preparation of detailed plans including but not limited to: floor plans, site programming, site analysis, building orientation and placement including major entries to buildings, vehicular and pedestrian circulation including development of major entries to the project site, landform, LEED requirements/analysis/incorporation, water quality features and low impact development (LID) practices, sustainable design methods, incorporation of Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) requirements, and site features to reinforce Anti-

Terrorism/Force Protection.


Includes the following:

  • 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).
  • Perform other job-related duties as required.


No supervisory or management authority.


  • Bachelor Degree from a National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) accredited Architectural program or approved equivalent experience, with a professional license.
  • Minimum of 8 years' of architectural design including at least 1 year working on facilities projects for a Federal Agency - preferably on a US military/DOD facility.
  • PMP desired


  • Architecture license is required.
  • 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.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a NACI/SF85 for unescorted access to on-base facilities.
  • 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 on both paved and gravel roads.


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

About Cherokee Federal
Cherokee Federal - a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses - is a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation's mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. Our team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health, and technology portfolios.

Since 2012, the Cherokee Federal team of companies has won more than $5 billion in government contracts. Our 3,000+ employees work in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.

Why choose Cherokee Federal? Visit our website and learn about the great reasons to join our team.


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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