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Chenega Corporation Engineering Technician in Hickam AFB, Hawaii


Engineering Technician

Hickam AFB, HI

Chronos Operations (CO) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chenega

Corporation, an Alaska Native Corporation based in Anchorage, AK. Belonging

to the Military, Intelligence, and Operations Support (MIOS) Strategic

Business Unit (SBU), Chronos has a culture rooted in integrity, respect, and

exceptional performance. Chronos is headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO,

and provides mission-critical services in Advanced Analytics & AI, Software

Engineering, Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and Intelligence.

The Engineering Technician shall provide support services for the Red Hill Officer-in-Charge (OIC) organization.


  • Review of contractor-submitted test results and review and editing of contractor-submitted reports for the regulator for each of the 19 drinking water zones.

  • Compile validated data reports downloaded from the electronic data management system (EDMS) for each of the 19 drinking water zones.

  • Review contract specifications and latest scopes of work for compatibility with the administration of performance assessment methods and procedures.

  • Prepare assessment schedules based on the contractor’s provided work schedules and determination of critical assessment points involved, such as the planning and Stage 5 Reports.

  • Recommend variations in planned assessment methods and procedures to meet unusual problem situations.

  • Conduct direct oversight assessments on-site.

  • Assess the government contractor performing water sampling (not to exceed 15% of planned samples) to ensure it is being conducted in proper locations at and within residences, schools, child development centers, child development homes, potable water distribution hydrants, and other determined locations per LTM and Drinking Water Sampling Plan established percentage parameters during each period.

  • Assess contractor sample collection to ensure compliance with approved sampling plans.

  • Prioritize oversight of high-interest sampling situations.

  • Provide a sampling report for the day after the inspection to the Environmental Engineer.

  • Furnish their designated government representatives with documentation indicating whether the construction conforms to the contract requirements.

  • Act as the primary person responsible for monitoring the construction contractor’s efforts regarding on-site quality assurance and safety compliance.

  • Coordinate construction operations between contractors, station personnel, and other government agencies.

  • Participate in all “Preconstruction Meetings”, “Post-Award Kickoff Meetings”, and "Partnering" activities during construction (workshops, meetings, etc.) as required.

  • Attend quality control, preparatory, and initial meetings and monitor three-phase of control checklists for accuracy and thoroughness.

  • Follow NAVFAC Business Process Management System (BPMS), Kilo-Grams, and associated Naval Engineering Training and Operating Procedures Standards (NETOPS) in the execution of required tasks.

  • Act in direct support of the construction manager/construction oversight engineer as required if such duties are not specifically outlined herein.

  • Review/Analyze Requests for Information (RFIs) and submittals and provide the government with comments and recommendations.

  • Maintain working files utilizing the electronic Construction Management System (eCMS) or other approved project-specific Construction Management systems authorized for the project.

  • Monitor compliance with environmental protection requirements and document all findings.

  • Report and document instances of non-compliance with quality control and safety requirements.

  • Monitor and document construction surveying, materials, and system testing conducted by the construction contractor.

  • Provide review/analysis and notes/comments/recommendations on the Contractor’s Requests for Payment, including completing the monthly field pay estimate worksheet for each construction contract with the construction contractor’s representative.

  • Inspect material stored off-site, where applicable.

  • Coordinate with government representatives and appropriate construction contractor personnel before conducting required inspections and meetings such as the NAVFAC Red Zone meeting (coordination meeting typically held at 75% project completion).

  • Review interim and final DD 1354 documentation and provide the government with comments and recommendations.

  • Assist in Constructability reviews as requested. Provide written review comments and recommendations.

  • Monitor the preparation of as-built activities of contractors to ensure that those documents are being prepared on an ongoing basis.

  • Review contractor submissions of as-built drawings for completeness and accuracy and advise the appropriate Government personnel in writing as to the acceptability of such submissions.

  • Participate in final acceptance and testing of major building systems, including but not limited to fire protection certification, elevator certifications, ensuring contractor compliance in the areas of Testing and Balancing (TABs), Duct Air Leakage Testing (DALTS), Digital Control Systems (DDC) for HVAC systems.

  • Provide notes/comments/recommendations for acceptance or rejection of the witnessed system based on contract document conformance.

  • Immediately report the occurrence of defined chemical exceedances to the Supervisory

  • Environmental Engineer and document key information for each chemical exceedance.

  • For any reported instance of property damages, notify the Supervisory Environmental Engineer and COR.

  • Provide escort of government contractors to sampling locations as required.

  • Conduct assessments of government contractors' data entry into the EDMS database for each of the 19 drinking water zones.

  • Conduct review and revision of any reports prepared by government contractors for public distribution.

  • Prepare data summary crosstabs from the government contractor database for public distribution.

  • Provide input and review on sampling and work plans that relate to the execution of the requirements in the LTM Plan.

  • Update Long Term Monitoring (LTM) Tracker to keep an accurate count of samples and associated categories for all samples collected during the LTM program.

  • Provide oversight of government contractor and team support in unique or unforeseen situations that involve the quality of the water system and/or LTM Plan execution.

  • Coordinate with the Management and Program Analyst for any Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) sampling requests and access to controlled areas.

  • Support business development activities as required (e.g., customer technical capabilities briefings, past performance content, technical solutions).

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required

  • 5+ years of recent experience as a construction inspector or tradesperson and shall have a basic understanding of engineering, architecture, or construction trades.

  • Current certification in concrete inspection, structural steel inspection, plumbing inspection, electrical inspection, HVAC inspection, and/or other trade-related inspection certifications are desirable but not required.

  • Current certification of successful completion of the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)/Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Construction Quality Management for Contractors course or complete within 45 days of hire.

  • Must be a US citizen.

  • Background check required, including a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) fingerprint check and a Favorable Tier 3 Investigation.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Secret clearance.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Have specialized experience in quality assurance and enforcing contract compliance to independently perform the services required.

  • Knowledge of the three phases of the control and Construction Quality Management process is required.

  • Sound understanding of construction concepts, principles, and practices applicable to multi-disciplined engineering projects and the design, layout, and supervision of construction operations.

  • Thorough knowledge of construction practices and methods and construction management skills.

  • Have demonstrated ability and experience to inspect materials, workmanship, and construction and installation of various systems. Possess up-to-date knowledge of construction practices and techniques, e.g., proper applications of construction materials and methods of installation.

  • Have demonstrated knowledge of the latest U.S. Army Corps of Engineers safety publications, including but not limited to EM 385-1-1, OSHA safety requirements as well as all other applicable national health and safety regulations, codes, and standards.

  • Have demonstrated knowledge of federal building project design codes (UFGS) and construction techniques.

  • Advanced skills in problem-solving.

  • Good work ethic and active desire to learn.

  • Skillful time management and organizational skills to set and meet deadlines.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to work both independently and within a team.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment to encourage collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.

  • Ability to meet minimum clearance requirements.

How you’ll grow

At Chenega MIOS, our professional development plan focuses on helping our team members at every level of their careers to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn.

We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their careers.


At Chenega MIOS, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our team members and offer them a broad range of benefits.

Learn more about what working at Chenega MIOS can mean for you.

Chenega MIOS’s culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our team members to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and continuously look for new ways to maintain a culture where we excel and lead healthy, happy lives.

Corporate citizenship

Chenega MIOS is led by a purpose to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our team members, and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.

Learn more about Chenega’s impact on the world.

Chenega MIOS News- https://chenegamios.com/news/

Tips from your Talent Acquisition Team

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Chenega MIOS web site - www.chenegamios.com

Glassdoor - https://www.glassdoor.com/Overview/Working-at-Chenega-MIOS-EI_IE369514.11,23.htm

LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/1472684/

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Native preference under PL 93-638.

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