Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Nuclear Safety USQ/Analyst (Sr Engr)

    Posted Date 5 months ago(9/27/2018 11:32 AM)
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  • Qualifications

    Nuclear Facility Worker - This position is subject to the requirements of DOE Order 426.2.

    • Bachelor’s degree in Nuclear Engineering discipline or related a calculus-based (STEM) field, plus at least 5 years’ relevant experience. Demonstrated technical knowledge of calculations, and applications of engineering methods.
    • Applied knowledge of nuclear safety software such as Monte Carlo N-Particle Transport (MCNP) and MELCOR Accident Consequence Code System 2 (MACCS2).
    • Awareness of industry or regulatory standards and design criteria pertinent to the particular engineering discipline.
    • The position requires knowledge of governing Department of Energy (DOE) regulations, requirements, and guidance for development, implementation, and maintenance of nuclear safety programs and safety basis documents. Strong working level of knowledge of 10 CFR 830, subpart B; DOE-STD-1027-92; DOE-STD-1189-2008; DOE-STD-3009-2014; DOE-STD-3007-2007; DOE-HDBK-3010-94; DOE O 420.1C; DOE G 420.1-1; DOE G 420.1-2; DOE G 423.1-1; and DOE G 424.1.-1B and other applicable DOE directives and ANSI/ANS-8 series standards. 
    • Must possess planning/organizing skills and initiative. Must be able to employ independent judgment and apply professional knowledge to ensure that assignments are completed efficiently and on time. Must possess interpersonal communication skills to deal with contacts in an effective, positive, and professional manner.
    • Must possess mathematical skill and ability to understand complex data, terminology, procedures, laws, and regulations.
    • Must possess an appropriate, valid driver’s license.

    Department of Energy Q Clearance (position will be cleared to this level) and Human Reliability Program (reference 10 CFR Part 712, “Human Reliability Program”) certification. Reviews and tests for the absence of any illegal drug as defined in 10 CFR Part 707.4, “Workplace Substance Abuse Programs at DOE Sites,” will be conducted. Applicant selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation, and subsequent reinvestigations, and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. Successful completion of a counterintelligence evaluation, which may include a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination, will be required. Reference 10 CFR Part 709, “Counterintelligence Evaluation Program.” Eligibility Requirements – To obtain a clearance, an individual must be a U.S. citizen at least 18 years of age. Reference DOE Order 472.2, “Personnel Security.”


       Pre-placement physical examination, which includes a drug screen, is required. MSTS maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.


    Primary Responsibilities

    • Supports the performance of nuclear safety evaluations and analyses. These analytical tasks include the performance of hazards /accident analyses to derive hazard controls, and the development of other documentation such as descriptions of safety management programs (SMPs) and associated specific administrative controls for the completion of Documented Safety Analyses (DSAs) for nuclear facilities.
    • Supports the completion of Criticality Safety Evaluations (CSEs) for fissionable material operations and Unreviewed Safety Question (USQ) reviews.
    • Conducts modeling and calculations with nuclear safety software to support the completion of DSAs and CSEs.
    • Conducts Management Assessments of nuclear safety activities.
    • Generates and maintains Nuclear Safety procedures and implements improvements to nuclear safety business processes.
    • Creates and updates nuclear metrics.
    • Will apply demonstrated educational proficiencies to become technically qualified as a Safety Analyst and Criticality Safety Engineer when nuclear facility experience thresholds are attained.
    • Performs related work as assigned by supervisor.
    • Accepts individual responsibility and accountability for environment, safety, health, and quality processes within personal control, personal safety, and the safety of co-workers.  Complies with established regulations and procedures for environment, safety, health, and quality and perform duties in a way that will not cause personal danger, endanger other individuals, or violate environment, safety, health, and quality regulations.  Promptly corrects or reports any hazard or potential hazard to supervision.  Participates in and embrace MSTS environment, safety, health, and quality initiatives.


    If you’re looking for an interesting, fulfilling career, you’ve come to the right place!


    At Mission Support and Test Services, LLC (MSTS), we’re a dynamic team of employees who manage and operate the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS), formerly known as the Nevada Test Site. A premier outdoor, indoor and underground national laboratory for unique, high-level experiments, the NNSS has offices across the country, including Southern Nevada; Santa Barbara and Livermore, California; Washington, D.C.; and Albuquerque and Los Alamos, New Mexico. We’re dedicated to working together as a team to keep our nation safe. Join us!


    MSTS is a limited liability company consisting of Honeywell International Inc. (Honeywell), Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs), and Stoller Newport News Nuclear, Inc. (SN3).