Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

Senior Environmental Scientist (Senior Scientist)

Posted Date 1 month ago(1/22/2018 3:56 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Location : City
Location : State/Province (Full Name)


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).



Minimum Education and Experience:  Bachelor's degree in calculus-based science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) field plus at least 5 years relevant experience. Prefer Master's degree in calculus-based STEM field.

  • Prefer experience with permitting actions and regulatory compliance for Nevada and Clark County air emissions
  • Ability to build teaming relationships with technical and other company organizations.
  • Execute work in a disciplined manner to demonstrate compliance with laws, codes, orders, and MSTS policies and procedures.
  • Attention to detail in planning and performing work, and documenting decisions in a scientifically-defensible manner
  • Must have good planning and organizational skills, initiative and use of independent judgement
  • Working knowledge of office software programs such as the Microsoft Office suite, and with more specialized software such as modeling programs.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to function in a team environment and build teaming relationships with all levels and types of employees
  • Knowledge of technical vocabularies and terminology common to the assignment
  • Work involves indoor and outdoor work in construction areas and other industrial settings including underground areas, work in chemical protective clothing, and work in extreme temperatures.


MSTS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. MSTS is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


Assure regulatory compliance and provide other environmental support at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) and other Nevada locations operated by MSTS. Support the national security and other missions at the NNSS by reviewing planning and operational documents and providing input to ensure environmental requirements are incorporated, and environmental impact is minimized. Manage environmental programs as assigned by the manager with emphasis in the area of air quality, and other areas assigned by the Environmental Compliance manager.


Typical work assignments include but are not limited to:

  • Conduct field inspections of facilities to ascertain regulatory compliance with air quality, NEPA wastewater, drinking water, solid waste, chemical reporting, and other environmental regulations, as assigned.
  • Maintain compliance with local, state, and federal permits and regulatory requirements in assigned areas, prepare routine and non-routine reports, and develop sampling and monitoring schedules
  • Assist the Manager with the development and implementation of an Environmental Management System that meets industry standards
  • Identify environmental deficiencies, and track them to resolution and closure