Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Engineer II/ Senior Engineer (Mechanical)

    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/10/2018 12:33 PM)
    Job ID
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    Location : City
    North Las Vegas
    Location : State/Province (Full Name)
    USD $69,680.00/Yr.
    USD $127,732.80/Yr.
  • Qualifications

    Mechanical Engineer II 


    Bachelor’s degree in an engineering program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), plus at least 2 years’ relevant experience.

    • Skill building experience must demonstrate either deeper technical specialization or additional cross-disciplinary knowledge. Graduate research experience may be recognized.
    • Ability to interpret codes and standards within the discipline in which they were hired.


    Senior Engineer


    Bachelor’s degree in an engineering program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), plus at least 5 years’ relevant experience.

    • Skill building experience must demonstrate either deeper technical specialization or additional cross-disciplinary knowledge. Graduate research experience may be recognized.
    • Working knowledge of ASME codes, International Mechanical Code, International Plumbing Code, DOE O 420.1C, Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association (SMACNA), ASME B31 Piping system, and Code of Federal Regulations.
    • Knowledge of how codes and standards of other disciplines affect their discipline.
    • Knowledge is typically within one technical discipline or related disciplines.


    Department of Energy Q Clearance (position will be cleared to this level). 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, may also 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.”



    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.


    Individual will act as a mechanical engineer in the Facility & Infrastructure Engineering Division. Responsibilities will include, but not limited to, the following:  Preparation and checking of design drawings, specifications, calculations, system design descriptions, design analyses, piping and instrumentation diagrams, etc.  Make determination of code applicability as it pertains to mechanical systems for both nuclear and non-nuclear applications.  Coordinate with multiple engineering disciplines, facility managers, project managers, and project engineers.  Identify and design features to meet customer requirements, code requirements, and at times Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design requirements.  Perform heat load calculations, air flow diagrams, design compressed air systems, design heat pump, split system, chiller, boiler systems, design nitrogen piping systems, design American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Boiler Pressure Vessel systems, ASME Building Services Piping, and plumbing systems.  Coordinate execution of assigned projects.  Specify and evaluate work statements for subcontracts and review/evaluate vendor bids and submittals.  Contribute to strategies, reports and technical proposals.  Build team relationships with technical staff and company organizations.


    Key Responsibilities - Engineer II

    • Contributes to solutions of assignment-related problems and issues with a moderate scope and of moderate complexity, using a well-defined set of technologies. Solutions use established basic standards, practices and procedures as well as technical knowledge to address problems and complete tasks. Solutions may require evaluation of standards and processes.
    • Participates in developing field programs and designs using pre-determined principles and practices. • Selects and implements computer applications for their field.
    • Prepares or contributes to designs, strategies, reports and technical proposals.
    • Performs design and technical analysis activities using prescribed codes and standards, computer software, and generally accepted best management practices.
    • Frequent coordination of discipline information with other departments within the company and with outside vendors. Works with outside contacts as required to obtain relevant information.
    • Develops a working knowledge of codes and standards of other disciplines.
    • Follows established engineering and technical procedures and instructions.
    • Coordinates work within their discipline on moderately complex projects.
    • Often serves as a member of work teams.
    • Mentors less experienced staff in specific discipline. • Defines specifications for procurements and initiates purchase requests.
    • Monitors work of technicians and other support personnel working on their projects.


    Key Responsibilities - Senior Engineer

    • Devises imaginative, thorough, and practical solutions requiring evaluation of standards and processes. Solutions may be unique.
    • Coordinates execution of assigned projects.
    • Develops processes, procedures, work instructions.
    • Prepares procurement requirements and work statements for subcontracts, and evaluates bids.
    • Contributes to strategies, reports and technical proposals.
    • Guides implementation and utilization of technology for both experimental and operational needs.
    • Serves as an internal subject matter expert in their discipline and is recognized by their colleagues as such.
    • Builds teaming relationships with technical and other company organizations.
    • Develops equipment or work specifications, evaluates bids and makes recommendation for awards of purchase contracts.
    • Receives general direction and technical guidance on complex issues and projects of broad scope.
    • Performs design and technical activities that require interpretation and correlation of codes and standards, complex computer software, and unique processes and procedures tailored for the work being executed.
    • Supports field programs through assessment and interpretation of field conditions.
    • Contributes to development of engineering solutions employing new principles, concepts, and/or techniques. Demonstrates advanced communication skills necessary to effectively collaborate in a team environment. Recognized Subject Matter Expert by internal colleagues. May be lead author on paper/poster.
    • Serves as lead on teams requiring coordination with other teams. Coordinates work with other project team members.
    • Defines training program for less experienced staff in engineering skills. Advisor on work ofless experienced staff.
    • Provides expertise on operational goals.
    • Executes work in a disciplined manner to demonstrate compliance with laws, codes, orders, and MSTS policies and procedures.
    • In addition to fulfilling basic ESH&Q obligations:
      • Assumes increased responsibility for safety as job responsibilities expand.
      • Work may affect public health and safety.
      • May participate on a safety team.


    Overview (Text Only)

    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).