Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Project Controls Specialist I

    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/6/2018 11:42 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Project Controls
    Location : City
    Los Alamos
    Location : State/Province (Full Name)
    New Mexico
    USD $44,345.60/Yr.
    USD $66,518.40/Yr.
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in a business related field, or equivalent training and experience
    • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment
    • Must adapt well to a changing environment
    • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Power Point and Word)
    • Computer skills related to the use of scheduling applications and databases desired
    • Advanced excel skills desired
    • Applicant will possess strong analytic skills and ability to work with large datasets
    • Ability to work multi-tasks, tenacious, and possess excellent problem solving skills
    • Detail oriented
    • Strong organization and goal planning skills
    • Effective verbal and written communication skill
    • 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.”
    • Pre-placement physical examination, which includes a drug screen, is required. MSTS maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing. 

    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.


    Qualified applicants will be considered for a position located at the Los Alamos Operations office in Los Alamos, New Mexico.  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.  There will be some travel as required to other NNSS office locations for meetings and training.

    This position will perform duties as a Project Controls Specialist in support of projects under the Stewardship Science and Experimentation (SS&E) program within the NNSA Mission Programs directorate, as well as the Test and Evaluation (T&E) program under the Mission Execution directorate.  This position will support and interface directly with the multiple Program and Project Managers in addition to functional team members and other Project Controls Specialists.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Support the development and maintenance of multi-year performance measurement baselines, including cost and schedule
    • Support baseline management, including change control, risk management, subcontract management, earned value management, variance analysis, and estimate at completion
    • Support the development and execution of program, project and functional planning
    • Support for program/project teams in all phases of the project lifecycle (initiation, planning, execution, control, and closure)
    • Assist Project Managers in developing metrics to support the measurement of performance to cost and schedule objectives
    • Perform detailed analysis of project cost, performance, and forecasts
    • Prepare reports to reflect program/project status, cost and schedule trends, funding and project uncertainties
    • Support project deliverables and assist in the development of project reviews for internal and external customer briefings
    • Support project/program by performing resource analysis and evaluation. Attend resource meetings, communicate with projects to determine resource requirements and preparing resource projections
    • Accept individual responsibility and accountability for environment, safety, health, and quality processes within personal control, personal safety, and the safety of co-workers
    • Comply 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 correct or report any hazard or potential hazard to supervision
    • Participate 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).