Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Senior Project Controls Specialist

    Posted Date 5 months ago(9/16/2018 1:59 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Project Controls
    Location : City
    North Las Vegas
    Location : State/Province (Full Name)
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in a business related field and 5 years’ of professional level experience, 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, spreadsheets, word processors, and databases
    • Advanced excel skills desired
    • Applicant will possess strong analytic skills
    • 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 skills
    • 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 positions at the Losee Road facility in North Las Vegas, Nevada, and/or at the Nevada National Security Site (located 65 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada).

    This position will perform duties as a Senior Project Controls Specialist.  Support includes cost and schedule control for multiple projects as assigned by the Project Controls Manager.  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:

    • Develop, maintain, and monitor and control multi-year performance measurement baselines, including cost and schedule, baseline management and 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)
    • Manage multiple funding sources from several different customers
    • Develop performance measurement baselines using P6 and integrating into COBRA
    • 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
    • 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).