Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Technical Writer I

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/5/2018 11:05 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Location : City
    North Las Vegas
    Location : State/Province (Full Name)
    USD $44,345.60/Yr.
    USD $66,518.40/Yr.
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in a business related field or equivalent training and experience.
    • Ability to utilize independent judgment, creativity, initiative, and ability to apply knowledge and experience to resolve problems and compose technical documents.
    • Able to prioritize and schedule multiple activities in the most efficient manner and meet required deadlines.
    • Experience reviewing and editing expansive documents with flexible designs.
    • Knowledge of federal regulations, Section 508, NFPA 472, DOE/DHS Orders, and other guidance documents for training and instruction, specifically those impacting first responders.
    • Experience using word processing, email, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
    • Ability to handle the pressure of multiple tasks, frequent interruptions, and imposed time constraints.
    • Effective oral and written skills.
    • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Experience in instructional design or training development preferred.
    • Experience with Adobe FrameMaker preferred.
    • Experience using learning management systems preferred.
    • Applicant selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation, DOE Q Clearance may be required at a later date.
    • Maintain a valid Driver’s License.
    • 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.


    Serve as a Counterterrorism Operations Support (CTOS) Center for Radiological/Nuclear Training (CRNT) Technical Writer, located at the Mission Support and Test Services (MSTS) office in North Las Vegas, NV. The CTOS mission is training our Nation’s First Responders to effectively prevent or respond to the use of radiological/nuclear Weapons of Mass Destruction. Training is performance-based and includes classroom, hands-on, web-based, and field exercise training, conducted at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) and at venues across the country. Target training audience includes local, State, and Tribal personnel in the following areas: law enforcement, emergency medical services, emergency management, fire service, hazardous materials, public works, governmental administrative, public safety communications, health care, public health, and other skilled support personnel that provide immediate support services during prevention, response, and recovery operations. Responsibilities include working independently and with CTOS Instructional Designers and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to write, edit, and review course training materials for submittal to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for course certification.  


    • Work with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and Instructional Systems Designers (ISDs) to streamline project submissions and maintain continuity across projects.
    • Develop templates, styles, and formats for course development – to include incorporating Section 508 compliance.
    • Follow guidelines established by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Training and Education Division (NTED) for document compliance.
    • Work in conjunction with other Technical Writing staff and ISD to meet deadlines and accomplish tasks.
    • Meet both internal and external contract deliverables.
    • Conduct technical writing reviews, including content crosswalks, of course materials in new and existing instructional design projects.

    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).