Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Manager I - U1a Nuclear Engineering

    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/14/2018 4:37 PM)
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    USD $108,409.60/Yr.
    USD $173,451.20/Yr.
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent training and experience, plus a minimum of 11 years of related and progressively responsible experience
    • Must have a working knowledge of DOE O 420.1C, DOE O 433.1B, DOE STD 1189, and DOE O 426.2, and DOE STD 3009
    • Experience working with requirements based systems for areas such as nuclear facility construction and maintenance of radiological facilities
    • Experience, skill, and/or training in the function of performing workload distribution and execution of the work
    • Skilled in working and communicating effectively with project functional groups, primarily Engineering, Construction, Project Management, and other services
    • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with all types of people in a tactful, professional, and effective manner while maintaining confidentiality
    • Must be able to cope with conflicting deadlines, heavy workloads, and constant interruptions
    • Demonstrated leadership qualities with emphasis on continuous improvement and team building
    • Knowledge of nuclear safety basis, technical vocabularies, and terminology common to the assignment
    • Ability to work with limited supervision and under general direction
    • Learns quickly, detail oriented, and able to work within a team environment where challenges become opportunities
    • The candidate must be proficient in standard office software (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Skilled in business usage of the English language
    • Must possess an appropriate, valid driver’s license
    • 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.



    Per DOE O 426.2, these are Personnel responsible for supervision, design, evaluation, modification, testing, and performance of technical support functions for the operating organization. Personnel considered for Nuclear Management positions require:

    • 4 years of nuclear experience or an acceptable alternative

    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.


    Reports to the Nuclear Asset Operations (NAO), Nuclear Engineering Director for functional matters and to the (Area 1) U1a Facility Manager for operational matters.  Responsible for management of engineering activities and personnel at the U1a Facility, including fulfilling the Design Authority role.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Understand and maintain the facility design requirements per the facility-specific Documented Safety Analysis
    • Ensure that design output documents appropriately reflect the design basis and required functional classification of the Structures, Systems and Components (SSCs)
    • Assure that the design requirements and design basis are fully identified and in a form compatible to maintain and control the design basis
    • Facility design change control and verifying technical adequacy and completeness of the engineering design outputs as it applies to the U1a design basis, in addition to authorizing facility Configuration Management changes and managing the configuration of U1a vital safety systems
    • Provide technical support in the areas of nuclear construction, nuclear maintenance, and nuclear operations
    • Coordinate with Cognizant System Engineers / System Engineers, project managers, and maintenance personnel to ensure proper testing and documentation is developed to support component and system specifications, functions, and operability
    • Develop, maintain, and distribute engineering documents, reports, and correspondence to enable business activity
    • Must effectively communicate to confer and gather information from subject matter experts for inclusion into specifications to ensure technical accuracy and completeness of the content
    • Perform a wide range of tasks and special assignments that require comprehensive knowledge of engineering processes and procedures with the ability to analyze, interpret, and make recommendations
    • Maintain staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, and developing growth opportunities for employees
    • Maintain a safe, secure, and legal work environment
    • Accomplish staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; developing, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, procedures, and productivity standards
    • Create an environment where employees feel safe to raise issues, empowered to address issues, and supported to resolve issues
    • Demonstrate environment, safety, health, and quality leadership and consistently enforce environment, safety, health, and quality policies and procedures
    • Implement applicable environment, safety, health, and quality requirements; emphasize the safety of each employee, and the protection of equipment and property in area of responsibility
    • Take immediate action to correct reported or observed unacceptable environment, safety, health and quality conditions and/or behaviors
    • Assure that appropriate procedures, training, equipment, warnings, and tools are provided to employees to permit work to be performed safely
    • Promote and actively participate in the Mission Support and Test Services (MSTS) safety concept
    • Support and encourage employee participation in MSTS environment, safety, health, and quality initiatives

    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).