Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Technologist

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/23/2018 5:38 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Technical Support
    Location : City
    North Las Vegas
    Location : State/Province (Full Name)
    USD $50,772.80/Yr.
    USD $76,169.60/Yr.
  • Qualifications

    • Associate degree or equivalent training and experience plus 4 years’ of progressive related experience or High School diploma or equivalent training and experience plus 6 years’ of progressive related experience. 
    • Demonstrated experience developing alternate systems, equipment, or engineering methods to increase efficiency or troubleshoot situations in the field.
    • Computer experience with Word, Excel, and a drawing software like Visio would be very helpful.
    • Experience in handling and organizing stock parts and supplies.
    • Demonstrated ability to safely operate hand and power tools.
    • Must have fine motor skills and excellent hand eye coordination to be able to work with and manipulate small scale glass fibers.
    • Attention to detail in following instructions with hands-on tasks is essential.
    • Ability to work underground required.
    • Candidate must possess strong organizational skills, and be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. 
    • Able to work well with others as candidate will regularly interface with team members, other teams and outside organizations.
    • Pre-placement physical examination, which includes a drug screen, is required. MSTS maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
    • Must have a 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.”

    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.


    This position involves building fiber-optic arrays and assemblies including cable breakout, fiber terminations, manual and mechanical fiber optic polishing, fusion splicing, and gas blocking. 

    • Provide field support for dynamic physics experiments within Test and Experimentation, working as a team member with coworkers, engineers and scientists on the fiber optics in their diagnostic systems. 
    • Use of Optical Time Domain Reflectometers, alignment lasers, optical power meters, hand tools, razor blades, small electric drills, Dremel tools, epoxies and solvents. 
    • Assist with developing alternate systems, equipment, or engineering methods.
    • On occasion walking over rough ground, lifting equipment safely up to 50 pounds in and out of vehicles and work in field temperatures between 30 and 100+ degrees F. 
    • Must also organize and manage concurrent work requests from different field customers. 
    • Organize and maintain adequate supplies in a timely manner. 
    • Must be able to follow Company Documents and Activity Level Work instructions while meeting customer needs. 
    • Primary work location will be North Las Vegas and the Nevada National Security Site including underground as required by projects. 
    • This position sometimes requires driving to work in diverse field environments and out in remote desert locations.
    • Some travel may be required to outlying locations in California and New Mexico.


    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).