Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Project Controls Specialist I

    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Project Controls
    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
    • 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 must 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 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.


    Perform duties of a Project Controls Specialist in support of multiple projects and programs. Interface directly with project and functional team members to obtain required input in a multiple-project environment. Qualified applicants will be considered for a position at one of the following locations: North Las Vegas (Losee Road Facility), the Nevada National Security Site (located 65 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada), or Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Develop, maintain, and monitor 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 project and functional planning - May serve as an assistant to a Project Manager -

    • Support program/project teams in all phases of the project lifecycle (initiation, planning, execution, control, and closure)

    • Develop and maintain Primavera P6 schedules to include full loading of resource requirements and integration with the Cobra performance-reporting database

    • Develop and maintain performance measurement tools to support planning, estimating, scheduling, and risk analysis of project work

    • Assist Project Managers in developing metrics to support the measurement of performance to cost and schedule objectives

    • Perform detailed analysis of project costs, performance, forecasts, and funds status

    • 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


    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).