Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Nuclear Facility Operations Specialist II

    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/13/2018 9:34 PM)
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    Technical Support
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  • Qualifications

    Nuclear Facility Worker - This position is subject to the requirements of DOE Order 426.2.  Education and experience requirements will be screened accordingly.

    • Bachelor’s degree in a technical related field and 2 years' of relevant professional level experience, or equivalent training and experience
    • Experience working with requirements based systems for areas such as nuclear material operations, facility operations, maintenance, radiological facilities, high explosives operations, or chemical handling, storage, transfer, and controlled release activities
    • Training or experience in areas related to nuclear operations of nuclear maintenance such as those found at a DOE nuclear facility, commercial power plant or U.S. Navy Nuclear Propulsion Program is a plus
    • Ability to read and follow detailed instructions utilizing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and conduct in-service inspections (ISIs) and system surveillances
    • Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills. Computer skills in MS Word, Excel and Outlook desired.
    • Prior experience in a nuclear facility and/or a Conduct of Operations based occupation is preferred
    • Department of Energy Q Clearance (position will be cleared to this level) and Human Reliability Program (reference 10 CFR Part 712, “Human Reliability Program”) certification. 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, will 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.


    Under general supervision of the Operations/Facility Supervisor, this position may:

    • Support and coordinate operations and maintenance at nuclear facilities to maintain a condition and configuration to accept and support programs and projects
    • Access buildings, conduct walk-downs, inspections and/or monitoring rounds to verify facility readiness to conduct or continue operations. This may include performing normal and emergency operation of installed facility structures, systems, and components in support of facility activities to ensure applicable requirements are met (i.e., Standard Operating Procedures [SOPs], Technical Safety Requirements [TSRs], DOE Orders, etc.).
    • Perform system lineups in accordance with approved procedures and checklists to ensure operability
    • Provide support for execution of program/project activities and data collection (i.e., fissile material handling, chemical, explosive and radiological, etc.)
    • Exercise independent judgment within level of responsibility. Apply knowledge and training to ensure all activities are conducted safely and consistently in compliance with applicable requirements.
    • Accept individual responsibility and accountability for Environment, Safety, Health and Quality (ESH&Q) processes within personal control, personal safety, and safety of co-workers
    • Comply with established ESH&Q regulations and procedures and performs duties in a way that will not cause personal danger, endanger other individuals, or violate environmental regulations
    • Promptly correct or report any hazard or potential hazard to supervision
    • Participate in and embrace MSTS safety initiatives
    • Other duties as assigned by management


    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).