Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Manager I

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
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    USD $108,409.60/Yr.
    USD $173,451.20/Yr.
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in a field related to the position and a minimum of 11 years' of related and progressively responsible experience, or equivalent training experience. Four years of the minimum related experience must be in nuclear operations, maintenance or design at a nuclear facility where radioactive materials are routinely handled, stored, processed or utilized.
    • In-depth knowledge and experience with nuclear facility operations, including facility design and maintenance, ESH&Q policies and procedures, and management of a nuclear facility authorization basis
    • Experience working as a member of a team of professional and technical personnel
    • In-depth experience analyzing complex technical problems and developing solutions in a systematic way
    • Experience working in schedule-driven environments
    • Ability to successfully complete an extensive training program to certify knowledge of DAF systems, operations, and requirements
    • Experience in the following areas desired:  1) nuclear explosive safety program environment; 2) NNSA related activities involving significant quantities of nuclear materials; 3) military nuclear weapons programs. High explosives handling and operations; or chemical handling, storage, transfer, and controlled release activities. Conduct of Operations (DOE O 422.1), Transportation & Packaging (DOE O 460.1C and 461.1B), and Quality Assurance requirements (DOE O 414.1D).
    • Must be people sensitive and possess skills to promote an environment for open communications, develop mutual trust and teamwork, and facilitate employee self-development
    • Demonstrated skill to establish and maintain strong and effective customer relations, and to anticipate change and adjust promptly and effectively
    • Must possess effective interpersonal skills necessary to deal with multiple organizational interfaces
    • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills necessary to effectively communicate with all levels of management
    • 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. 

    Preferred Skills:

    • Ability to obtain and maintain DAF Nuclear Operations Manager (NOM) qualification
    • Ability to obtain and maintain qualification for DCRO (Derivative Classifier/Reviewing Official)



    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 reports to the Device Assembly Facility (DAF) Operations Deputy Manager. The DAF Nuclear Operations Manager represents the DAF Manager in day-to-day management of the facility operations staff essential for safe nuclear facility operation. Principal interactions are with User project, facility-level management personnel, National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Field Office (NNSA/NFO) Facility Representatives and other management personnel having individuals performing work at the facility.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Assists in the development, review, and implementation of the facility authorization basis and associated implementing plans and procedures
    • Authorizes, coordinates, and deconflicts simultaneous facility operations such as special nuclear material and subcritical experiment (nuclear material and explosives) activities and nuclear facility maintenance
    • Periodically reviews procedural controls to ensure all changes impacting facility operations are appropriate, necessary, and viable
    • Provides facility oversight safety coordination and operational support to multiple Users
    • Reports incidents and occurrences that have Environmental, Safety & Health (ES&H), authorization basis, or security significance to DAF management, NFO Facility Representatives, and appropriate Laboratory/User management personnel; investigates such incidents and occurrences and assigns corrective actions as appropriate
    • Maintains thorough knowledge of DOE orders, standards, policies, and procedures to identify hazardous conditions and operations, and takes appropriate actions to correct or eliminate any identified hazards; ensures appropriate procedures, training, equipment, and tools are provided to employees
    • Reviews and implements management plans, contractor requirements, and implementing documentation to ensure the DAF is operated and maintained in a safe and compliant manner, while also meeting programmatic expectations
    • Establishes clear responsibility and accountability for carrying out safety requirements
    • Anticipates risks and assures risks inherent in operations are identified and properly controlled
    • Assures support and guidance to User project teams to achieve and maintain safe and healthful working conditions
    • Champions safety initiatives and assists the DAF Manager in managing and operating the facility in a safe and cost efficient manner
    • Demonstrates Environment, Safety, Health, and Quality (ESH&Q) leadership and consistently enforces ESH&Q policies and procedures
    • Implements applicable safety requirements; emphasizes the safety of each employee as well as the protection of equipment and property in area of responsibility
    • Takes immediate action to correct reported or observed unacceptable safety and health conditions and/or behaviors
    • Assures appropriate procedures, training, equipment, and tools are provided to employees to permit work to be performed safely
    • Promotes and actively participates in Mission Support and Test Services (MSTS) safety concepts
    • Supports and encourages employee participation in MSTS safety initiatives
    • Performs other tasks 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).