Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Senior Project Manager

    Posted Date 4 months ago(8/23/2018 2:32 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1686
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Project and Program Management
    Type
    Full-Time
    Location : City
    Mercury
    Location : State/Province (Full Name)
    Nevada
  • Qualifications

    • Minimum Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent training and experience and at least 5 years’ related professional experience
    • Responsible for all aspects of the project over the entire lifecycle (initiation, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling, and closing).
    • Previous project management experience and responsibilities should include managing small (<$5 TPC sized projects and project teams (<10 people) through representative project lifecycle phases.
    • Uses MSTS project management processes, techniques, and tools.
    • Meets customer needs while providing realistic expectations.
    • Defining, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and successfully completing discrete elements of scope in compliance with defined schedule, costs, risk, and quality constraints.
    • Maintaining satisfaction of stakeholders with differing needs and expectations; managing communications between project stakeholders and team members.
    • Identifying and complying with project requirements in development of products and deliverables.
    • Managing the project team in successfully achieving project scope, schedule, and cost objectives.
    • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving: Evaluates alternatives and identifies solutions using systematic, multi-step approaches. Develops innovative solutions that improve project performance.
    • Collaboration: Facilitates discussion and resolves conflicts within the Integrated Project Team (IPT) and with stakeholders. Establishes trust among IPT members. Builds and uses cross-functional relationships to accomplish tasks. Establishes and manages small-sized IPTs (<10 people). Maintains and effectively leads the IPT. Achieves customer satisfaction. Coaches and motivates team members while promoting team interaction. Delegates responsibility appropriately.
    • Decision-Making: Demonstrates effective decision-making skills, including knowledge of how and when to escalate issues to higher levels. Analyzes the risks and future impact of decisions. Uses cost- benefit analysis in decision-making.
    • Achieves internal Project Manager Certification at the Intermediate Level or higher within 1 year, unless there are extenuating circumstances.
    • Proactively develops and implements strategies to mitigate risk.
    • Pre-placement physical examination, which includes a drug screen, is required. MSTS maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

     

    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. 

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Manages small projects (<$5M TPC). Responsible for all aspects of the project over the entire lifecycle (initiation, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling, and closing).
    • Uses MSTS project management processes, techniques, and tools.
    • Meets customer needs while providing realistic expectations.
    • Establishes specific customer satisfaction standards.
    • Actively monitors customer satisfaction.
    • Proactively develops and implements strategies to mitigate risk.
    • Applies project management best practices and processes, such as planning, work authorization, monitoring project performance, and controlling the project baseline.

    Overview

    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 HII Nuclear Inc.