Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Senior Principal Engineer

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/6/2018 11:13 AM)
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  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Mining Engineering in an engineering program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), and at least 14 years’ relevant experience.
    • Nuclear Facility Worker.  This position is subject to the requirements of DOE Order 426.2.
    • Relevant professional experience that provided a thorough knowledge of codes, principles, practices, and techniques is a plus
    • Must have a working knowledge of MSHA requirements
    • Experience, skill, or training in the function of performing workload distribution and work execution is preferred
    • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to interact in a tactful, professional, and effective manner
    • Must be able to cope with conflicting deadlines, heavy workloads, and constant interruptions
    • Skilled in business usage of the English language
    • Work under general direction
    • Learns quickly, detailed oriented, and work within a team environment where challenges become opportunities
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license
    • Must be willing to work in an underground mining environment.
    • Pre-placement physical examination, which includes a drug screen, is required. MSTS maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
    • An ability to obtain a DOE “Q” security clearance and Human Reliability Program certification.  Applicant selected will be subject to Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter.
    • 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.




    Reports to U1a Complex Engineering Manager as a System Engineer with responsibility for mining.  Position requires supporting Design Engineering group for development of mining designs.  Performs engineering tasks requiring standard techniques with special emphasis on tunneling, ground support design, shaft work, and ventilation design.  Other duties and responsibilities include:

    • Provide engineering support for tunnel and ground monitoring.
    • Perform engineering support for mobile equipment used in the underground, including mining equipment.
    • Provide engineering support for mine hoists
    • Prepares procurement requirements and work statements for subcontracts, including the evaluation of bids.
    • Guides implementation and utilization of technology for both experimental and operational needs.
    • Performs technical activities that require interpretation and correlation of codes and standards, complex computer software, and processes tailored for the work being executed.
    • Supports field programs through assessment and interpretation of field conditions.
    • Effectively demonstrate communication skills necessary to collaborate in a team environment.
    • May serve as lead on teams requiring coordination with multiple disciplines.
    • Accept individual responsibility and accountability for environment, safety, health, and quality processes.


    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).