Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Fissile Material Handler (FMH) (Nuclear Facilities Operations Specialist II)

    Posted Date 8 months ago(10/17/2018 1:20 PM)
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  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent training and experience and at least 2 years’ relevant experience.

    • Experience working with requirements based systems for areas such as facility operations.
    • Ability to qualify as Department of Transportation (DOT) Advanced Radioactive Material Shipper.
    • Ability to read and follow detailed instructions utilizing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).  Includes verification and validation of new or revised SOPs.
    • Domestic travel will be required.
    • Valid driver's license required.
    • Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, and computer skills in MS Word, Excel, and MS Outlook.
    • Training or experience in areas related to DOT regulated hazardous materials shipment is desirable.
    • Training or experience in areas related to nuclear operations or nuclear maintenance such as those found at a DOE nuclear facility, commercial power plant, or US Navy Nuclear Propulsion Program is a plus.
    • 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.


    Will serve as a primary interface for our Certified Packaging Program (CPP).  You will be an integral part of our team of experts providing services such as fissile material handling, certified packaging operations, leakage rate testing, and transportation of hazardous materials in support of the MSTS Nuclear Material Management (NMM) Program.

    • At the direction of the FMH Supervisor, handle significant quantities of nuclear material and configure test objects as a Fissile Material Handler.
    • Support the Certified Packaging Center (CPC) Supervisor to develop and maintain approved procedures to perform certified packaging and storage operations.
    • Assist the CPC Coordinator to coordinate annual activities at the CPC to include equipment calibration, rigging inspection and recertification, hoist inspection and recertification, and forklift inspection and recertification.
    • Support the FMH Training Officer during training development and implementation.
    • Support non-equivalent transfers of material per the Onsite Transportation Safety Program as a Transfer Coordinator.


    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.