Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Mechanical Engineer (Engineer II)

    Posted Date 7 months ago(11/29/2018 10:23 AM)
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  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering Program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), plus at least 2 years’ relevant experience. Skill building experience must demonstrate either deeper technical specialization or additional cross-disciplinary knowledge. Graduate research experience may be recognized.
    • Demonstrated desire to learn and innovate.
    • Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and procedures.
    • Knowledge of instrumentation & control, electrical, mechanical or electromechanical components.
    • Should be self-motivated and able to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision.
    • Ideally, the applicant will have strong time-management skills.  Be well organized, maintain safe work habits and have a broad range of technical interests and education.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to write reports and technical documents.
    • Must possess a valid driver's license.
    • 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.


    Performs duties as a Mechanical Engineer within the MSTS Nuclear Assets Directorate. Several positions are available at various locations within the Forward Areas of the Nevada National Security Site.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Contribute to solutions of assignment-related problems and issues with a moderate scope and of moderate complexity, using a well-defined set of technologies. Solutions use established basic standards, practices and procedures as well as technical knowledge to address problems and complete tasks. Solutions may require evaluation of standards and processes.
    • Participate in developing field programs and designs using pre-determined principles and practices.
    • Select and implement computer applications for their field.
    • Prepare or contribute to designs, strategies, reports and technical proposals.
    • Perform design and technical analysis activities using prescribed codes and standards, computer software, and generally accepted best management practices.
    • Perform frequent coordination of discipline information with other departments within the company and with outside vendors.
    • Work with outside vendors as required, obtaining relevant information.
    • Develop a working knowledge of codes and standards of other disciplines.
    • Coordinate work within their discipline on moderately complex projects.
    • Often serves as a member of work teams.
    • Define specifications for procurements and initiates purchase requests.
    • Monitor work of skilled technicians and other support personnel.
    • Accept individual responsibility and accountability for environment, safety, health, and quality processes within personal control, personal safety, and the safety of co-workers.
    • Comply with established regulations and procedures for environment, safety, health, and quality and perform duties in a way that will not cause personal danger, endanger other individuals, or violate environment, safety, health, and quality regulations.
    • Promptly correct or report any hazard or potential hazard to supervision.
    • Understand the principles associated with the Mission Support and Test Services, LLC (MSTS) safety concept.
    • Participate in and embrace MSTS environment, safety, health, and quality initiatives.


    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.