Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Senior Training Specialist

    Posted Date 6 months ago(11/26/2018 6:14 PM)
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  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in related field and at least 5 years' of professional level experience or equivalent training and experience.
    • Degree in education, training, instructional design, or adult education preferred. 
    • Thorough knowledge of and experience in the Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) or similar methodology.
    • Experience developing DOE/NNSA nuclear qualification and certification programs.
    • Knowledge of adult learning principles and facilitation methods.
    • Demonstrated effective oral, analytical, writing, and presentation skills.
    • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills to deal with a diversity of demands.
    • Ability to manage a variety of job specific projects, while maintaining appropriate levels of service in existing programs and meet the demands of a constantly changing environment.
    • Knowledge and skill working with database, spreadsheet, and presentation programs.
    • Knowledge of appropriate safety and health standards and procedures; and experience identifying reporting, and/or correcting hazards.
    • 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.”
    • Nuclear Facility Worker Category – 09 Instructional Analyst/Developer (text below appears automatically when 09 is selected)
    • Per DOE O 426.2, this is the individual primarily involved in the analysis, design, development, and implementation of training for job positions/activities in nuclear facilities. 
    • Pre-placement physical examination, which includes a drug screen, is required. MSTS maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

    Desired Qualifications:


    • Knowledge and experience with nuclear facility qualification programs.
    • 1-year of Nuclear Experience
    • Knowledge of federal regulations, DOE Orders (DOE O 426.2, DOE O 422.1, DOE O 420.1C, etc.), and other guidance for training and instruction, specifically those impacting nuclear facilities and activities.

    • Knowledge of learning management systems.


    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.



    Serve as a Senior Training Specialist who will represent the following areas and be cross trained-trained to support additional functions: (1) Conduct of Operations Training & Qualification, (2) Nuclear Facility Manager Training & Qualification/High Hazard Facility Support, and (3) Nuclear Engineering,to attain desired success and achieve our mission.


    Key Responsibilities

    • Develop, implement and evaluate training and qualification programs for the Nuclear Asset Operations Senior Directorate using the Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) methodology (analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation).  In accordance with Department of Energy (DOE) Order 426.2, “Personnel Selection, Training and Qualification at DOE Nuclear Facilities,” and other DOE, U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Field Office (NNSA/NFO) and Mission Support and Test Services, LLC (MSTS) requirements. 
    • Represent Nuclear Training on project teams/company initiatives as directed. 
    • Perform related work as assigned by the Training Supervisor or Nuclear Training Manager.
    • Under the direction of the Training Manager and in coordination with the training instructors will be responsible for the following:
      • conduct needs and job analysis to identify training requirements (valid task list, training requirements matrix)
      • design training including determination of training setting and development of learning objectives, evaluation standards, and examination test items
      • develop training materials including lesson plans and trainee support materials
      • conduct classroom, on-the-job, simulator, or laboratory training
      • assist line management in the evaluation of training program evaluations.
    • 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.