Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Senior/ Principal Technologist

    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/1/2018 5:04 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1877
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Technical Support
    Type
    Full-Time
    Location : City
    Mercury
    Location : State/Province (Full Name)
    Nevada
  • Qualifications

    Senior Technologist

    • Associates degree in radiological controls or related field plus 8 years' progressive related experience or High School diploma or equivalent plus 10 years' progressive related experience.
    • Must be currently qualified or be able to qualify within 6 months of start date to the DOE Radiological Control Technician (RCT) standardized core training programs.
    • Current knowledge of industry and regulatory standards and criteria pertinent to radiological control required.
    • Ability to work independently or in a team environment on a wide variety of tasks is critical.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, and Outlook is required.
    • Must be fitted for and qualify for use with various respiratory protection and personal protective equipment.
    • Must be able to participate in National Response Asset Deployment activities.
    • Must possess a valid driver's license.
    • Per DOE O 426.2, these are personnel principally involved in calibration, inspection, troubleshooting, testing, maintenance, and radiation protection activities. Examples are laboratory technicians, instrument technicians, industrial hygiene, environmental, quality control, and decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) technicians, and radiological control technicians.
    • Minimum entry-level requirements for non-reactor nuclear facilities include the following:
      • 1-year of Job-related Experience
      • National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologist (NRRPT) certification desired.

     

    Principal Technologist

    • Associates degree in radiological controls or related field plus 13 years' progressive related experience or High School diploma or equivalent plus 15 years' progressive related experience.
    • Must be currently qualified or be able to qualify within 6 months of start date to the DOE Radiological Control Technician (RCT) standardized core training programs.
    • Current knowledge of industry and regulatory standards and criteria pertinent to radiological control required.
    • OJT/Instructor Training experience desired or achieve internal company certification within 1 year of start date.
    • Ability to work independently or in a team environment on a wide variety of tasks is critical.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, and Outlook is required.
    • Must be fitted for and qualify for use with various respiratory protection and personal protective equipment.
    • Must be able to participate in National Response Asset Deployment activities.
    • Must possess a valid driver's license.
    • Per DOE O 426.2, these are personnel principally involved in calibration, inspection, troubleshooting, testing, maintenance, and radiation protection activities. Examples are laboratory technicians, instrument technicians, industrial hygiene, environmental, quality control, and decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) technicians, and radiological control technicians.
    • Minimum entry-level requirements for non-reactor nuclear facilities include the following:
      • 1-year of Job-related Experience
      • National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologist (NRRPT) certification desired.

     

    For either level of position:

    • 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) and Human Reliability Program (reference10 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.”

     

    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

    Senior Technologist

    • Perform radiological surveys and monitor radiological conditions and work practices utilized by Mission Support and Test Services, LLC (MSTS) and/or subcontractors in assigned areas. Assigned areas include U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) properties and other locations within the U.S.
    • Prior to use, verify that radiological instrumentation is functioning properly. Such instrumentation includes, but is not limited to, air sampling equipment, dose rate meters, and contamination monitors.
    • Select and post various radiological signs to ensure that radiological work sites are properly identified to prevent unauthorized access.
    • Review radiological work permits, work packages, and procedures, ensuring that work is performed in accordance with approved work control documents.
    • Participate in briefings and advise other personnel on radiological conditions and requirements of a particular work situation.
    • Ensure generation of records for radiation surveys and other job activities utilize appropriate forms and logbooks, as required.
    • Implement stop work authority in a responsible manner when radiological or safety conditions warrant.
    • Assist, as assigned, in accident or occurrence investigations.
    • Support/participate with and be a member of various emergency response teams with the potential of U.S. and worldwide travel.
    • Coordinate assigned work with other technical personnel as directed.
    • Maintain training and qualifications current and attend onsite and offsite training as necessary to maintain competency in the radiological control field.
    • Perform related work as assigned by supervisor.
    • 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. Participate in and embrace MSTS environment, safety, health, and quality initiatives.

    Principal Technologist
    In addition to the responsibilities of the Senior Technologist position, responsibilities for the Principal Technologist also include:

    • Research records of potential radiological sites to determine whether sites are radiologically impacted.
    • Ensure that corrective actions taken to mitigate hazards are properly implemented and effective in eliminating unsafe conditions.
    • Organize, evaluate, and interpret data by comparison against standards and guidelines.
    • Assist in developing procedures, work plans, and work control documents.

     

    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.