Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Engineer II

    Posted Date 4 months ago(12/5/2018 4:15 PM)
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    Las Vegas
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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.
    • Ability to interpret codes and standards within the discipline in which they were
    • Ability to understand the financial aspect of small to moderate technical project and budgeting processes for such would be highly desirable.
    • Familiarization with NNSA radiation detection software and hardware is highly desired.
    • Skill building experience must demonstrate either deeper technical specialization or additional cross-disciplinary knowledge.
    • Must possess the ability to work with minimal supervision and be a self-starter.
    • Must have strong communication skills and the ability to interface effectively with technical and non-technical personnel from MSTS, external organizations, and government agencies.
    • Must be willing and able to perform work during non-standard hours, take on-call duty, and deploy worldwide on short notice.
    • Must be capable of performing moderate lifting and be able to meet company requirements for worldwide travel.
    • Must submit to immunizations for worldwide travel.
    • Pre-placement physical examination, which includes a drug screen, is required. MSTS maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
    • Must have 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.” 


    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.


    Serves as member of radiological emergency response teams at the Remote Sensing Laboratory supporting Nuclear Radiological Advisory Team (NRAT), Aerial Measuring System (AMS), and Technology Integration (TI) Projects. Supports emergency response field operations (real-world and exercises) to including AMS, Radiological Search and Consequence Management.


    Key Responsibilities

    • Participate in developing programs and possible designs.
    • May assist calibration, characterization, and repairs of radiation detection systems. 
    • Maintain up to date knowledge of engineering applications, techniques, detector and acquisitions electronics. 
    • Will be expected to maintain and operate radiation detection equipment. 
    • Will specialize in design, testing, deployment and operation of specialized radiation detection systems and data acquisition and analysis applications. 
    • Assist with research and development of new concepts related to improvement of detection systems and related technologies. 
    • Prepares or contributes to strategies, reports and technical proposals. 
    • Performs design and technical analysis activities using prescribed codes and standards, computer software, and generally accepted best management practices
    • Develop a working knowledge of codes and standards of other disciplines. 
    • Follows established engineering and technical procedures and instructions. 
    • Must be able to mentor less experienced staff. 
    • Support other personnel with specific tasks. 
    • Must be able to monitor work of technicians and other support personnel working on projects. 
    • Must be able and willing to fly on a routine basis in small fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters and after training deploy for maritime operations.
    • Must be willing and able to travel worldwide, sometimes under austere conditions, as a member of National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) emergency response teams.
    • Perform related work as assigned by supervisor. 


    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.