Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Technologist

    Posted Date 4 months ago(12/5/2018 8:48 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Technical Support
    Location : City
    Los Alamos
    Location : State/Province (Full Name)
    New Mexico
  • Qualifications

    • Associate degree in field related to the position plus at least 4 years’ progressive related experience in Electronics or Mechanical Technology or High School diploma plus 6 years’ progressive related experience.
    • Must be self-motivated and able to complete tasks with minimal or no supervision.
    • Must have strong time-management skills, be well organized, and have safe work habits.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills are highly desired.
    • Must be able to work closely with professionals having knowledge and skills in numerous technology areas.
    • Must be willing and able to travel as required by the job.
    • Pre-placement physical examination, which includes a drug screen, is required. MSTS maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
    • 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.”


    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.


    The Nevada National Security Site's New Mexico Operations (NMO) is an applied-science and engineering organization engaged in research, analysis, testing and field operations for the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories, other national labs, and the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS).


    Key Responsibilities

    • Work as a member of a small team supporting engineers, scientists, and technicians building, testing, and fielding complex diagnostic systems.
    • Utilize skills in electronics and mechanical engineering technologies to support design, assembly, troubleshooting and fielding of diagnostic systems.
    • Utilize working knowledge of laboratory instrumentation such as digitizing storage oscilloscopes, delay generators, digital multi-meters, high-bandwidth links, metrology instrumentation, and other test and measurement equipment to test, characterize, and field custom designed diagnostic systems.
    • Utilize basic and powered hand tools for instrumentation chassis assembly and construction.
    • Utilize soldering and industry workmanship standards in electronic and mechanical assembly and documentation tasks.
    • Work with and mentor under the supervision of senior engineers, scientists, and technicians as part of a small development team.


    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.