Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Senior Civil/Structural Engineer

    Posted Date 8 months ago(1/28/2019 11:06 AM)
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  • Qualifications

    Due to the nature of our work, US Citizenship is required for all positions.


    • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), plus at least 5 years’ relevant experience
    • Skill building experience desired.
    • Must demonstrate either deeper technical specialization or additional cross-disciplinary knowledge.
    • Graduate research experience may be recognized.
    • 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). 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.



    Performs duties as a Civil/Structural Facility/System Engineer within the MSTS Nuclear Assets Directorate. Several positions are available at various locations within the Forward Areas of the Nevada National Security Site, including the Device Assembly Facility (DAF), U1a, Joint Actinide Physics Experimental Facility (JASPER), and NN-1 Facilities.


    Key Responsibilities

    • Serves as a DOE O 420.1C qualified Cognizant System Engineer (or equivalent) and/or Design Authority.
    • Devises imaginative, thorough, and practical solutions requiring evaluation of standards and processes. Solutions may be unique.
    • Coordinates execution of assigned projects.
    • Monitors electrical system(s) performance. Develops processes, procedures, work instructions to improve system performance
    • Interprets and adapts guidelines for specific cases.
    • Interface with regulatory customers (e.g., NFO, DNFSB) on technical issues.
    • Prepares work statements for complex subcontracts and procurements, evaluates bids and makes recommendation for awards.
    • Provides expertise on operational goals.
    • Serve as an internal subject matter expert on their assigned system/process area(s) and is recognized by their colleagues as such.
    • Develops equipment or work specifications, evaluates bids and makes recommendation for awards of purchase contracts.
    • Perform design and technical analysis activities using prescribed codes and standards, computer software, and generally accepted best management practices.
    • 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.
    • 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.