Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Project Controls Specialist I

    Posted Date 5 months ago(4/22/2019 4:19 PM)
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    Project Controls
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  • Qualifications

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

    • Bachelor's degree in a business-related field or equivalent training and experience.
    • Must be able to work effectively in a learning environment.
    • Must adapt well to a changing environment.
    • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Power Point and Word).
    • Computer skills related to the use of scheduling applications and databases desired Advanced excel skills desired.
    • Applicant will possess strong analytic skills and ability to work with large datasets.
    • Ability to multi-task  and possess excellent problem solving skills.
    • Must be detail-oriented.
    • Strong organization and goal planning skills.
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
    • 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 1O 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.



    Qualified applicants will be working between the Losee Road facility in North Las Vegas, Nevada and at the Nevada National Security Site (located 65 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada).


    This position will perform duties as a Project Controls Specialist to support and interface directly with the multiple Program and Project Managers in addition to functional team members and other Project Controls Specialists.


    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Support the development and maintenance of multi-year performance measurement baselines, including cost and schedule.
    • Support baseline management, including change control, risk management, subcontract management, earned value management, variance analysis, and estimate at completion.
    • Support the development and execution of programs, projects, and functional planning.
    • Support program/project teams in all phases of the project life cycle (initiation, planning, execution, control, and closure).
    • Assist Project Managers in developing metrics to support the measurement of performance to cost and schedule objectives.
    • Perform detailed analysis of project cost, performance, and forecasts.
    • Prepare reports to reflect program/project status, cost and schedule trends, funding and project uncertainties.
    • Support project deliverables and assist in the development of project reviews for internal and external customer briefings.
    • Support project/program by performing resource analysis and evaluation.
    • Attend resource meetings; communicate with projects to determine resource requirements and preparing resource projections.


    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.