Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

A&P Mechanic

Posted Date 4 months ago(1/14/2020 4:53 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Technical Support
Location : City
Andrews AFB
Location : State/Province (Full Name)


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.


Serve as an Airframe and Power plant technician based at Joint Base Andrews, MD under the direct supervision of the Aviation Site Lead. Accomplish scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and servicing activities on US Department of Energy Aircraft (Beechcraft King Air B200 aircraft and Bell 412 helicopter) operated by Mission Support and Test Services (MSTS), LLC.


Key Responsibilities

  • Work with stockroom personnel to facilitate the timely requisitioning of all parts, materials and equipment needed to complete aircraft maintenance.
  • Maintain aircraft in accordance with latest revision of the manufacturer’s instructions, applicable FAA Federal Aviation Regulations and Aviation Operations Manual.
  • Operate and maintain ground support equipment.
  • Assist technicians and maintenance personnel in the development, integration, installation and removal of standard mission equipment in aircraft.
  • Plan and conduct work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application, adaptation, and modification of standard techniques, guidelines, procedures, and criteria.
  • Devise new approaches to maintenance.
  • Plan and conduct independent work requiring judgment in the application of maintenance techniques.
  • Use conventional approaches to maintenance problems encountered.
  • Plan, guide, or prepare administrative and technical documents as required for maintenance.
  • May direct overall activities on specific assignments.
  • Plan and conduct independent work requiring judgment and experience in the application and substantial application of maintenance techniques.
  • Devise new approaches to maintenance problems.
  • May provide maintenance direction to subordinate technicians or others as assigned for specific tasks or projects.
  • Perform related work as assigned by Manager


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


  • Associate degree plus at least 18 years’ progressive related experience or High School diploma plus 20 years’ progressive related professional experience maintaining turbine powered airplanes and helicopters. 
  • Possess an FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Certificate
  • Proficient at troubleshooting and diagnosing turbine powered airplane and helicopter airframe, engine, and electrical systems.
  • Working knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations Parts 91, 65, 43, and 21. 
  • Effective oral, written, and electronic communication skills to include Microsoft Word, Excel, and electronic manufacturer's maintenance libraries.
  • Participate in the Deployment Authorization Program (DAP) and be able to travel and work nonstandard hours and deploy on domestic and overseas missions on short notice on company aircraft or vehicle.
  • Capable of lifting and carrying up to 75 lbs.
  • Occasional overtime, weekend work, and travel may be required.
  • Beechcraft B-200/B-300 airplane, Bell-412/212 helicopter, Pratt and Whitney PT6 Series Engine experience and FAA Inspection Authorization are desired.
  • 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.