Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Co-Pilot

    Posted Date 4 months ago(5/22/2019 10:22 AM)
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    Las Vegas
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  • Qualifications

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

    • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent training and experience and at least two years’ relevant experience.
    • Candidate must have documented flight experience that meets or exceeds the following requirements: 1,500 pilot hours in Rotocraft helicopter category of which at  500 hours were logged as Pilot-in-Command (PIC).
    • Recent multiengine land airplane experience with preference towards the B-200 turbine aircraft flown within the preceding two years.
    • Other requirements include a thorough knowledge of FAA regulations, especially Part 91, General Operating and Flight Rules, and an understanding of public aircraft operations.
    • Possess excellent oral and written communications skills and basic computer skills. 
    • Desired:  Certificated Flight Instructor (CFI) and Certificated Flight Instructor Instrument (CFII) ratings in Helicopter and/or in Airplane Multiengine; FAA Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) rating; 2,500 hours total flying time; 150 hours in Rotorcraft , helicopter category within the past 12 months; multiengine turbine time and/or formal training in the Bell 412, such as CAE, Flight Safety, etc.; 200 hours multiengine land experience within the preceding two years and have previous remote sensing pilot experience.  
    • 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.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Initially perform in the capacity as Second-in-Command (SIC) in a Bell 412 Helicopter with eventual upgrade to Pilot-in-Command (PIC). 
    • Initially perform in the capacity as SIC in the B200 airplane with eventual upgrade to PIC.
    • Deploy for duration up to two weeks as a crewmember aboard Department of Energy (DOE) aircraft or via commercial means to perform remote sensing missions worldwide.
    • Develop written mission planning documents, risk/hazards assessments for missions, perform and provide safety and mission briefings to the technical crew, e.g., mission scientists, and electronic technician/operators.
    • 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.