Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Prin Human Resources Spec

    Posted Date 1 month ago(8/7/2019 10:14 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Human Resources
    Location : City
    North Las Vegas
    Location : State/Province (Full Name)
  • Qualifications

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

    • Bachelor’s degree in related field and at least 8 years’ of professional level experience, or equivalent training and experience.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Defined Benefit Plans, Defined Contribution Plans and various legal requirements.
    • Defined Benefit Plan experience preferred.
    • Excellent mathematical, analytical and organizational skills.
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Working knowledge of Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), Internal Reveune Service (IRS),Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation(PBGC) and Department of Labor (DOL) regulations.
    • Ability to demonstrate independence in work.
    • Must be able to communicate effectively to all level of employees.
    • 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.

    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.


    MSTS is looking for a Pension Benefits Administrator to lead the evaluation, administration and compliance of the company retirement plans - defined benefit and defined contribution plans.  The successful candidate will be empowered to work independently and exercise sound professional judgement, have the ability to work with confidential information and protect sensitive data, manage multiple projects and assignments, and effectively communicate with diverse individuals and groups in a clear, concise manner.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Acts as the subject matter expert and advises on retirement plans and related policies/procedures.
    • Monitors current trends, compliance and legislative requirements within the retirement plans industry; makes recommendations to align and/or improve company plans, programs and operations.
    • Acts as liaison between employees and retirees and the various third party providers.
    • Communicates with current and former employees, vested participants and beneficiaries concerning pension entitlements, retirement process, payment options, calculations and necessary documentation.
    • Monitors the investment accounts in the pension trust and initiates the redemption or purchase of investments at the direction of investment consultant.
    • Validates sufficient funds are available in the cash accounts to cover pension expenses each month.
    • Works closely with the Legal Department and Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) attorney,
    • Leads retirement plan audits; works closely with external auditors.
    • Analyzes, researches and calculates routine individual employee pension benefits for individual financial planning, terminations, retirements, beneficiaries, divorce and death
    • Supports the Benefits Committee.


    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.