Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Principal Nuclear Facilities Operations Specialist (Operations Controller)

    Posted Date 1 month ago(8/20/2019 2:54 PM)
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  • Qualifications

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

    • Minimum Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in field related to the position or equivalent
      training and experience, plus at least 9 years of related experience, which included 3 years’ experience in:
    • Nuclear operations or nuclear maintenance such as those found at a DOE nuclear facility,
      commercial power plant, or US Navy Nuclear Propulsion Program.
    • Conduct of Operations (DOE O 422.1), Nuclear Maintenance (DOE O 433.1B), Transportation & Packaging (DOE 460.1C and 461.1B), and Quality Assurance requirements (DOE O 414.1D); or
    • High explosives handling and operations; or chemical handling, storage, transfer, and
      controlled release activities.
    • Conduct of Operations (DOE O 422.1), Transportation &
      Packaging (DOE O 460.1C and 461.1B), and Quality Assurance requirements (DOE O
    • Experience in administrative support functions with progressive experience is highly desired.
    • Experience with the Maximo Computerized Maintenance Management System highly desired.
    • Experience working with requirements-based systems for areas such as nuclear material operations, facility operations .and maintenance, radiological activities, and conducting system operation lineups of structures, systems and components (SSC).
    • Ability to read and follow detailed instructions utilizing MSTS Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    • Experience with planning and scheduling to deconflict workload distribution and execution of the work. 
    • Must possess excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with all types of people in a tactful, professional, and effective manner.
    • Computer skills in MS Word, Excel, and MS Outlook are desired.
    • Current Q Clearance and Human Reliability Program certification highly desired.
    • Eligibility Requirements - To obtain a Q clearance, an individual must be a U.S. citizen at least 18 years of age. Reference DOE Order 472.2, "Personnel Security.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license.
    • 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.





    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.



    Serve as the Device Assembly Facility (DAF) Operations Controller (Principal Nuclear Facilities Operations Specialist) you will control DAF access and the movement and location of personnel and materials within the DAF. As an integral part of our DAF team, you will collaborate with external and internal partners to attain desired success states and sustain successful operations.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • The primary responsibilities of this assignment is the control of DAF access and the movement and location of personnel and materials within the DAF, in order to ensure that activities progress in a safe, secure, and orderly manner.
    • Reports to the DAF Operations Support Manager, and will support the Nuclear Operations Manager, Operations Supervisors and Facility Supervisors.
    • Serves as Local Emergency Director for critical incidents and off normal events occurring in the facility.
    • Maintains a cooperative relationship with the Protective Force contractor team ensuring cohesive daily operations.
    • Responsible for maintaining a thorough knowledge of applicable Federal, State, DOE, Corporate and Site rules, regulations and Site-wide operating policies and procedures.
    • Maintains DAF log keeping in accordance with MSTS requirements.
    • Input required training for DAF access.
    • Maintain strong working knowledge of DAF procedures, TSRs and SACs.
    • Complete the necessary documentation for the movement of material-at-risk (MAR).
    • Coordinate On-Site / Off-Site DAF Shipping and Receiving operations.
    • Maintain Classified repository.
    • Monitor weather conditions.
    • Accept individual responsibility and accountability for environment, safety, health, and quality processes within personal control, personal safety, and the safety of co-workers. 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. Promptly correct or report any hazard or potential hazard to supervision. 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.