Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

Undergraduate Engineering or Business Construction Work Planning Internship (Associate in Engineering or Business - Levels I - IV)

Posted Date 3 days ago(12/7/2023 11:17 AM)
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Mission Support and Test Services, LLC (MSTS) manages and operates the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) for the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).  Our MISSION is to help ensure the security of the United States and its allies by providing high-hazard experimentation and incident response capabilities through operations, engineering, education, field, and integration services and by acting as environmental stewards to the Site’s Cold War legacy.  Our VISION is to be the user site of choice for large-scale, high-hazard, national security experimentation, with premier facilities and capabilities below ground, on the ground, and in the air. (See NNSS.gov for our unique capabilities.) Our 2,750+ professional, craft, and support employees are called upon to innovate, collaborate, and deliver on some of the more difficult nuclear security challenges facing the world today.  In this environment, the best ideas need to be voiced and every opinion matters.  As such, MSTS places great value on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and is committed to a diverse and equitable workforce, with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, and perspectives.

  • MSTS offers our regular, full-time employees highly competitive salaries and benefits packages including medical, dental, and vision; both a pension and a 401k; paid time off and 96 hours of paid holidays; relocation (if located more than 75 miles from work location); tuition assistance and reimbursement; and more.  
  • MSTS is a limited liability company consisting of Honeywell International Inc. (Honeywell), Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs), and HII Nuclear Inc.




The Construction Work Planning team is looking for a student interested in a fast-paced, exciting summer intern opportunity to support construction work at the Nevada National Security Site, a federal site located 65 miles northwest of Las Vegas and the size of the State of Rhode Island. The team is responsible for development of construction activity level work documents and implementation of integrated safety to ensure the safe and successful execution or work occurs.

The selected intern will be under the direction of the U1a Construction Planning Manager & Supervisor and will be provided ample mentorship and leadership development.



We are looking for qualified and motivated Undergrad students that are pursuing a degree in:

  • Construction Management
  • Project Management
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • General Engineering
  • Business Management
  • Facility Management


Duties and Responsibilities:

Scope will be determined prior to the start of the internship. Specific duties and responsibilities will be assigned in coordination with the intern’s manager.

Some duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Developing work plans for construction managers and superintendents.
  • Participate in and perform job walkdowns at the NNSS.
  • Development of job hazard analysis.
  • Participate in scheduling meetings and provide support to P6 schedule development.
  • Administrative duties to support construction planning team.
  • Support tracking and coordination of field documents.
  • Support the implementation of a mobile construction planning system.


Please note these important dates for our 2024 Summer Student Program:

  • September 2023 - Application process opens
  • September 2023 - March 2024 - Candidates reviewed, interviews completed, offers extended
  • May 21st, 2024 - Summer internship Student Program begins
  • August 9th, 2024 - Summer internship Student Program concludes

**Please apply asap; hiring Managers are reviewing applications as they are received.


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

  • Completion of first year Bachelor’s degree in an engineering program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) for Civil, Mechanical, Industrial and General Engineering degrees.
    • or Completion of first year in a Calculus-based STEM bachelor’s degree in engineering.
    • or Completion of first year Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Project Management, Construction Management, Facility Management, Architecture, Real Estate or Data Analytics at an accredited institution.
  • Must be actively enrolled in school.
  • Must have and maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. (upload of current transcripts required)
  • Planning/organizing skills and initiative.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • A drive to improve the way work is executed.
  • Self-motivating attitude and is open to exploring all areas of infrastructure development.
  • Ability to follow directions, both written and verbal, and able to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Strong computer skills are desired, including MS Office.
  • The primary work location will be at the Nevada National Security Site (located 65 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada) or the Losee Road facility in North Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • A pre-placement drug screen, is required. MSTS maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.


Ability to obtain a HSPD-12 Personal Identity Verification credential under the Department of Energy Order 206.2, ‘Identity, Credential, and Access Management,’ and Supplemental Directive NNSA SD 206.2, ‘Implementation of Personal Identity Verification for Uncleared Contractors.’


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.


Hourly range for this position is $15.00 - $27.09.


Starting salary is determined based on the position market value, the individual candidate education and experience and internal equity. 


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