Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

Fire Inspector (40)

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/12/2023 9:12 PM)
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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 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 Nevada National Security Site Fire & Rescue (F&R) Department is currently seeking resumes for the position of Fire Inspector / Investigator.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, coordinate, and document facility fire inspections for Life Safety Code compliance.
  • Determine operability of fire protection systems and equipment during routine fire safety inspections i.e. detection systems, suppression systems, fire-rated doors, dampers, etc.
  • Determine appropriate fire extinguisher types based on hazards present and determines its operability by visual inspection.
  • Evaluate flammable/combustible liquids and hazardous materials storage and evaluates fire prevention practices.
  • Review and analyze fire protection system test data as performed by Company organizations.
  • Document, initiate, and track corrective actions as identified during the performance of these duties IAW department procedures and Company policies.
  • Periodically witness fire pump tests and hydrant flows for general facilities at the NNSS, NLVF and RSL-Nellis.
  • Develop, plan, coordinate, conduct, and document pre-fire incident plans for general facilities.
  • May be assigned as General Staff by the Incident Commander or Area Commander as Planning or Logistics Section Chief or help tracking incident information including deployment to Command Post during extended emergencies.
  • When requested, by the Fire Marshal, conduct building familiarization and pre­ incident plan tours with F&R personnel.
  • When requested, by the Fire Marshal, serve as an alternate Beneficial Occupancy Inspector -Subject Matter Expert.
  • Periodically witness Formal Workplace Inspections with Facility Managers.
  • When requested, by the Fire Marshal, investigate the origin, cause and circumstances of all fires at the NNSS, determining whether a fire was the result of carelessness or criminal intent, investigate for mechanical and incendiary devices.
  • When requested, by the Fire Marshal, gather evidence at the fire scene for presentation in courts of law, interview Firefighters, victims, witnesses and suspects as to the origin and cause for a fire or explosion; measure, sketch diagrams and utilize multiple devices to document fire scenes.
  • When requested, by the Fire Marshal, assist in the investigation into the origin, cause and circumstances of explosions at the NNSS as part of an investigative team.
  • When requested, by the Fire Marshal, assist as an investigative team in gathering evidence at explosion scenes for presentation in courts of law, interview Firefighters, victims, witnesses and suspects as to the origin and cause for an explosion; measure, sketch diagrams and utilize multiple devices to document explosion scenes.
  • May be assigned to support & supply helicopter water drops during wildland fires.
  • Other duties as assigned by Management for short term projects. Long-term projects shall be mutually agreed upon and not in conflict with any other PLA (Project Labor Agreement).
  • If qualified, Fire Inspectors may be requested by Chief Officers to assist the Firefighters with operations such as offloading and/or retrieving suppression equipment and supplies.


  • Must be IFSAC, ICC, NFPA or ProBoard certified as a Fire Inspector I and Fire Instructor I, with a minimum of 3 years as a Fire Inspector.
  • Must also have Hazardous Materials Awareness, ICS-100, 200, 700, and 800.
  • Firefighter II, or Fire Investigator certification is preferred but not required.
  • Able to manage working at multiple sites - the Nevada National Security Site (located 65 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada), the Losee Road facility in North Las Vegas, Nevada and Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas, NV (RSL-N).
  • Work schedule for this position will be 4/10’s, Monday – Thursday (subject to change).
  • This is a collective-bargaining agreement position on a 4 day/10-hour schedule. Candidate must become and maintain good standing with the Teamsters Local 631.
  • 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.

MSTS is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants offered employment with MSTS are also subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.


In addition, Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship, at least 18 years of age. Reference DOE Order 472.2, “Personnel Security”. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.


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, required to participate in 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.


Wage for this position is $46.41 per hour.


Salary is determined by the Project Labor Agreement (PLA).


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