Lead the engineering and execution of a large project, or a number of small projects, that support subcritical experiments. Manage the schedule, scope and budget of work that involves conventional engineering practices, but may include complex coordination requirements with National Laboratories as well as oversight entities. | | Key Responsibilities | - Recommend and coordinate modifications to plans due to field conditions or adverse situations. Assist the project manager with planning, coordination, or preparation of equipment of work specifications, bid evaluations, and award recommendations for equipment. Prepare and/or assist in the preparation of cost estimates and material takeoffs and ascertain whether the proposed material usage will be adequate for its purpose. | - Devises integrated solutions to the most complex technical problems of broad scope. Solutions are comprehensive in technical and business aspects and exhaustive at all levels, including cross-disciplinary. Ensures team's processes and deliverables comply with laws, codes, orders, and MSTS policies and procedures. Develops new initiatives for additional scopes of work. | - Serves as an expert advisor to other personnel and management on difficult and critical technical issues. Provides guidance to senior management regarding strategic development opportunities using MSTS technologies and capabilities. Encourages development of intellectual property and publishing in refereed journals. | - Mentors engineering staff and technical management in methods, processes, and best practices. Participates in business development, by defining customer needs, developing proposals and planning projects that will produce results meeting customer needs. | - Works with customer personnel to ensure their needs are clearly defined to meet their objectives. Applies knowledge and ingenuity to implement cutting edge, pioneering solutions in the technical arena, often in unexplored areas of investigation and research.
The Nevada National Security Site's New Mexico Operations (NMO) is an applied-science and engineering organization engaged in research, analysis, testing and field operations for the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories, other national labs, and the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS). | | Key Responsibilities | - Work as a member of a small team designing, assembling, testing, and fielding complex and novel diagnostic systems such as high-speed multi-framing imaging camera design. | - Serve as a subject matter expert and technical resource and advisor to other scientists, engineers, and managers on technical issues relevant to your areas of subject matter expertise. | - Provide technical leadership including design and performance guidance on electronic and software design activities. | - Work with team members to devise appropriate test plans to evaluate system components, systems, and mechanical assemblies. | - Work with team members to inform and guide imaging performance and instrument control software. | - Provide system qualification in areas of electronic and optoelectronic performance of diagnostic systems. | - Work independently as a subject matter expert in relevant fields of study as well as in a team environment requiring communication with other groups to develop solutions for all projects. | - Must be able to confidently present results to both internal and external stakeholders. | - Utilize working knowledge of laboratory instrumentation such as digitizing storage oscilloscopes, delay generators, digital multi-meters, high-bandwidth links, metrology instrumentation, and other test and measurement equipment to test, characterize, and field custom designed diagnostic systems. | - Utilize basic and powered hand tools for instrumentation chassis assembly and construction. | - Utilize soldering and industry workmanship standards in electronic and mechanical assembly and documentation tasks. | - Be a senior mentor to less experienced engineers, scientists, and technicians while working as part of a small development team.
The Nevada National Security Site's New Mexico Operations (NMO) is an applied-science and engineering organization engaged in research, analysis, testing and field operations for the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories, other national labs, and the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS). | | Key Responsibilities | - Work as a member of a small team supporting engineers, scientists, and technicians building, testing, and fielding complex diagnostic systems. | - Utilize skills in electronics and mechanical engineering technologies to support design, assembly, troubleshooting and fielding of diagnostic systems. | - Utilize working knowledge of laboratory instrumentation such as digitizing storage oscilloscopes, delay generators, digital multi-meters, high-bandwidth links, metrology instrumentation, and other test and measurement equipment to test, characterize, and field custom designed diagnostic systems. | - Utilize basic and powered hand tools for instrumentation chassis assembly and construction. | - Utilize soldering and industry workmanship standards in electronic and mechanical assembly and documentation tasks. | - Work with and mentor under the supervision of senior engineers, scientists, and technicians as part of a small development team.
Successful candidate will work with a team of scientists and engineers on a dynamic testing platform. | | Key Responsibilities | - Produce complex mechanical assemblies (targets, projectiles, etc.) for a single stage gas launcher with tight tolerances. | - Designs and fabricates prototype mechanical devices in support of a small team of R&D scientists and engineers. | - Learning to operate a single stage gas launcher facility, and taking overall responsibility for operations. | - Plans and conducts work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application, and modification of mechanical parts and assemblies. | - Devises new approaches for designing and drafting complex chassis builds and mechanical assemblies. | - Plans and conducts independent work requiring judgment and experience in the application and substantial adaptation of operations techniques. | - Devises new approaches to operations problems. | - May provide direction and instruction to engineers, technicians, crafts, or others in the use of configuration management/CAD software for specific projects or tasks. | - Performs work that involves conventional practices but may include a variety of complex features such as conflicting requirements, unsuitability of conventional methods, or difficult coordination requirements. | - Plans, guides, or prepares administrative and technical documents as required for the design and build of complex assemblies. | - Coordinates project assignments among engineers, project managers, clients, and vendors. | - Applies accepted technical standards to design drawings. | - Requires everyday collaboration with engineers, vendors, and other designers in order to make sure that design details are handled appropriately | - Work locations will include the North Las Vegas Facility and the Nevada National Security Site
As an integral part of the Nuclear Asset Operations (NAO) and Nuclear Facility Operations (NOF) team you will serve as representative for activities conducted at the NAO facilities. | | Key Responsibilities | - Oversee the development and implementation of integrated schedules that combine, resource load and deconflict operations, maintenance, construction and user activities at NAO facilities. Address issues that arise with integrated schedule implementation at NAO facilities, as necessary. Assist in establishing priorities for operational activities. Provide management oversight, mentoring, and assessment of activities within area of responsibility. | - Establish clear responsibility and accountability for carrying out safety requirements. | - Anticipate risks and assure risks inherent in operations are identified and properly controlled. Assure support and guidance to supported facility, maintenance, construction and project teams to achieve and maintain safe working conditions. | - Champion safety initiatives and supports the FOD goals related to operating NAO facilities in a safe and cost efficient manner. | - Demonstrate Environment, Safety, Health, and Quality (ESH&Q) leadership and consistently enforce ESH&Q policies and procedures. Implement applicable safety requirements; emphasize the safety of each employee as well as the protection of equipment and property in area of responsibility. Take immediate action to correct reported or observed unacceptable safety and health conditions and/or behaviors. Assure appropriate procedures, training, equipment, warnings, and tools are provided to employees to permit work to be performed safely. Promote and actively participate in the Mission Support & Test Services, LLC (MSTS) safety concept. Support and encourage employee participation in MSTS safety initiatives. | - Perform other tasks as assigned by management. | - Reports to the Nuclear Asset Operations Facility Operations Director (FOD), represents the FOD in scheduling and deconfliction meetings with NAO facility management, the customer and user project management. Principal interactions are with NAO nuclear and NN-1 facility management, user project management and other MSTS organizational management personnel related to activities conducted at NAO facilities.
The successful candidate will contribute to a team of scientists and engineers working to calibration/characterize diagnostics used in High Energy Density (HED) science experiments at facilities such as the National Ignition Facility (NIF). The candidate will operate and maintain multiple class IV laser systems used during this effort. In addition the candidate will be responsible for optical system design and layout to accommodate unique instrument requirements. The team works in multiple locations and the candidate will primarily support elements of a project that support NIF experiments. In addition to working with laser systems, the candidate will use the laser as a tool to characterize complex optical and x-ray imaging instruments. This requires the development of processes, the documenting of these processes, the handling of large amounts of data, and interacting with multiple customers. This job requires that the selected candidate will work to meet rigorous schedule commitments while teaming with a multi-disciplined group. | | Key Responsibilities | - Provide technical leadership in support of advanced experimental diagnostic projects including but not limited to system specification, research, design, development, fielding, and calibration while adhering to technical standards and processes as applicable. | - Responsibilities may also include work at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS). | - Significant contribution and team participation and leadership in the development and application of state-of-the-art experimental physics techniques in laboratory and field research is expected. | - Design and execute experiments while working collaboratively with a team of national laboratory and Mission Support and Test Services (MSTS) scientists and engineers. | - Analyze complex data collected from these experiments is required. | - Contribute innovative research and development ideas and champion them through to application in accordance with strategic goals as outlined by MSTS programs. | - Orally present data at professional conferences and write refereed-level journal articles. | - Participate in and foster a work environment that is based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction. | - Some travel is required.
Key Responsibilities | The individual in this position will manage the activities of a team of individual contributors who are responsible for effective application of Program Management standards in order to ensure achievement of desired business results. Individual will be responsible for staff competency, development, performance reviews, time keeping approval, work assignments, salary planning and assuring adherence to company policy and procedures for a large team, and ensure team focus on meeting functional goals and objectives. The candidate will manage cross-site utilization of personnel, must be able to lead virtually and be a strong visionary and motivating/mentoring leader for the staff and drive excellence throughout the organization. | | In addition, the candidate must ensure program management processes, such as: cost and schedule control, baseline management, risk management, subcontract management, earned value management, variance analysis and estimate at completion are appropriately implemented by personnel within their respective Integrated Project Teams. The Manager may support various business leaders and Program Integration (PI) while enforcing compliance to the Management Operating System (MOS) and processes to ensure integrity of data. Department Expense Budget planning, analysis, and reporting. Support Earned Value Management (EVM) compliance with site, peers, and Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) counterparts, as required, while participating in baseline and surveillance reviews. | | | Key Success Factors: | - Manage Divisional-staffing forecast to meet business and functional requirements, as well as assure coverage for all programs. | - Oversee and assure staff training and development with industry related best practices and company guidelines, processes, and procedures. | - Measures achievements and links increased employee performance based on available training; measures results overtime, and identifies gaps to training plans based on program deliverables and employee performance. | - Provides Developmental and Behavioral guidance for PP&C COE Managers; works to identify gaps to behavioral goals and determines path for increased awareness and capability. | - Responsible for ownership and continuous improvement of program performance measures, including establishing and maintaining a Program Management Baseline, IMS (Integrated Master Schedule) development and maintenance, Earned Value Management System, as well as financial Management Operating System, Program Management Reviews (PMR), and Internal Surveillance Reviews (ISR). | - Responsible for implementation of Enterprise program management tools, standard program metrics, as well as training, deployment, and communication. Understands industry accepted best practices and guidelines, and application to business. | - Responsible for the overall quality of Enterprise program artifacts to meet all Directives, Guidelines, and Procedures. | - Support business reviews, information requests, data collection, analysis, and reporting. | - Leadership of Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and Strategic Planning (STRAP) processes for PP&C COEs | - Results focused with successful track record of accomplishments through skilled use of influence, persuasion, negotiation, and problem resolution.
- Administers the Facility Manager Qualification Program (general facility qualification card) for all MSTS Facility Managers through the use of e-FOM. | - The qualification cards endorse Facility Managers by identifying assigned facilities and the related risks and hazards, and create the appropriate training program. | - Establishes baseline for each candidate for training, required reading, walkdowns and mentoring. | - Each FM will carry unique qualification cards, according to the collective tenant and facility users’ mission work. | | - Maintain the Facility Manager, Alternate Facility Manager training and qualification database through the Electronic Qualification Card Program (EQC). | - Perform qualitative assessments of the tenant, facility, and facility user’s hazards and risks, and develop a comprehensive training program for each candidate. | - Performs an annual review of facility users for changes to the safety basis, risks, or hazards to ensure Facility Managers are appropriately trained. | - This position will serve as a Team Member for management assessments of the Facility Manager Program implementation, and will help correct any deficiencies. | - Provides one-on-one guidance to Facility Manager Candidates on how to process through the program. | - Responsible for updating the Facility Manager Resource Guide, which captures over 100 company documents that discuss requirements of the Facility Manager. | - Develops, coordinates, reviews and revises company directives associated with the program and processes.
As part of the U1a Complex team, the Work Control Coordinator provides coordination of work associated with the facility (maintenance, operations, construction, Subcritical Experiment activities). In this role, the Work Control Coordinator will report to the U1a Complex Operations Manager and will support the U1a Complex Facility Manager and Shift Operations Managers. This position supports the facility’s mission of performing Subcritical Experiments as part of the Stockpile Stewardship Program. | | Key Responsibilitie: | - Ensure that work packages are ready to work (by verifying supporting documents and permits are approved) prior to the execution week | - Assist with moving work packages to the READY status by: tracking and assisting with the 1) work package approval process (prompting Subject Matter Experts to approve work packages), and 2) tracking and assisting with parts verification to include verifying that materials are on hand and staged prior to moving a work order to the Lock-in schedule. | - Work with Operations and involved work groups to ensure that planned outages are aligned and supported as scheduled. | - Ensure the Operations Manager and Facility Manager are aware of emergent activities and approve any changes to the schedule beginning with the lock-in week through execution week. | - Provide coordination and de-confliction support for day to day schedules which may include Operations, Maintenance, Construction, and Subcritical Experiment activities. | - Conduct structured Work Week Review (T+1), Scheduling (T-2 to T-4), Scoping (T-5 to T-8), and Lock-In (T-1) Meetings and ensuring that all parties are engaged and challenged to meet their commitments for the upcoming and current work weeks. | - Assign actions from the Work Week Review and other meetings to groups that are found to be deficient and in need of improvement in areas identified during said meetings. | - Ensure the resources are available to support all scheduled work | - Track package approval, material status, and measuring and test equipment status (equipment will be available and calibrated as required to perform the work). Verify materials are received and are correct, tasks are properly scheduled and additional resources are ready to assist. | - Assist external work groups in scheduling, accomplishing and close out of assigned tasks. | - Resolve obstacles to schedule execution and driving the schedule during execution week. | - Integrate efforts of internal, external and subcontract work groups. | - Prepare and issue the work week review in which activities as well as metrics are reviewed to consider opportunities for improvement. | - Manage schedule change control in order to obtain best utilization of available facility resources. | - Perform periodic reviews of Backlog with Maintenance and Operations checking for duplicates, ensuring the work is still needed, and checking for any other issues with the work order. | - Process revisions to work packages that cannot be made in the field as applicable. | - Provide administrative control of work packages throughout the work package life cycle. This includes submission of work requests all the way through to the closure process. | - Perform other duties as assigned by Management.
Key Responsibilities | - Assist in the management of directorate funds and participate in the preparation of advance planning information, develop budget estimates for directorate programs in terms of cost and affordable manpower levels, and recommend reallocation of funds or manpower when appropriate. | - Develop techniques to collect, compile, and report cost information relating to equipment, events, and programs to develop planning estimates and program analyses. | - Prepare conceptual plans and cost estimates for program or project support for construction equipment or for logistical support. | - Participate in the scheduling of activities; estimate resource requirements; interpret statistical data; and disseminate information regarding affordable manpower levels, procurement of capital equipment, direct and indirect costs, and program status. | - Recommend reallocation of funds, changes in equipment procurement, realignment of schedules activities, and solutions to developing problems. | - Prepare the annual and mid-year budget estimates for specific programs applying historical data regarding resource requirements; direct, support, indirect costs, and inflationary trends. | - Estimate costs and determine the proper percentage burden rate, labor load, equipment load, material handling, and related cost distribution procedures. | - Review Department of Energy and Work for Others budget submissions and proposals to ensure the MSTS cost model has been implemented appropriately. | - Provide director and program directors with analysis of congressional actions and potential impacts to the program/site. | - Participate in process improvement teams where financial matters are affected. | - Monitor performance, cost, and schedules objectives. | - Consolidate forecasts and analyzes trends. | - Prepare indirect budgets and rates variance reports for directorate programs. | - Coordinate monthly program reviews along with program reporting requirements. | - Review project control plans, including project cost estimates, forecasts, schedules, and budget commitments. | - Report scope, nature, and reason for any major variances in projected vs. actual performance to the director and program manager. | - Maintain current information as to trends and developments in business and present recommendations to programs and management. | - Develop and maintain customer relations with representatives of the DOE/NNSA and Work for Others (WFO). | - Serve as liaison with Project Controls Office, Chief Financial Office, and other support functions, as necessary. | - Direct the preparation of regular and special budget reports. | - Analyze monthly directorate and MSTS budgeting and accounting reports to maintain expenditure controls. | - Provide advice and technical assistance with cost analysis, fiscal allocation, and budget preparation. | - Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations. | - Summarize budgets and submit recommendations for the approval or disapproval of funds requests. | - Review operating budgets to analyze trends affecting budget needs. | - Consult with managers to ensure that budget adjustments are made in accordance with program changes. | - Compile and analyze accounting records and other data to determine the financial resources required to implement a program. | - Perform cost-benefit analyses to compare operating programs, review financial requests, or explore alternative financing methods. | - Interpret budget directives and establish policies for carrying out directives. | - Seek new ways to improve efficiency and increase profits. | - Testify before fund-granting authorities, clarifying and promoting the proposed budgets. | - Match appropriations for specific programs with appropriations for broader programs, including items for emergency funds. | - Use computer and computer systems to set up functions, enter data or process information. | - Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on financial, business, or process-related topics. | - 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.
As part of the U1a Complex team, the Shift Operations Manager (SOM) will maintain overall command and control of the U1a Complex (“the facility”) during applicable shifts. The facility nuclear safety basis includes operational scenarios that involve significant risks to the facility worker and to the public. The SOM is highly trained to avoid dangers and is responsible for immediately mitigating potential hazards. The SOM assumes the role of Local Emergency Director (LED) who directs emergency actions for the facility and is responsible for maintaining the facility log book. In this role, the SOM will report to the U1a Complex Operations Manager and will support the U1a Complex Facility Manager. This position supports the facility’s mission of performing Subcritical Experiments as part of the Stockpile Stewardship Program. | | Key Responsibilities: | - Implement the requirements contained in DOE Orders including Conduct of Operations. Ensures that all employees reporting to this position are informed about the standards of operation of a nuclear facility | - Responsible areas include: Shift turnover, operator routines and rounds, communication, control of equipment and system status, control area activities, independent verifications, procedure compliance, and on the job training. | - Ensure events are properly reported to management and DOE in a timely manner. Also ensures management reviews are conducted with appropriate personnel in case of an issue or facility event. | - Ensure completion of shift rounds and routines assigned to the shift. Ensure proper follow up to equipment conditions if found to be in abnormal state while rounds and routines are being conducted. | - Ensures the shift crew reviews changes to facility procedures, facility modifications, Technical Safety Requirements and the Documented Safety Analysis. Ensures Surveillance Requirements, In-Process Inspections and Specific Administrative Controls specified in the TSR are performed in accordance with applicable facility procedures and/or SCE checklists. | - Maintain overall authority for the control, administration and auditing of the Hazardous Energy Control Program at the facility and the installed facility Temporary Modifications in accordance with MSTS procedures. | - Maintain facility housekeeping and communicate importance of good housekeeping attitude to facility workers. | - Ensure safety of personnel in the facility by maintaining a working knowledge and enforcement of regulatory requirements. Conduct Safety Observations, safety audits and observe operator rounds, and help ensure deficiencies are corrected in a timely manner. | - Ensure the shift is properly staffed and trained to perform operational and emergency activities during the shift. Ensure assigned personnel are fit for duty and qualified to perform assigned duties and tasks in accordance with facility training program requirements. Review each operator’s knowledge before qualifying an operator for a task. Serve as trainer/evaluator for the On-Shift Training Evaluation Program. | - Lead abnormal drills at the U1a Complex. | - Interface directly with DOE Facility Representatives on items related to all aspects of facility operations and safety. Direct activities of Operations, Nuclear Engineering, Radiological Controls, Fire Protection, Work Control, Quality Assurance, and Industrial Hygiene to accomplish the objectives of the facility. | - Perform other duties assigned by Management.
As part of the U1a Complex team, the Tagging Authority coordinates all hazardous energy control and Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) activities between all affected organizations, departments, and other groups, including subcontractors, at the U1a Complex (“the facility”). In this role, the Tagging Authority will report to the U1a Complex Operations Manager and will support the facility hazardous energy control/LOTO needs associated with operations, maintenance, construction, and Subcritical Experiments. This position supports the facility’s mission of performing Subcritical Experiments as part of the Stockpile Stewardship Program. | | Key Responsibilities | - Ensure implementation of MSTS’s company and facility requirements for hazardous energy control/LOTO as the facility Tagging Authority. | - Perform Tagging Authority duties at the facility relating to all hazardous energy control/LOTO needs associated with a broad range of systems and energy types (electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, gravity, mixed or other). | - Perform ancillary duties as designated by facility management relating to facility operations, maintenance, and engineering (e.g. operator rounds, procedure development and revision) when not performing primary Tagging Authority duties.
THIS IS A LIMITED-TERM REGULAR FULL-TIME POSITION. SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE CAN BE EMPLOYED UP TO TWO YEARS, WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR, BASED ON THE ORGANINZATIONS' NEEDS. CANDIDATE MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR A POST-DOC POSITION WITHIN 3 YEARS OF RECEIVING THEIR PhD, OR THE CANDIDATE WILL HAVE COMPLETED ALL PhD REQUIREMENTS BY HIRE DATE. | | Reporting to the Signal Processing and Applied Mathematics supervisor, within Nevada Operations, the postdoctoral researcher will develop mathematical models for analyzing data from experiments in support of the Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation mission. Projects will include emerging capabilities for data fusion, machine learning techniques, threat assessments, and the fielding of diagnostic systems. The postdoctoral researcher will play an active role in the Site-Directed Research and Development program. | | Key Responsibilities: | - Will play a lead scientific role in the development, fielding, and analysis of data from complex measurement systems, with a focus on basic and applied research in nonproliferation. | - Requires active participation in the field with the scientific, technical, and engineering teams, direct interaction with experimental partners from the National Security Laboratories, and independently driven model and algorithm development. | - Will build direct relationships with the laboratory partners and provide scientific guidance to experimental operations, also reporting on accomplishments to internal and external stakeholders. | - Supporting nonproliferation projects, the Senior Scientist will be expected to maintain an active research portfolio, participating in the Site-Directed Research and Development program, including research in support of current projects for characterizing imaging systems, image segmentation, and image enhancement. | - Includes publishing scientific results and presenting research developments at professional meetings and conferences and to university partners. | - The primary work location will be North Las Vegas, NV. | - Work at the NNSS may be required in support of these functions, as well as travel to NNSS remote sites, and the three National Security Laboratories. The primary work location will be North Las Vegas, NV. Work at the NNSS may be required in support of these functions, as well as travel to NNSS remote sites, and the three National Security Laboratories.
Summer graduate science interns will work under the direct supervision of a mentor and will be provided with hands-on participation in ongoing projects at one of the most unique experimental sites in the United States, or one of our outlying locations. Internships are available in North Las Vegas, Nevada; at the Nevada National Security Site (65 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada); in Los Alamos and Albuquerque, New Mexico; Livermore and Santa Barbara, California; and at the Remote Sensing Laboratories at Nellis Air Force Base or Andrews Air Force Base. | | Many student interns return each summer and others work for us part-time year-round while they attend local schools. | | We are looking for qualified and motivated graduate students in: | - Mathematics | - Physics | - Chemistry | - Health Physics | - Computer Science | Please note these important dates for our 2019 MSTS Summer Internship Program: | - December 2018 - Application process opens | - December 2018/January 2019 - Phone and/or in-person Interviews | - January 2019 - Offers begin to be made with 2-week acceptance deadline | - May/June 2019 - Summer internship begins | - August 2019 - Summer internship concludes
Summer graduate engineering interns will work under the direct supervision of a mentor and will be provided with hands-on participation in ongoing projects at one of the most unique experimental sites in the United States, or one of our outlying locations. Internships are available in North Las Vegas, Nevada; at the Nevada National Security Site (65 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada); in Los Alamos and Albuquerque, New Mexico; Livermore and Santa Barbara, California; and at the Remote Sensing Laboratories at Nellis Air Force Base or Andrews Air Force Base. | | Many student interns return each summer and others work for us part-time year-round while they attend local schools. | | We are looking for qualified and motivated graduate students in: | - Electrical Engineering | - Nuclear Engineering | - Mechanical Engineering | - Chemical Engineering | - Computer Science | - Fire Protection Engineering | - Software Engineering | | - Physics | | Please note these important dates for our 2019 MSTS Summer Internship Program: | - December 2018 - Application process opens | - December 2018/January 2019 - Phone and/or in-person Interviews | - January 2019 - Offers begin to be made with 2-week acceptance deadline | - May/June 2019 - Summer internship begins | - August 2019 - Summer internship concludes
Summer business interns will work under the direct supervision of a mentor and will be provided with hands-on experience in Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Training, Communications, Internal Audit, Quality, or Procurement. Internships are available in North Las Vegas, Nevada; at the Nevada National Security Site (65 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada); in Los Alamos and Albuquerque, New Mexico; Livermore and Santa Barbara, California; and at the Remote Sensing Laboratories at Nellis Air Force Base or Andrews Air Force Base. | | Many student interns return each summer and others work for us part-time year-round while they attend local schools. | | We are looking for qualified and motivated students in: | - Accounting | - Business | - Communications | - Finance | - Human Resources | - Instructional Design | - Supply Chain | | Please note these important dates for our 2019 MSTS Summer Internship Program: | - December 2018 - Application process opens | - December 2018/January 2019 - Phone and/or in-person Interviews | - January 2019 - Offers begin to be made with 2-week acceptance deadline | - May/June 2019 - Summer internship begins | - August 2019 - Summer internship concludes
Serves as member of radiological emergency response teams at the Remote Sensing Laboratory supporting Nuclear Radiological Advisory Team (NRAT), Aerial Measuring System (AMS), and Technology Integration (TI) Projects. Supports emergency response field operations (real-world and exercises) to including AMS, Radiological Search and Consequence Management. | | Key Responsibilities | - Participate in developing programs and possible designs. | - May assist calibration, characterization, and repairs of radiation detection systems. | - Maintain up to date knowledge of engineering applications, techniques, detector and acquisitions electronics. | - Will be expected to maintain and operate radiation detection equipment. | - Will specialize in design, testing, deployment and operation of specialized radiation detection systems and data acquisition and analysis applications. | - Assist with research and development of new concepts related to improvement of detection systems and related technologies. | - Prepares or contributes to strategies, reports and technical proposals. | - Performs design and technical analysis activities using prescribed codes and standards, computer software, and generally accepted best management practices | - Develop a working knowledge of codes and standards of other disciplines. | - Follows established engineering and technical procedures and instructions. | - Must be able to mentor less experienced staff. | - Support other personnel with specific tasks. | - Must be able to monitor work of technicians and other support personnel working on projects. | - Must be able and willing to fly on a routine basis in small fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters and after training deploy for maritime operations. | - Must be willing and able to travel worldwide, sometimes under austere conditions, as a member of National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) emergency response teams. | - Perform related work as assigned by supervisor.
Primary Responsibilities | - Prepares Unreviewed Safety Question (USQ) review documentation, including USQ Determinations, USQ Screens and Categorical Exclusions | - Reviews USQ documentation, including USQ Determinations, USQ Screens and Categorical Exclusions prepared by other USQ Analysts | - Document recommended DSA changes or editorial or detail updates encountered as a result of preparing USQ documentation | - Participate in the performance of nuclear safety evaluations and analyses. These analytical tasks include the performance of hazards /accident analyses to derive hazard controls, and the development of other documentation such as descriptions of safety management programs (SMPs) and associated specific administrative controls for the completion of Documented Safety Analyses (DSAs) for nuclear facilities. | - Provide change documentation in support of Criticality Safety Evaluations (CSEs) for fissionable material operations. | - Participate and/or lead Management Assessments of USQ or other nuclear safety activities. | - Participate in the maintenance of USQ procedures and guidance documents. | - Implements improvements to Nuclear Assurance programmatic processes. | - Support the development and maintenance of USQ performance and quality metrics. | - Will apply demonstrated educational proficiencies to become technically qualified as a USQ Analyst when nuclear facility experience thresholds are attained. | - Accepts individual responsibility and accountability for environment, safety, health, and quality processes within personal control, personal safety, and the safety of co-workers. Complies 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 corrects or reports any hazard or potential hazard to supervision. Participates in and embrace MSTS environment, safety, health, and quality initiatives.
Serve as Manager of Technological Applications in the Applied Technology (AT) Department at the Remote Sensing Laboratory (RSL-N), located on Nellis Air Force Base. | | Key Responsibilities | - Oversees the execution of engineering projects including the development and approval of estimates, schedules and statements of work. | - Provides coordination and guidance to Integrated Project Teams (IPT) to maintain budgetary, resource and scheduling discipline to assure IPT success during the support of multiple efforts. | - Responsibilities include management of the day-to-day resource projects and personnel within the department. | - Conducts goal planning, performance evaluations and assists in salary planning. | - Ensures personnel training at the appropriate level, assists in personnel career development, completes personnel actions, and other relevant areas associated with sustaining a highly motivated workforce. | - Provides direction on company processes to the department. | - Creates an environment where employees feel safe to raise, address, and resolve issues. | - Perform other duties as assigned by the Applied Technology Director.
Provide Fire Protection Engineer support to the Engineering Department. Support will include preparation of fire hazards analysis and fire protection assessments for multiple site facilities. Work will need to be completed in accordance with NNSS procedures and DOE requirements. | | Key Responsibilities | - Devises solutions to highly complex technical problems of broad scope. Solutions may require resolving conflicting customer expectations and design requirements, utilizing unconventional technology and materials, and cross-disciplinary integration. | - Serves as consultant to less experienced engineers, providing practical advice on implementation of solutions for organizational goals. | - | Responsible for preparation and checking of design drawings, specifications, calculations, system design descriptions, design analyses, fire hazards analyses, fire protection assessments, equivalencies, and exemptions; must be a subject matter expert in fire suppression systems, fire alarm and detection systems, fire barrier design, and life safety design features. | Identify risk and design features to aid in preventing, controlling, and mitigating the effects of fire. Able to perform hydraulic calculations with the assist of computer software such as Hydraulic Analyzer of Sprinkler Systems HASS). Provide support to beneficial occupancy inspections as needed. | | - Conducts or leads research; develops and designs new instrumentation, equipment, and procedures for testing and solving problems; presents papers; and keeps abreast of new technological developments, methods or materials, keeping management informed of important new advances. | - Ensures team’s processes and deliverables comply with laws, codes, orders, and MSTS policies and procedures. Research and interpretation of codes and standards and Department of Energy (DOE) Orders and standards will be required on a daily occurrence. Must be able to coordinate with multiple engineering disciplines as well as the Authority Having Jurisdiction, fire marshal, facility manager, and project managers Must have a working knowledge of applicable National Fire Protection Association codes and standards, International Building Code, International Fire Code, DOE orders and standards, and Code of Federal Regulations.