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Posted Date 4 days ago(2/22/2024 4:37 PM)
ID
2024-7313
Location : Location
US-NV-Mercury
Responsibilities (Text Only)
In this role, the Senior Project Engineer will be responsible for leading and supporting the engineering and execution of large capital line-item projects that support Facilities Engineering and Construction activities for the NNSS with minimal supervision. Perform the duties as the Control Account Manager (CAM) for design on projects, and be responsible for managing the cost, schedule, and technical performance. This position must plan, coordinate and manage engineering aspects of schedule, scope and budget of work that includes multiple engineering disciplines and construction for these projects. This position will work closely with Construction and Field Engineering to facilitate project execution. |   | Key Responsibilities | - Assist the Project Manager and engineering staff with planning, coordinating, and preparing of designs, procurement documents, specifications, bid evaluations, and award recommendations for equipment. Responsible for design aspects for projects over the entire lifecycle (initiation, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling, and closing). | - Demonstrate managing design and construction support for projects including but not limited to: | - Define, plan, execute, monitor, control, and successfully complete design and construction elements of scope. | - Ensure compliance with defined schedule, costs, risks, and quality constraints. | - Maintain satisfaction of stakeholders despite differing needs and/or expectations. | - Manage communications between project stakeholders and team members. | - Recommend and coordinate preparation and modifications to designs due to field conditions or adverse situations. | - 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. | - Devise integrated solutions to complex technical problems of broad scope. Solutions are expected to be comprehensive in technical and business aspects and exhaustive at all levels, including cross-disciplinary considerations. | | - Interact with Engineering Managers and various departments within the company to ensure that projects are compliant in all areas. | - Mentor entry level engineering staff and other technical personnel in methods, processes, and best practices. Participate in project development by helping define customer needs, developing proposals and planning projects that will produce effective outcomes. | - Work with customers to verify their needs are clearly defined and documented to meet their objectives and ensure engineering decisions are responsive to those needs. | - Apply knowledge and familiarity in multiple technical disciplines and ingenuity to implement effective technical solutions. | - Perform other duties assigned by Management.
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/15/2024 2:21 PM)
ID
2024-7294
Location : Location
US-CA-Santa Barbara
Responsibilities (Text Only)
THIS IS A CASUAL POSITION WORKING A MAXIMUM OF 900 HOURS PER CALENDAR YEAR. |   | The Science and Technology Directorate of the Nevada National Security Sites (NNSS) is seeking outstanding candidates for an UAS Systems Principal Scientist position to work at the Special Technologies Laboratory in Santa Barbara, California, supporting Systems R&D and Global Security, as well as R&D areas spanning sensors, autonomous systems, SCADA, and Physical Security. |   | Key Responsibilities | - Support engineering and scientific efforts by providing subject matter expertise in planning, deployment, and evaluation of autonomous systems. | - Design protection mechanisms, and implement safeguards for UAS operations. | - Work with a team of engineers, scientists and technicians who cover all phases of technology development from concept to deployment.  | - Work on a wide variety of projects, some that are R&D-like and others that are production-like. | - Perform other duties assigned by Management.
Posted Date 5 days ago(2/21/2024 7:49 PM)
ID
2024-7287
Location : Location
US-NV-Mercury
Responsibilities (Text Only)
We are looking for an Engineer to perform duties as a facility/system engineer (Mechanical Engineer II) at the Device Assembly Facility (DAF) within the MSTS Stockpile Experimentation & Operations Directorate. The DAF is located within the Forward Areas of the Nevada National Security Site. Facility Engineers are instrumental in ensuring the DAF can execute national-level experiments that ensure the nation’s nuclear weapons stockpile remains safe, secure, and effective. |   | Key Responsibilities | - Responsible for maintaining overall cognizance of assigned facility systems, providing systems engineering support for operations and maintenance, and technical support of line management safety responsibilities for ensuring continued system operational readiness. | - Validate physical configuration of assigned systems and maintain and update system documents for Configuration Management (CM). Understand the functions and performance criteria for assigned systems per the Safety Basis, and act as the subject matter expert for assigned systems. | - Conduct or oversee the In-service-Inspection and Technical Surveillance Requirement execution of assigned systems. | - Contribute to solutions of assignment-related problems and issues with a moderate scope and of moderate complexity, using a well-defined set of technologies. Solutions use established basic standards, practices and procedures as well as technical knowledge to address problems and complete tasks. Solutions may require evaluation of standards and processes. | - Participate in developing field programs and designs using pre-determined principles and practices. | - Select and implement computer applications for their field. | - Prepare or contribute to designs, strategies, reports and technical proposals. | - Perform design and technical analysis activities using prescribed codes and standards, computer software, and generally accepted best management practices. | - Perform frequent coordination of discipline information with other departments within the company and with outside vendors. | - Work with outside vendors as required, obtaining relevant information. | - Develop a working knowledge of codes and standards of other disciplines. | - Coordinate work within their discipline on moderately complex projects. | - Frequently participate as a member of work teams. | - Define specifications for procurements and initiates purchase requests. | - Monitor work of skilled technicians and other support personnel. | - 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. | - Understand the principles associated with the Mission Support and Test Services, LLC (MSTS) safety concept. | - Participate in and embrace MSTS environment, safety, health, and quality initiatives. | - Perform other duties as assigned by Management.
Posted Date 6 days ago(2/21/2024 11:34 AM)
ID
2024-7286
Location : Location
US-NV-Mercury
Responsibilities (Text Only)
Performs duties as a facility/system engineer (Electrical Engineer I) at the Device Assembly Facility (DAF) within the MSTS Stockpile Experimentation & Operations Directorate.  The DAF is located within the Forward Areas of the Nevada National Security Site.  Facility Engineers are instrumental in ensuring the DAF can execute national-level experiments that ensure the nation’s nuclear weapons stockpile remains safe, secure, and effective. |   | Key Responsibilities |   | - Support maintaining overall cognizance of assigned facility electrical systems, providing systems engineering support for operations and maintenance, and technical support of line management safety responsibilities for ensuring continued system operational readiness. | - Validate physical configuration of assigned electrical systems. Maintains and updates system documents for Configuration Management. Understands the functions and performance criteria for assigned systems per the Safety Basis and acts as the subject matter expert for assigned electrical systems. | - Assist with the conduct of In-service-Inspections and Technical Surveillance Requirement testing of assigned electrical systems. | - Contribute to solutions of assignment-related problems and issues with a limited scope and basic complexity, using a well-defined set of technologies. Solutions use established basic standards, practices and procedures as well as technical knowledge to address problems and complete tasks. | - Participate in developing field programs and designs using pre-determined principles and practices. | - Contribute to designs, strategies, reports and technical proposals. | - Perform design and technical analysis activities using prescribed codes and standards, computer software, and generally accepted best management practices. | - Assist in defining specifications for procurements and initiate purchase requests. | - Work with outside vendors as required obtaining relevant information. | - Develop a working knowledge of codes and standards of other disciplines. | - Coordinate work within their discipline on moderately complex projects. | - Often serves as a member of work teams. | - May monitor work of and provide guidance to skilled technicians and other support personnel. | - Perform other duties assigned by Management.
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/25/2024 6:04 PM)
ID
2024-7245
Location : Location
US-NV-North Las Vegas
Responsibilities (Text Only)
In this role, the Senior Project Engineer will be responsible for leading the engineering and execution of large projects, a number of small projects, and small tasks that support Facilities Engineering and Construction activities for the NNSS with minimal Supervision. Perform the duties as the Control Account Manager (CAM) for design on projects, and be responsible for managing the cost, schedule, and technical performance. This position must plan, coordinate and manage engineering aspects of schedule, scope and budget of work that includes multiple engineering disciplines and construction for these projects. This position may include complex coordination with National Laboratories as well as oversight entities. |   | Key Responsibilities | - Assist the Project Manager and engineering staff with planning, coordinating, and preparing of designs, procurement documents, specifications, bid evaluations, and award recommendations for equipment. Responsible for design aspects for projects over the entire life-cycle (initiation, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling, and closing). | - Demonstrate managing design and construction support for projects including but not limited to: | - Define, plan, execute, monitor, control, and successfully complete design and construction elements of scope. | - Ensure compliance with defined schedule, costs, risks, and quality constraints. | - Maintain satisfaction of stakeholders despite differing needs and/or expectations. | - Manage communications between project stakeholders and team members. | - Recommend and coordinate preparation and modifications to designs due to field conditions or adverse situations. | - 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. | - Devise integrated solutions to complex technical problems of broad scope. Solutions are expected to be comprehensive in technical and business aspects and exhaustive at all levels, including cross-disciplinary considerations. | - Ensure deliverables comply with laws, codes, orders, and MSTS policies and procedures. Develop new initiatives for additional scopes of work. | | - Interact with Engineering Managers and various departments within the company to ensure that projects are compliant in all areas. | - Serve as an advisor to other project personnel, technical staff, and management on technical issues. Provide advice and/or recommendations to management regarding strategic development opportunities using MSTS technologies and capabilities. | - Mentor entry level engineering staff and other technical personnel in methods, processes, and best practices. Participate in project development by helping define customer needs, developing proposals and planning projects that will produce effective outcomes. | - Work with customers to verify their needs are clearly defined and documented to meet their objectives and ensure engineering decisions are responsive to those needs. | - Apply knowledge and familiarity in multiple technical disciplines and ingenuity to implement effective technical solutions. | - Perform other duties assigned by Management.
Posted Date 3 months ago(12/5/2023 12:28 PM)
ID
2023-7132
Location : Location
US-NV-Mercury
Responsibilities (Text Only)
Performs duties as a facility/system engineer (Electrical Engineer I) at one of the nuclear or high-hazard facilities within the MSTS Stockpile Experimentation & Operations Directorate. Positions are available at various locations within the forward areas of the NNSS. |   | Key Responsibilities | - Support maintaining overall cognizance of assigned facility electrical systems, providing systems engineering support for operations and maintenance, and technical support of line management safety responsibilities for ensuring continued system operational readiness. | - Validate physical configuration of assigned electrical systems. Maintains and updates system documents for Configuration Management. Understands the functions and performance criteria for assigned systems per the Safety Basis and acts as the subject matter expert for assigned electrical systems. | - Assist with the conduct of In-service-Inspections and Technical Surveillance Requirement testing of assigned electrical systems. | - Contribute to solutions of assignment-related problems and issues with a limited scope and basic complexity, using a well-defined set of technologies. Solutions use established basic standards, practices and procedures as well as technical knowledge to address problems and complete tasks. | - Participate in developing field programs and designs using pre-determined principles and practices. | - Contribute to designs, strategies, reports and technical proposals. | - Perform design and technical analysis activities using prescribed codes and standards, computer software, and generally accepted best management practices. | - Assist in defining specifications for procurements and initiate purchase requests. | - Work with outside vendors as required obtaining relevant information. | - Develop a working knowledge of codes and standards of other disciplines. | - Coordinate work within their discipline on moderately complex projects. | - Often serves as a member of work teams. | - May monitor work of and provide guidance to skilled technicians and other support personnel. | - Understand the principles associated with the MSTS safety concept. | - Perform other duties assigned by Management.
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/18/2023 4:54 PM)
ID
2023-7129
Location : Location
US-CA-Santa Barbara
Responsibilities (Text Only)
The Science and Technology Directorate of the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) is seeking outstanding candidates for a Developer/Cyber Systems Engineer position to work at the Special Technologies Laboratory in Santa Barbara, California, supporting R&D areas spanning sensors, Android developer tools, Android kernel, cellular and Wi-Fi programming, and other related areas. | In this role you will support engineering and scientific efforts by developing tools to advance capabilities of personal communications platforms such as Android, personal computer, and other handheld devices.  In addition, this role will include IT System support functions. You will work with a team of engineers, scientists and technicians who cover all phases of technology development from concept to deployment.  You will work on a wide variety of projects, some that are R&D-like and others that are production-like. Work schedule is flexible and can be negotiated with the manager; employees can work 5-8, 9-80 or 4-10 work-weeks. |   | Key Responsibilities | - Develop solutions that may be new and unique. | - Apply Android developer tools. | - Create and improve User Interface tools for personal communication platforms. | - Apply programming language such as C++, PHP, HTML and Java for novel communications platforms Digital signal processing and communications system design. | - Oversight of research, data compilation and data analysis. | - Communication Equipment vulnerability assessment & red-teaming. | - Hands-on operation and test of hardware and firmware. | - Lead small teams and mentor junior staff. | - Write and/or contribute on proposals for funded projects and R&D.
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/18/2024 12:37 PM)
ID
2023-7069
Location : Location
US-NV-Mercury
Responsibilities (Text Only)
Nevada National Security Sites is actively looking for Nuclear, Electrical, Chemical, or Mechanical Engineers to serve as Cognizant Systems Engineers and potentially a design authority role at our PULSE (Principal Underground Laboratory for Subcritical Experiments) complex. The PULSE Complex is an underground nuclear facility located within the Forward Areas of the Nevada National Security Site that supports Subcritical Experiments performed by the Nuclear Weapons Laboratories. PULSE is currently being upgraded to three test beds, that will include operation of a 22 MeV linear electron accelerator (nicknamed Scorpius) for radiography to aid in evaluating our understanding of plutonium hydrodynamics. It will also include a neutron source, called ZEUS (Z-pinch Experimental Underground System), that will be used to evaluate the neutronic reactivity of additional subcritical experiments. These two capabilities include a wide array of new systems (fire detection and alarm, fire extinguishing, cooling, electrical, ventilation) that are required for facility operation.   |   | Key Responsibilities | - Responsible for maintaining overall cognizance of assigned facility systems, providing cognizant system engineering support for operations and maintenance, and technical support of line management safety responsibilities for ensuring continued system operational readiness.  Systems may include containment systems, fire detection & alarm, fire barrier systems, electrical, cooling, and ventilation.  Other systems may be assigned as needed. | - Participate in validating physical configuration of assigned systems. Maintains and updates system documents for Configuration Management (CM). Understands the functions and performance criteria for assigned systems per the Safety Basis and acts as the subject matter expert for assigned systems. | - Participate in overseeing the In-service-Inspection and Technical Surveillance Requirement execution of assigned systems. | - Identify and help implement the technical requirements for maintaining systems, structures, and components. | - Perform assessments of assigned systems and reports system health status to management. | - Contribute to solutions of assignment-related problems and issues with a moderate scope and of moderate complexity, using a well-defined set of technologies. Solutions use established basic standards, practices, and procedures as well as technical knowledge to address problems and complete tasks. Solutions may require evaluation of standards and processes. | - Participate in developing field programs and designs using pre-determined principles and practices. | - Select and implements computer applications for their field. | - Prepare or contributes to designs, strategies, reports, and technical proposals. | - Perform design and technical analysis activities using prescribed codes and standards, computer software, and generally accepted best management practices. | - Perform frequent coordination of discipline information with other departments within the company and with outside vendors. | - Work with outside vendors as required, obtaining relevant information. | - Develop a working knowledge of codes and standards of other disciplines. | - Coordinate work within their discipline on moderately complex projects. | - Often serves as a member of work teams. | - Define specifications for procurements and initiates purchase requests. | - Monitor work of skilled technicians and other support personnel.
Posted Date 4 months ago(10/31/2023 3:13 PM)
ID
2023-7035
Location : Location
US-NV-Mercury
Responsibilities (Text Only)
Do you want to be a part of a national security mission that conducts research and development? Mission Support and Test Services, LLC (MSTS) is seeking a full-time Electrical Engineer I to work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide diagnostic fielding and development support in a national laboratory environment. The Stockpile Experimentation & Operations organization needs a highly motivated Electrical Engineer I to collaborate in design, development, characterization, and fielding of diagnostics systems on high stake weapons physics experiments conducted at the U1a Complex and other facilities located at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS). This Electrical Engineer I will report primarily to the NNSS and will support fielding efforts of a wide variety of diagnostic detection and recording systems, with an emphasis on practical applications of diagnostics for timing/firing and controls systems interfacing with other diagnostics such as radiographic imagining systems and electro-optics systems.  |   | Key Responsibilities | - Frequently use and apply established technical standards, principles, theories, concepts, and techniques commonly associated with diagnostic and data collection systems. | - Focus is on applying academic knowledge to the work environment and developing good work/team habits. | - Contribute to solutions of problems and issues with limited scope and basic complexity, using a well-defined set of technologies, generally in support of more senior engineers and scientists. | - Assist in compiling and summarizing scientific data, utilizing technology solutions for both experimental and operational needs. | - Contribute to the preparation of project deliverables. | - Define specifications for procurements and initiates purchase requests. | - Select and implement computer applications for related field. | - Build direct relationships with laboratory partners and will use scientific methods to contribute to experimental operations, also reporting on accomplishments to internal and external stakeholders. | - Support research and development, and technology maturation activities in laboratory testing environments.
Posted Date 3 months ago(12/6/2023 4:00 PM)
ID
2023-6959
Location : Location
US-NV-Mercury
Responsibilities (Text Only)
MSTS is seeking a Senior Fire Protection Engineer to provide leadership in resolving fire protection issues at nuclear and high-hazard facilities at the NNSS. The facilities are located within the forward areas of the NNSS and they support subcritical experiments performed by the National Weapons Laboratories. |   | Key Responsibilities | - Solve fire protection system problems of high complexity using a well-defined set of technologies. | - Ensure compliance with National Fire Protection Association codes and standards. | - Prepare or contribute to designs, strategies, reports, and technical proposals. | - Perform design and technical analysis activities using prescribed codes and standards, computer software, and generally accepted best management practices. | - Perform frequent coordination of discipline information with other departments within the company and with outside vendors. | - Serve as a mentor to less experienced engineers. | - Develop a working knowledge of codes and standards of other disciplines. | - Lead work within the discipline on high complexity projects. | - Define specifications for procurements and initiates purchase requests.
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/2/2024 8:02 PM)
ID
2023-6957
Location : Location
US-NV-Mercury
Responsibilities (Text Only)
MSTS is seeking an early career Civil/Structural Engineer for its On-Site Design Engineering Team.  The site group is based in Mercury, NV and will generate design criteria documents to support projects at the Nevada National Security Site. |   | Key Responsibilities | - Participate on walk-downs, generate sketches, help develop conceptual designs, evaluate existing systems, and generate and/or review functional requirement documents. | - Prepare and check Civil/Structural calculations with and without the use of software. | - Coordinate with multiple engineering disciplines, facility managers, project managers, and project engineers.  | - Coordinate execution of assigned projects.  | - Ensure processes and deliverables comply with laws, codes, orders, and MSTS policies and procedures. | - Create and update standard structural installation details. | - Make determination of code applicability for both nuclear and non-nuclear applications.  | - Specify and evaluate work statements for subcontracts and review/evaluate vendor bids and submittals.  | - Contribute to strategies, reports and technical proposals.  | - Build team relationships with technical staff and company organizations. | - Promptly correct or report any hazard or potential hazard to supervision. | - Understand the principles associated with the MSTS safety concept. | - Perform other duties assigned by Management.
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/2/2024 8:01 PM)
ID
2023-6956
Location : Location
US-NV-Mercury
Responsibilities (Text Only)
MSTS is seeking a Senior level Structural Engineer for its On-Site Design Engineering Team based in Mercury, NV. The team is responsible for providing support for project discovery, project scope development, support for identifying functional requirements for projects and systems, and providing support to the Construction Department. |   | Key Responsibilities | - Participate on walk-downs, generate sketches, help develop conceptual designs, evaluate existing systems, and generate and/or review functional requirement documents. | - Prepare and check Structural calculations with and without the use of software. | - Devise imaginative, thorough, practical and possibly unique solutions requiring evaluation of standards and processes. | - Serve as an internal Subject Matter Expert in their discipline. | - Build team relationships with technical and other company organizations. | - Develop equipment or work specifications, evaluate bids, and make recommendation for awards of purchase contracts. | - Receive general direction and technical guidance on complex issues and projects of broad scope. | - Perform design and technical activities that require interpretation and correlation of codes and standards, complex computer software, and unique processes and procedures tailored for the work being executed. | - Support field programs through assessment and interpretation of field conditions. | - Serve as a team lead requiring coordination with other project teams. | - Advise and mentor less experienced staff. | - Execute work in a disciplined manner to demonstrate compliance with laws, codes, orders, and MSTS policies and procedures. | - Perform other duties assigned by Management.
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/29/2024 6:13 PM)
ID
2023-6955
Location : Location
US-NV-Mercury
Responsibilities (Text Only)
MSTS is seeking a Senior level Electrical Engineer for its On-Site Design Engineering Team based in Mercury, NV. The team is responsible for providing support for project discovery, project scope development, support for identifying functional requirements for projects and systems, and providing support to the Construction Department. |   | Key Responsibilities | - Participate on walk-downs, generate sketches, help develop conceptual designs, evaluate existing systems, and generate and/or review functional requirement documents. | - Prepare and check calculations with and without the use of software. | - Devise imaginative, thorough, practical and possibly unique solutions requiring evaluation of standards and processes. | - Coordinate with multiple engineering disciplines, facility managers, project managers, and project engineers. | - Serve as an internal Subject Matter Expert in their discipline. | - Build team relationships with technical and other company organizations. | - Develop equipment or work specifications, evaluate bids, and make recommendation for awards of purchase contracts. | - Receive general direction and technical guidance on complex issues and projects of broad scope. | - Perform design and technical activities that require interpretation and correlation of codes and standards, complex computer software, and unique processes and procedures tailored for the work being executed. | - Support field programs through assessment and interpretation of field conditions. | - Serve as a team lead requiring coordination with other project teams. | - Advise and mentor less experienced staff. | - Execute work in a disciplined manner to demonstrate compliance with laws, codes, orders, and MSTS policies and procedures. | - Perform other duties assigned by Management.
Posted Date 5 months ago(10/2/2023 6:53 PM)
ID
2023-6910
Location : Location
US-NV-North Las Vegas
Responsibilities (Text Only)
In this role, the Senior/Principal Engineer will lead the engineering and execution of large projects, small projects, and small tasks that support Facilities Engineering and Construction activities for the NNSS. Perform the duties as the Control Account Manager (CAM) for design on projects, and be responsible for managing cost, schedule, and technical performance. This position must plan, coordinate, and manage engineering aspects of schedule, scope and budget of work that includes multiple engineering disciplines and construction for projects. This position may include complex coordination with National Laboratories as well as oversight entities. |   | Key Responsibilities |   | Principal Project Engineer | - Assist the Project Manager and Engineering Staff with planning, coordinating, and preparing of designs, procurement documents, specifications, bid evaluations, and award recommendations for equipment. Responsible for design aspects for projects over the entire lifecycle (initiation, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling, and closing). | - Previous experience and responsibilities should demonstrate managing design and construction support for high complex and visible projects including but not limited to:  | - Recommend and coordinate preparation and modifications to designs due to field conditions or adverse situations. | - Prepare and/or assist in the preparation of cost estimates, material takeoffs and ascertain whether the proposed material usage will be adequate for its purpose. | - Devise integrated solutions to complex technical problems of broad scope. Solutions are expected to be comprehensive in technical and business aspects and exhaustible at all levels, including cross-disciplinary considerations. | - Ensure deliverables comply with laws, codes, orders, and MSTS policies and procedures. | - Develop new initiatives for additional scops of work. | - Mentor Early career, rotational employee, and/or interns as assigned by management. | - Knowledge of Risk Management best practices and mitigation approaches. | | - Provide advice to Senior Management regarding strategic development opportunities using MSTS technologies and capabilities. | - Serve as an expert advisor to other project personnel, technical staff, and management on technical issues. | - Provide outstanding service to customers and internal stakeholders. | - Lead projects of highest complexity as demonstrated by previous experience. | - Mentor Engineering Staff and other technical personnel in methods, processes, and best practices. | - Participate in project development by helping define customer needs, developing proposals and planning projects that will produce effective outcomes. | - Work with customers to verify their needs are clearly defined and documented to meet their objectives and requirements; ensure Engineering decisions are responsive to those needs. | - Apply knowledge and familiarity in multiple technical disciplines and apply ingenuity to implement effective technical solutions. | - Perform other duties assigned by Management.  | Senior Principal Project Engineer | - Assist the Project Manager and Engineering Staff with planning, coordinating, and preparing of designs, procurement documents, specifications, bid evaluations, and award recommendations for equipment. Responsible for design aspects for projects over the entire lifecycle (initiation, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling, and closing). | - Previous experience and responsibilities should demonstrate managing design and construction support for projects including but not limited to: | - Recommend and coordinate preparation and modifications to designs due to field conditions or advers situations. | - Prepare and/or assist in the preparation of cost estimates and material takeoffs and ascertain whether the proosed material usage will be adequate for its purpose. | - Devise integrated solutions to complex technical problems of broad scope. Solutions are expected to be comprehensive to technical and business aspects and exhaustive at all levels, including cross-disciplinary considerations. | - Ensure deliverables comply with laws, codes, orders, and MSTS policies and procedures. | - Develop new initiatives for additional scopes of work. | - Understanding of Risk Management best practices an mitigation approaches. | | - Serve as a knowledgeable advisor to other project personnel, technical staff, and management on technical issues. | - Provide advice to Senior Management regarding strategic development opportunities using MSTS technologies and capabilities. | - Mentor Engineering Staff and other technical personnel in methods, processes, and best practices. | - Participate in project development by helping define customer needs, developing proposals and planning projects that will produce effective outcomes. | - Work with customers to verify their needs are clearly defined and documented to meet their objectives and requirements; ensure Engineering decisions are responsive to those needs. | - Apply knowledge and familiarity in multiple technical disciplines and apply ingenuity to implement effective technical solutions. | - Perform other duties assigned by Management.
Posted Date 6 months ago(8/21/2023 4:05 PM)
ID
2023-6811
Location : Location
US-NV-North Las Vegas
Responsibilities (Text Only)
The Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) is seeking an outstanding Staff Scientist/Engineer supporting the Advanced Sources and Detectors (ASD) Project as part of the Scorpius Accelerator Group. ASD is responsible for developing the world’s newest and most advanced Linear Induction Accelerator (Scorpius). Scorpius will be installed 963 feet underground at the NNSS where it will generate high-current, relativistic electron beams that will be converted into intense bremsstrahlung pulses used to probe dynamic objects driven by high explosives. | In this role, you will be expected to apply a range of theoretical, computational, and experimental techniques. Experience with large pulsed power equipment and systems (linear induction accelerators, pulsed diodes, high power lasers, Z-pinch machines, high magnetic fields, etc.) is preferred. | Key Responsibilities | - Serve as a key member of ASD Technology Maturation and Design teams to address mechanical designs related to Scorpius accelerator mechanical engineering systems. | - Help plan and conduct work-requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application, and modification of mechanical parts and assemblies. | - Implement new approaches for designing and drafting complex chassis builds and mechanical assemblies. | - Plan, guide, or prepare administrative and technical documents as required for the design and build of complex assemblies. | - Apply creative solutions to produce 3D CAD designs of Scorpius accelerator systems, structures, and components. | - Produce high-quality engineering assembly and component manufacturing drawings to ASME Y14.5 standards. | - Research, analyze, design, test, and verify engineering and technology solutions. | - Plan, schedule, and coordinate the preparation of activities or documents related to the project. | - Support research and development, and technology maturation activities in laboratory testing environments. | - Adapt to evolving R&D design requirements while meeting safety, security, compliance, and schedule imperatives. | - Ability to work under limited technical direction exercising Engineering judgement. | - Advises senior team members on technology utilization and development. | - May be invited to serve on internal and external technical committees.
Posted Date 5 months ago(10/9/2023 8:02 PM)
ID
2023-6657
Location : Location
US-NV-North Las Vegas
Responsibilities (Text Only)
Key Responsibilities |   | - Perform Certified Energy Manager (CEM) roles and responsibilities and reports to the MSTS Sustainability Manager. Focuses on projects of substantial complexity and broad scope, requiring interdisciplinary coordination. This position will work closely with Field Office POCs, various stakeholders, M&O Management, Departments and Divisions (i.e., Sustainability, Engineering, Maintenance, Facility Managers, Project Managers, Estimating, Environmental, CSI, Site Planning SMEs, etc.).   | - Develop, coordinate, and implement strategies and policies to reduce energy/water consumption; conducting site inspections and energy/water surveys; benchmarking energy consumptions against best practice guidelines and keeping up to date with current federal requirements, legislation, and guidelines. | - Identify, develop, justify, and manage energy projects with the ability to utilize and interpret data from energy management tools such as data loggers, infrared cameras, CO2 sensors, DDC systems, etc. | - Must have some knowledge in computerized and pneumatic HVAC controls, lighting controls, energy management building systems and Energy Star’s Portfolio Manager. Must demonstrate the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.  | - Serves as Technical Lead for major projects and startups. Initiates collaboration with partners external to MSTS. Leads collaboration to achieve mission execution. | - Serve as an expert advisor to other personnel and management on difficult and critical technical issues. | - Mentor peers and technical management in methods, processes, and best practices. | - Must recommend sound policies directed toward energy conservation; develop long-range plans for implementing innovations; assume responsibility for compiling, maintaining, and filing various energy reports and other documents, when required. Evaluates processes, procedures, and work instructions to improve performance. | - Assist with the development of energy conservation measure cost estimates based upon documented program needs. Pursue outside funding sources for energy efficient/renewable projects, when applicable; review and recommend maintenance supply and equipment purchases to ensure energy efficient replacements are being specified; support community energy awareness campaigns and training of operations staff in energy efficient operating practices and demonstrate the use of appropriate and effective techniques for community and staff involvement. | - Perform other duties as assigned by Management.
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/30/2024 1:34 PM)
ID
2023-6589
Location : Location
US-NV-Mercury
Responsibilities (Text Only)
MSTS is seeking an Engineer I/II for the Power Operations Department to provide reliable high-power electrical distribution to facilities, projects and locations at the NNSS. The Engineer II will report to the Power Operations Department supervisors within the Fleet & Critical Site Infrastructure Division.   |   | Key Responsibilities |   | Engineer I: | - Contribute to solutions of assignment-related problems and issues with a moderate scope and of moderate complexity, using a well-defined set of technologies. Solutions use established basic standards, practices and procedures as well as technical knowledge to address problems and complete tasks. Solutions may require evaluation of standards and processes.  | - Participate in developing field programs and designs using pre-determined principles and practices.  | - Select and implement computer applications for their field. | - Prepare or contribute to designs, strategies, reports and technical proposals.  | - Perform design and technical analysis activities using prescribed codes and standards, computer software, and generally accepted best management practices.  | - Frequent coordination of discipline information with other departments within the company and with outside vendors. Works with outside contacts as required to obtain relevant information. | - Follow established engineering and technical procedures and instructions. - Coordinate work within their discipline on moderately complex projects. - Often serve as a member of work teams. | - Mentor less experienced staff in specific discipline. | - Define specifications for procurements and initiates purchase requests. | - Monitor work of technicians and other support personnel working on their projects. | Engineer II: | - Contribute to solutions of assignment-related problems and issues with a moderate scope and of moderate complexity, using a well-defined set of technologies. Solutions use established basic standards, practices and procedures as well as technical knowledge to address problems and complete tasks. Solutions may require evaluation of standards and processes.  | - Participate in developing field programs and designs using pre-determined principles and practices.  | - Select and implement computer applications for their field. | - Prepare or contribute to designs, strategies, reports and technical proposals.  | - Perform design and technical analysis activities using prescribed codes and standards, computer software, and generally accepted best management practices.  | - Frequent coordination of discipline information with other departments within the company and with outside vendors. Works with outside contacts as required to obtain relevant information. | - Follow established engineering and technical procedures and instructions. - Coordinate work within their discipline on moderately complex projects. - Often serve as a member of work teams. | - Mentor less experienced staff in specific discipline. | - Define specifications for procurements and initiates purchase requests. | - Monitor work of technicians and other support personnel working on their projects. | - Develops a working knowledge of codes and standards as they relate to Power Operations. 
Posted Date 5 months ago(10/2/2023 1:31 PM)
ID
2023-5958
Location : Location
US-NV-North Las Vegas
Responsibilities (Text Only)
The Principal Engineer will lead the engineering and execution of capital line item projects and large projects and support construction activities for the Nevada National Security Site. Perform the duties as the Control Account Manager (CAM) for design on projects, and be responsible for managing the cost, schedule, and technical performance. Plan, coordinate and manage engineering aspects of schedule, scope and budget of work that includes multiple engineering disciplines and construction for these projects – may include complex coordination with National Laboratories as well as oversight entities.  |   | Key Responsibilities | - Assist the Project Manager and engineering staff with planning, coordinating, and preparing of designs, procurement documents, specifications, bid evaluations, and award recommendations for equipment. Responsible for design aspects for projects over the entire lifecycle (initiation, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling, and closing). | - Support variance analysis reports (VARs), reviewing schedule and cost structure. | - Recommend and coordinate preparation and modifications to designs due to field conditions or adverse situations. | - 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. | - Devise integrated solutions to complex technical problems of broad scope. Solutions are expected to be comprehensive in technical and business aspects and exhaustive at all levels, including cross-disciplinary considerations. | - Ensure deliverables comply with laws, codes, orders, and MSTS policies and procedures. Develop new initiatives for additional scopes of work. | - Serve as an expert advisor to other project personnel, technical staff and management on technical issues. Provide advice to senior management regarding strategic development opportunities using MSTS technologies and capabilities. | - Mentor engineering staff and other technical personnel in methods, processes, and best practices. Participate in project development by helping define customer needs, developing proposals and planning projects that will produce effective outcomes. | - Work with customers to verify their needs are clearly defined and documented to meet their objectives and ensure engineering decisions are responsive to those needs. | - Apply knowledge and familiarity in multiple technical disciplines and ingenuity to implement effective technical solutions. | - Ability to interpret codes and standards within the discipline. | - Proven ability to work effectively as a team member and leader to ensure task and project success.
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/3/2024 7:57 AM)
ID
2023-5884
Location : Location
US-NV-Las Vegas
Responsibilities (Text Only)
Are you interested in some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States’ security? Come join the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS), where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for high-hazard, classified, and highly complex experiments that help us keep the planet safe. | The Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate is seeking early career engineers to engage with our national security mission in research, development, and experimentation. You will have the opportunity to work on teams that ensure the security of the United States and its allies by: supporting the stewardship of the nation’s nuclear deterrent; contributing to key nonproliferation and arms control initiatives; national-level experiments in support of the National Nuclear Security Administration’s National Laboratories; working with national security partners such as the Department of Defense, the Intelligence Community, and other federal agencies on important national security activities; and providing long-term environmental stewardship of the NNSS’s Cold | As a member of the S&T Directorate’s Computing & Data Sciences division, you will work collaboratively with a diverse group of colleagues on challenging problems of national significance, with opportunities to work in the experimental field and engage with a broader team of scientists and engineers. Multiple positions are available across a spectrum of experience levels, with benefits and requirements requisite with experience and educational background. |   | Key Responsibilities | - Support work within the Software Development Section for the Remote Sensing Laboratory. | - Design, develop, and test custom solutions in C#, Java, and associated technologies. | - Work within small teams on projects involving technical integration, research and development, and emergency response operations.  | - Maintain confidentiality and a professional demeanor in daily activities. | - Perform related work as assigned by Management.
Posted Date 3 months ago(12/12/2023 6:05 PM)
ID
2022-4720
Location : Location
US-CA-Santa Barbara
Responsibilities (Text Only)
The Science and Technology Directorate of the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) is seeking outstanding candidates for an RF Systems Engineer position to work at the Special Technologies Laboratory in Santa Barbara, California, supporting Systems R&D and Global Security, as well as R&D areas spanning sensors, autonomous systems, atmospheric RF propagation, communications and other areas. |   | In this role you will support engineering and scientific efforts by selecting and designing antennas for specific applications, designing circuit boards with demanding RF requirements, developing novel circuitry for compact oscillators, delay structures and communications systems, and designing calibration and tuning procedures for antenna characterization and optimization.  You will develop link budgets for communications links and help troubleshoot hardware.  You will work with a team of engineers, scientists and technicians who cover all phases of technology development from concept to deployment.  You will work on a wide variety of projects, some that are R&D-like and others that are production-like. Work schedule is flexible and can be negotiated with the manager; employees can work 5-8, 9-80 or 4-10 work-weeks. |   | Key Responsibilities | - Develop solutions that may be new and unique. | - Antenna design, fabrication, tuning, and characterization | - RF simulation and circuit design | - Power and link budget analysis for communications systems and radars | - Digital signal processing and communications system design | - Oversight of research, data compilation and data analysis. | - Equipment vulnerability assessment & red-teaming | - Hands-on operation and test of hardware and firmware | - Lead small teams and mentor junior staff | - Write and/or contribute on proposals for funded projects and R&D