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Senior Nuclear Engineer

Company: Mission Support and Test Services, LLC
Location: North Las Vegas
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

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

  • MSTS offers our full-time employees highly competitive salaries and benefits packages including medical, dental, and vision; both a pension and a 401k; paid time off and 96 hours of paid holidays; relocation (if located more than 75 miles from work location); tuition assistance and reimbursement; and more.

  • MSTS is a limited liability company consisting of Honeywell International Inc. (Honeywell), Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs), and HII Nuclear Inc.

    NNSS COVID-19 attestation requirements:
    Key Responsibilities

    • Supports the performance of nuclear safety evaluations and analyses. These analytical tasks include the performance of hazards /accident analyses, hazard categorizations, Documented Safety Analyses (DSAs) and Technical Safety Requirements (TSRs).

    • Complete Unreviewed Safety Question (USQ) reviews.

    • Conducts modeling and calculations with nuclear safety software to support the completion of DSAs and CSEs.

    • Conducts Management Assessments of nuclear safety activities.

    • Generates and maintains Nuclear Safety procedures and implements improvements to nuclear safety business processes.

    • Performs related work as assigned by supervisor.


      • Minimum Education and Experience:

      • Bachelor's degree in an engineering program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) required for Civil, Mechanical and Electrical engineering degree'

      • Or, Calculus-based STEM bachelor's degree in engineering;

      • Or Professional Engineer license

      • Plus at least 5 years' relevant experience. Skill building experience must demonstrate either deeper technical specialization or additional cross-disciplinary knowledge; graduate research experience may be recognized.

      • Degree in Mechanical, Nuclear, Chemical, or Industrial Engineering preferred.

      • Demonstrated technical knowledge of calculations, and applications of engineering methods. Applied knowledge of nuclear safety software such as Monte Carlo N-Particle Transport (MCNP) and MELCOR Accident Consequence Code System 2 (MACCS2) is a benefit.

      • Knowledge of governing Department of Energy (DOE) regulations, requirements, and guidance for development, implementation, and maintenance of nuclear safety programs and safety basis documents. Strong working level of knowledge of Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 10 CFR 830, subpart B; DOE-STD-1027-92; DOE-STD-1189-2008; DOE-STD-3009-2014; DOE-STD-3007-2007; DOE-HDBK-3010-94; DOE O 420.1C; DOE G 420.1-1; DOE G 420.1-2; DOE G 423.1-1; and DOE G 424.1.-1B and other applicable DOE directives and ANSI/ANS-8 series standards.

      • Must possess planning/organizing skills and initiative. Must be able to employ independent judgment and apply professional knowledge to ensure that assignments are completed efficiently and on time.

      • Must possess interpersonal communication skills to deal with contacts in an effective, positive, and professional manner. Must possess mathematical skill and ability to understand complex data, terminology, procedures, laws, and regulations.

      • Nuclear Facility Worker - This position is subject to the requirements of DOE Order 426.2.

      • The work location will be split between working at home and the Nevada National Security Site (located 65 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada).

      • Work schedule for this position will be 4/10's, Monday - Thursday (subject to change).

      • Pre-placement physical examination, which includes a drug screen, is required. MSTS maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

      • Must possess a valid driver's license.

        MSTS is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants offered employment with MSTS are also subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment. In addition, Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship, at least 18 years of age. ReferenceDOE Order 472.2 ( , "Personnel Security". If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.
        Department of Energy Q Clearance (position will be cleared to this level). Reviews and tests for the absence of any illegal drug as defined in10 CFR Part 707.4 ( , "Workplace Substance Abuse Programs at DOE Sites," will be conducted. Applicant selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation, required to participate in subsequent reinvestigations, and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. Successful completion of a counterintelligence evaluation, which may include a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination, may also be required. Reference10 CFR Part 709 ( , "Counterintelligence Evaluation Program."
        MSTS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. MSTS is a background screening, drug-free workplace.
        Annual salary range for this position is: $94,556.80 - $141,835.20.
        Starting salary is determined based on the position market value, the individual candidate education and experience and internal equity.
        Posted Date3 months ago(3/8/2023 2:06 PM)
        Job ID2023-5160
        of Openings1
        Location : CityNorth Las Vegas
        Location : State/Province (Full Name)Nevada

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