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Principal Project Manager

Company: Mission Support and Test Services, LLC
Location: North Las Vegas
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewMission 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 Sites 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: ResponsibilitiesThe Principal Project Manager will report to the Project Execution Division Manager within Enterprise Infrastructure Programs (EIP) directorate. In this role, you will have primary responsibility for managing multiple medium-size ($5-$25M) projects. Key Responsibilities
    • Responsible for all aspects of projects over the entire lifecycle (initiation, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling, and closing).
    • Use MSTS project management processes, techniques, and tools.
    • Apply project management best practices and processes, such as planning, work authorization, monitoring project performance, and controlling the project baseline.
    • Manage medium projects ($5-20M TPC). Responsible for all aspects of the project over the entire lifecycle (initiation, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling, and closing), with an emphasis in identification, discovery, and planning. Apply project management best practices and processes, such as planning, work authorization, monitoring project performance, and controlling the project baseline.
    • Lead multi-functional teams to actively plan and execute construction projects and monitor performance using standard project controls and earned value techniques.
    • Actively monitor customer satisfaction.
    • Proactively develop and implement strategies to identify and mitigate project risk. Qualifications
      • Bachelors degree in a related field or equivalent training and experience plus at least 8 years related professional experience, which included at least 4 years as a designated Project Manager.
      • Previous experience with National Nuclear Security Agency (NNSA) nuclear facility projects and requirements highly desirable.
      • Previous project management experience and responsibilities should include:
      • Managing medium (
      • Defining, planning executing, monitoring, controlling, and successfully completing discrete elements of scope in compliance with defined schedule, costs, risk, and quality constraints;
      • Maintaining satisfaction of stakeholders with differing needs and expectations;
      • Managing communications between project stakeholders and team members;
      • Identifying and complying with project requirements in development of products and deliverables;
      • Managing the project team in successfully achieving project scope, schedule, and cost objectives.
      • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills and an ability to effectively interface with all levels of the organization and lead technical discussions.
      • Ability to maintain satisfaction of stakeholders with differing needs and expectations.
      • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving: Evaluates alternatives and identifies solutions using systematic, multi-step approaches. Develops innovative solutions that improve project performance.
      • Collaboration: Facilitates discussion and resolves conflicts within the Integrated Project Team (IPT) and with stakeholders. Establishes trust among IPT members. Builds and uses cross-functional relationships to accomplish tasks. Establishes and manages medium-sized IPTs (10-20 people). Maintains and effectively leads the IPT. Achieves customer satisfaction. Coaches and motivates team members while promoting team interaction. Delegates responsibility appropriately.
      • Decision-Making: Demonstrates effective decision-making skills, including knowledge of how and when to escalate issues to higher levels. Analyzes the risks and future impact of decisions. Uses cost-benefit analysis in decision-making.
      • The primary work location will be at the Losee Road facility in North Las Vegas, Nevada.
      • 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 drivers 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. Posted Date1 month ago(8/8/2022 6:18 PM)Job ID 2022-4502 of Openings 1Category Project and Program Management Type Full-Time Location : CityNorth Las VegasLocation : State/Province (Full Name)Nevada

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