Company: Mission Support and Test Services, LLC
Posted on: January 7, 2021
If you're looking for an interesting, fulfilling career, you've
come to the right place!
At Mission Support and Test Services, LLC (MSTS), we're a dynamic
team of employees who manage and operate the Nevada National
Security Site (NNSS), formerly known as the Nevada Test Site. A
premier outdoor, indoor and underground national laboratory for
unique, high-level experiments, the NNSS has offices across the
country, including Southern Nevada; Santa Barbara and Livermore,
California; Washington, D.C.; and Albuquerque and Los Alamos, New
Mexico. We're dedicated to working together as a team to keep our
nation safe. Join us!
MSTS is a limited liability company consisting of Honeywell
International Inc. (Honeywell), Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
(Jacobs), and HII Nuclear Inc.
The Livermore Operations (LO) of Mission Support and Test Services,
LLC (MSTS) is an organization composed of approximately 50
scientific, engineering, technical, and administrative employees in
Livermore, CA. Currently, LO's principal mission is in diagnostic
development, fielding, and experimentation within the stockpile
stewardship mission supporting Lawrence Livermore National
Laboratory (LLNL) and the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS).
MSTS is seeking to fill the position of senior manager (Manager
III) at Livermore Operations. The position reports to the Director
of Mission Operations in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Managing the technical, budgetary, and administrative performance
of LO while providing leadership across the LO organization to
assure safe, secure and high-quality services in performance of the
National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) mission and other
national defense missions.
- Work closely with MSTS management in Nevada as well as
collaborating with other offsite offices (e.g. Special Laboratory
Technologies, Sandia Operations, and Los Alamos Operations) in the
execution of LLNL and other customers' programmatic
Responsible for leading the development and execution of both
tactical and strategic planning to assure new missions, new funded
work and the continuity of our ongoing mission.
- Be proactive in exploring new areas of technology investment
through Site Directed Research and Development (SDRD).
- Work with Program Management to ensure all new work is
compatible with existing work, consistent with the MSTS Strategic
Plan, and is allowable under the terms of the MSTS
- Responsible to ensure that all work is executed within the
facility operational envelope and is executed safely, securely and
within budget; following established processes, technically
correct, and meets quality assurance requirements.
- Establish the LO facility and infrastructure funding needs;
monitor and control facility costs; and plan future infrastructure
and equipment needs to support LO activities.
- Maintain facility authorization basis documents and provide all
facility common systems.
- Find and implement ways to reduce costs and add efficiencies
throughout the LO set of activities.
- Responsible for direction of staff to include:
- Plan for correct staffing and skill mix to support work
Develop and execute annual staffing plan
Ensure personnel are trained at appropriate level for their job and
assist in their career development
Ensure employee Annual Performance Reviews are completed
Develop annual salary plans and administer salary programs for
Ensure that LO staff remains current in all applicable technologies
in support of customers.
- Demonstrate and enforce environment, safety, health, and
quality leadership consistently with quality policies and
- Implement applicable environment, safety, health, and quality
requirements; emphasize the safety of each employee, and the
protection of equipment and property in area of responsibility.
Take immediate action to correct reported or observed unacceptable
environment, safety, health and quality conditions and/or
behaviors. Assure that appropriate procedures, training, equipment,
warnings, and tools are provided to employees to permit work to be
performed safely. Promote and actively participate in the MSTS
- Support and encourage employee participation in the Mission
Support and Test Services, LLC environment, safety, health, and
Promote and actively participate in the MSTS safety concept, Beyond
Zero. Champion the operating practices of our execution model
called Integrated Operations Nevada (ION) to engage employees and
perform work to achieve a customer-centric focus.
Due to the nature of our work, US Citizenship is required for all
Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent training and
experience, plus a minimum of 17 years of related and progressively
Demonstrated skill to plan, organize, lead, and monitor a wide
variety of team efforts to their successful completion.
Documented experience and proven ability to effectively monitor
project progress and initiate actions to ensure milestones and
schedules are met and work is performed within budget.
Demonstrated ability to win proposals and knowledge of nuclear
weapons technologies and/or nuclear forensics research and
development is desirable.
Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Must
possess interpersonal communication skills to promote an open and
informal communication environment, develop mutual trust and
teamwork, recognize people for their accomplishments, and
facilitate employee self-development.
Demonstrated ability to work independently, organize and prioritize
work, manage multiple tasks and changing priorities, mediate
conflict and apply leadership concepts and techniques.
Demonstrated skill to establish and maintain strong and effective
customer relations and to anticipate change and adjust promptly and
Outstanding working relationship with LLNL, and close working
relationship with Department of Energy (DOE), NNSA, or Department
of Defense is desirable.
Demonstrated experience to apply the knowledge, skills, abilities,
and competencies required to successfully perform the job.
Pre-placement physical examination, which includes a drug screen,
is required. MSTS maintains a substance abuse policy that includes
random drug testing.
Must have a valid driver's license
Department of Energy Q Clearance (position will be cleared to this
level). Reviews and tests for the absence of any illegal drug as
defined in 10 CFR Part 707.4, "Workplace Substance Abuse Programs
at DOE Sites," will be conducted. Applicant selected will be
subject to a Federal background investigation, and subsequent
reinvestigations, and must meet the eligibility requirements for
access to classified matter. Successful completion of a
counterintelligence evaluation, which may include a
counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination, may also be
required. Reference 10 CFR Part 709, "Counterintelligence
Eligibility Requirements - To obtain a clearance, an individual
must be a U.S. citizen at least 18 years of age. Reference DOE
Order 472.2, "Personnel Security."
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.
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