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Mission Support and Test Services, LLC Hoisting & Rigging Engineer II in Mercury, Nevada


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.


MSTS is seeking a Hoisting and Rigging II to support the Hoisting and Rigging Program within the Fleet, Fuel and Equipment Department, under the Site Services Division at the Nevada National Security Site, (NNSS) in Mercury, Nevada.

Key Responsibilities

  • Interface with equipment manufacturers as required to modify equipment (i.e. auxiliary data plates).

  • Perform regular emissions testing on underground diesel-powered equipment.

  • Participates in developing field programs and designs using pre-determined principles and practices.

  • Prepares or contributes to designs, strategies, reports and technical proposals.

  • Performs design and technical analysis activities using prescribed codes and standards, computer software, and generally accepted best management practices.

  • Frequent coordination of discipline information within their discipline, other departments within the company, and outside vendors on moderately complex projects. Works with outside contacts as required to obtain relevant information.

  • Develops a working knowledge of codes and standards of other disciplines.

  • Perform regular load testing on various types of equipment.

  • Follows established engineering and technical procedures and instructions.

  • Often serves as a member of work teams.

  • Defines and develops specification writing for the procurement of new vehicles and equipment.

  • Monitors work of technicians and other support personnel working on their projects.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Inspection Hoisting & Rigging Department.


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

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

  • Or Professional Engineer license

  • Plus at least 2 years’ relevant experience.Skill building experience must demonstrate either deeper technical specialization or additional cross-disciplinary knowledge; graduate research experience may be recognized.

  • Ability to interpret codes and standards applicable to the position.

  • General understanding of hoisting and rigging requirements as it relates to American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) B30 series regulations.

  • Possess a general knowledge of construction and rigging equipment/tools such as loaders, scrapers, overhead cranes, slings, shackles, chains etc.

  • Intermediate knowledge with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Possess excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.

  • Working knowledge of a Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software.

  • Should be self-motivated and able to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision.

  • Work schedule for this position will be 4/10’s (7:00 AM – 5:30 PM) Monday – Thursday (subject to change).

  • The primary work location will be at the Nevada National Security Site (located 65 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada). Area 6 is located in the forward areas of the NNSS.

  • 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.

Posted Date2 weeks ago(10/13/2021 3:13 PM)

Job ID 2021-3727

of Openings 1

Category Engineering

Type Full-Time

Location : CityMercury

Location : State/Province (Full Name)Nevada