Capital Projects Engineering Manager II at World Fuel Services (Las Vegas, NV)

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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:


The Engineering Department seeks a proven leader to serve as Capital Projects Engineering Department Manager. The Manager in this role will provide direct ownership and accountability for all aspects of large-scale capital line item projects for Engineering through close collaboration with the Project Execution Office, Procurement, and Construction. This Manager is responsible for direct management of assigned Engineering Project Engineers, meeting Project Engineering design deliverables, ensuring the technical adequacy and completeness of designs, planning and supporting engineering priorities, as well as checking deliverables for compliance to codes, standards, and company processes. The manager in this role should be able to maintain a high level of detail, work well with technical personnel, and be capable of overseeing execution of complex projects with little oversight. The Capital Projects Engineering Department Manager will report directly to the Director of Engineering.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide daily oversight, technical and administrative direction to three or more Project Engineers.
  • Daily responsibilities as an Engineering Manager include but are not limited to:
    • Management and oversight of daily execution of projects and engineering activities
    • Interface with program and construction personnel as needed
    • Provide technical and professional guidance to staff
    • Interpret processes/procedures along with codes and standards
    • Determine and coordinate technical training
  • Ensure the office environment is proper for engineering work, and engineering activities are executed consistent with DOE 414.1D, ISO 9001 requirements, and ASME NQA-1 where appropriate.
  • Provide support to the development of metrics and monthly reviews, participate in audits and assessments from the Department of Energy (DOE)/ National Nuclear Safety Administration (NNSA), and other external and internal organizations. Prepare reports and presentations for management, actively engage with customers to address issues/requests, and coordinate with project managers on project priorities to assign resources for projects.
  • Develop proposals to fund expansion of engineering capabilities, tools and technologies. Review company and DOE processes, procedures and orders to ensure compliance. Have a full understanding of nuclear facility safety analysis, operations, and interface requirements. Perform duties as a Discipline Checker and perform duties as a Project Engineer.
  • Write, evaluate, and oversee staff augmentation and task order contracts. Ensure subcontract staff adheres to company requirements. Coordinate subcontract security, network, and logistical requirements, as well as review and approve invoices for subcontracts and materials.
  • Assist in transitioning projects from Engineering, into the procurement phase, and through the construction phase, including all necessary Title III support.
  • Exercise considerable discretion and judgment in performing work and conducting evaluations of operation/process effectiveness. Initiate changes as required to implement process improvements. Work with other work groups, outside agencies, customers/sponsors, and suppliers, as required to effectively execute projects and programs.
  • Develop relationships with clients, project stakeholders, and Architect Engineer firms as needed to perform work effectively. Provide guidance to students, interns, contractors and other support personnel as a mentor or as a team/project leader.
  • Monitor group performance against metrics and goals, perform employee performance evaluations and work with employees to develop goals.
  • Support business reviews, information requests, data collection, analysis, and reporting.
  • Ensure project management processes, such as cost, schedule control, baseline management, risk management, subcontract management and integration, earned value management, variance analysis, and estimate completion development and monitoring are appropriately implemented by personnel within their Project Engineering team.
  • Embrace and model the Company values and expected behaviors with a commitment to operational excellence.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent training and experience, plus a minimum of 14 years of related and progressively responsible experience.
  • Experience in project and/or design engineering for nuclear and non-nuclear applications is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years supervising engineering staff preferred.
  • Registered Professional Engineer - preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience to apply the knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies required to successfully perform the job.
  • Knowledge of Integrated Safety Management policies/procedures, related performance documents, organizational structure, current energy executive orders, and federal energy management goals and requirements.
  • Ability to work under general direction, with guidance as required, to ensure project/program objectives are met and business policies/strategies are appropriate.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills on technical and non-technical topics.
  • Ability to enhance productivity and performance through appropriate mentoring and training.
  • Ability to delegate, set expectations and monitor delegated activities throughout closure.
  • Knowledge of NNSA missions and technologies, weapons systems development, weapons engineering, and stockpile management. Familiarity with DOE/NNSA sponsors, partners, stakeholders and NNSS customers is desired.
  • Must be innovative and have good problem-solving skills.
  • The primary work location will be at the Losee Road facility in North Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Work Schedule with be 4/10s Monday through Thursday.
  • 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.

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. Reference DOE 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 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, 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. Reference 10 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 $137,862.40 - $220.584.00.

Starting salary is determined based on the position market value, the individual candidate education and experience and internal equity.
More Information on World Fuel Services
World Fuel Services operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Miami, FL. It has 5001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 33 open jobs at World Fuel Services, click here.
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