[Repost] AW139/B412 Captain – Maryland

Captain Pilot

Mission Support and Test Services •

Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, USA

Position Type:

Mission Support and Test Services

Job Description:

Captain Pilot

Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland (RSL-A)

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 NNSS.gov 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: https://www.nnss.gov/pages/nfo/WorkingForMSTS.html


MSTS is seeking a professional pilot to join our Aviation Department to support the Remote Sensing Laboratory located on Joint Base Andrews, MD.

Key Responsibilities

• Initially perform pilot duties in the capacity as a Pilot in Command in Helicopters.

• Perform the duties of an FAA Certified Rotorcraft – Helicopter Flight Instructor.

• Deploy for duration’s for up to two weeks at a time.

• Develop written mission planning documents, risk/hazards assessments for missions, perform and provide safety and mission briefings to the technical crew, e.g., mission scientists, and electronic technician/operators, training plans, etc.

• Perform other related work as assigned by Supervisor.

Job Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent and at least 5 years of professional level experience. FAA pilot certificate with necessary type ratings required. A minimum of 5,000 hours of flying experience preferred.

• At a minimum, must hold an FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with an Instrument rating in Rotorcraft-Helicopter with an AW139 Type Rating.

• At a minimum, must hold an FAA Second Class Medical Certificate.

• Must hold an FAA Certified Rotorcraft-Helicopter Flight Instructor Certificate and Instrument Helicopter.

• Must have documented flight experience that meets or exceeds 5000 hours total time in helicopters with at least 500 hours of pilot in command time in AW139 Helicopters and 500 hours of pilot in command time in Bell 412 Helicopters.

• Thorough knowledge of FAA regulations, Part 91 Operations and Public Aircraft Operations.

• Required to consent for the release of their information maintained in the FAA Pilot Records Database in accordance with 14CFR Part 111.

• Must possess excellent communications skills.

• Must be willing to perform the duties of an FAA Certified Rotorcraft – Helicopter Flight Instructor.


FAA Airline Transport Pilot Certificate Rotorcraft-Helicopter.

• Formal Training at an FAA Part 142 Training Center such as Flight Safety.

• Knowledge in Remote Sensing Missions.

• The primary work location will be based at the Remote Sensing Laboratories at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland (RSL-A).

• Must be willing and able to work non-standard hours in various environments, and deploy worldwide on short notice.

• Must be willing and able to fulfill a standby emergency response duty position.

• 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. 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.

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Mission Support and Test Services
P.O. Box 98521
Las Vegas, Nevada 89193 USA

Mission of the NNSS
The Nevada National Security Site helps ensure the security of the United States and its allies by supporting the stewardship of the nuclear deterrent, providing emergency response capability and training, and contributing to key nonproliferation…

MSTS offers a competitive salary and benefits package such as: Three weeks of paid time off per year
80 hours of paid holidays per year
Group insurance (health/dental/vision)
Basic life insurance (1.5 times of annual salary)
Short and Longterm disability insurance
401(k) Thrift Plan (100% vested after three years)
Retirement Plan (100% vested after five years)
Relocation assistance from originating city

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