Technical Writer

Patuxent River, MD

Posted: 08/13/2019 Job Number: JN -082019-11043
Technical Writer II

Title: Technical Writer II
Location: Pautuxent River, MD

Industry: Department of Defense
Job Duties:
  • Shall support technical data tracking, versioning and life cycle within the company common source database (CSDB), be knowledgeable with assigned project writing specifications; such as S1000D, MIL-STD-3001-1 or other DoD specifications or standards.
  • Should be knowledgeable with DoD Technical Manual development and/or interactive electronic technical manuals (IETM), S1000D business rules, be able to develop technical data in accordance with (IAW) a project book plan or technical data development plan.
  • Must be able to develop technical data leveraged from source data, i.e. logistics management information (LMI) maintenance task analysis (MTA), engineering drawings, Maintenance Plans and design or engineering specifications; be able to develop operational procedures and corrective maintenance and diagnostics (troubleshooting) procedures for Organizational (O-Level), Intermediate (I-Level) and Depot (D-Level) and support and participate in IPRs and technical data Validation and/or Verification efforts as required.
  • Shall be able to complete and deliver a high quality product on schedule and ensure final documentation clearly and effectively communicates the technical information and data to appropriate audiences; ensures documents are developed in accordance with program specifications; properly collects and accumulates appropriate technical information and data through researching and analyzing technical data and publications, engineering drawings, test procedures, design specifications/documentation, software description documents, engineering documents and interviewing technical experts.
  • Must be able to work well in a team environment, be able to take direction with minimal follow-up to complete a project; and represent the organization as a subject matter expert (SME) on projects if necessary.
  • Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism or similar discipline, or the equivalent experience, i.e., any combination of undergraduate/graduate study/experience where two (2) years of experience in the required areas equals one (1) year of academic deficiency.
Employment Type: Permanent

Growth Potential:
Scope of project:
  • Under general direction, this position is responsible for researching, documenting and developing detailed operator, maintenance and troubleshooting procedures, checklists, technical specifications, alert bulletins, training materials and other procedures and reports.
Must haves:
  • Five years experience as a technical writer of military specifications, standards, and technical manuals.
  • Experience must include original writing or scientific, technical, engineering or other professional material requiring an understanding of the basic concepts, practices and specialized vocabulary of the appropriate scientific and technical field, and to acquire additional information about the field and related fields to describe the principles, operations, and basic concepts in clear simple language.
  • Knowledge of Common Source Databases, Arbortext Editor, Oxygen XML, SGML/XML, Microsoft Office Suite, and other applications, including IETM and desktop publishing.

SRG Government Services is a leading provider of information technology, training, engineering, accounting and intelligence analytical services for agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security, cyber security, and federal civilian markets. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the federal contracting industry, featuring a cutting edge platform that allows us to rapidly and precisely match professionals to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.

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