Technical Writer
Manassas, VA 
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Technical Writer

Job Description:

Researches and writes technical content supporting specialized military equipment, integrated systems and subsystems, IT equipment and software. Edits and updates existing technical content in a fast-paced fluid environment of engineering changes.

Writes and/or edits technical documents to support the production of Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs) for U.S. Navy electronic systems. Develops technical descriptions, procedures, diagrams, operational specifications, and related technical information. Provides clear and effective communication through technical documentation to a wide range of audiences. Responsible for capturing and documenting operational and maintenance related information to support the introduction of new technology to the U.S. Navy.

Technical Writer Required Skills:

  1. Ability to write technical content for procedure manuals, service manuals, and related technical publications that describes the installation, operation, and maintenance of electronic, electrical, mechanical, and other equipment.
  2. Ability to write using clear and concise language that adheres to customer-established standards and conventions. Knowledge of the English language, grammar, usage and composition.
  3. Ability to acquire and verify subject matter content by interviewing workers engaged in developing products and services, observing production methods, referring to blueprints, sketches, engineering drawings, notes, manuals, and similar publications.
  4. Ability to define required graphics, photographs, tables, figures, and engineering drawings and/or create graphic materials using basic photography and graphic applications such as PowerPoint and Photoshop.

Technical Writer Highly Desirable Skills:

  1. Experience entering content using HTML, XML, and content management systems.
  2. Knowledge and familiarity of S1000D technical documentation standards.
  3. Familiarity with MS Office Suite.
  4. Experience performing system operation and maintenance on U.S. Navy systems.

Technical Writer Additional Requirements:

  1. Bachelor's degree in related discipline or equivalent experience
  2. Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level security clearance and must have the clearance to begin work.

Job Location: Manassas, Virginia

Contract Terms: 40 hours/week, onsite

Start Date: Immediate

Rate: Negotiable

Gromelski & Associates is a proud Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/ Female/Disability/Veteran. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

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Gromelski & Associates is a proud Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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