Technical Writer - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

Orange Park
United States


Prospective candidate will be able to research, develop, and/or update content for printed manuals, Contract Data Requirements Lists (CDRLs), I-types, and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) documents for Standard NAVSEA

Integrated Publishing Process (SNIPP) technical procedures, illustrations, and parts breakdown manuals using software such as Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Arbortext, and/or Oxygen XML Editor. Demonstrated proficiency in the following areas:

  • Prepare written documents following standard guideline for NAVSEA technical publications using S1000D publisher; coordinate layout and organization of documentation.
  • Experience coordinating graphics development to prepare technical publication graphics and illustrated parts breakdown/exploded view diagrams for uploading into the NPA graphics storage area.
  • Gather and research technical information, including engineering and development information, for use in documentation activities.
  • Interacts with Subject Matter Experts, Instructional Designers, and Programmers as part of a courseware production team.
  • Review, edit, and proofread materials written by others, provides suggested revision.
  • Exercises safe, mature, discretionary handling of GFE materials, sensitive materials (documents and equipment), and any GFI for training.
  • Preparation of varied types of technical documentation on naval ship Hull, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic, systems and equipment.


Bachelors Degree in English, Journalism or related field with at least 5 years of related experience. In lieu of formal education, 9 years of experience using Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Arbortext, and/or Oxygen to create documents for XML authoring, development, and collaboration for technical manual development.

Written Communication - The selected applicant should write clearly and informatively. The selected applicant may edit work for spelling and grammar and use varies writing style to meet needs. The selected applicant may present numerical data effectively and should be able to read and interpret written information.

Teamwork - The selected applicant should be able to balance teams and individual responsibilities and exhibit objectivity and openness to others' views. The selected applicant should be able to give and welcome feedback and contribute to building a positive team spirit. The selected applicant should put the success of team above own interests and focus on the teams commitments to goals and objectives. The selected applicant should support everyone's efforts to succeed and be familiar with Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Suite software, and XML development authoring applications.

Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen and be able to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC).

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job: Publications

Primary Location: US-US-FL-Orange Park

Req ID: 1085132