Technical Specialist II (Technical Writer) - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

Sioux Falls
South Dakota
United States


Technical Specialist II (Technical Writer)

KBRwyle ( formerly Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies (SGT)) has an need for an energetic and dynamic Technical Specialist I/Technical Writer in support of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Earth Resources Observation & Science (EROS) Center ( ) near Sioux Falls, SD ( at ). KBRwyle offers a competitive salary to its interns.

The Technical Writer will join our talented EROS Science team within the Technical Support Services Contract (TSSC). The primary responsibility of this position is to create and track technical documents (following published standards) by working side-by-side with our engineers and scientists. This candidate will have direct input to content and the methods of creating the technical documentation necessary to understand and use our products

Education : Must be currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Technical Communication, English, Technical Writing, or Journalism, with a background or training in computer science and/or earth science preferred.

Experience : Customer service/technical training experience working in a fast-paced team-oriented, high demand, collaborative environment.

The work encompasses, but is not limited to--

  • Interact with developers, scientists, and others to establish technical specifications.
  • Create new web content and other technical content to support customer informational materials.
  • Organize material and complete writing assignment according to requirements regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.
  • Edit, standardize, make changes or write up draft and finalized materials prepared by other writers.
  • Ability to take "bullet points" from others and then write up responses.
  • Support the development of the Executive Summary of project documents.
  • Maintain historical records and files of work and revisions for future project efforts.
  • Ability to coordinate, write, edit, and finalize proposals with little supervision.
  • Manage and coordinate with project team leader to meet required completion dates.
  • Complete additional writing project assignments as directed by management.

The candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a national agency check and background investigation after hire to obtain a badge for facility access and user accounts.

This position may be filled by a KBRwyle teammate on the TSSC Contract. Please apply on line.

KBRwyle is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/m/f/disabled/veteran.

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KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program lifecycle within the Government Solutions and Energy sectors. KBR employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 80 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses:

Government Solutions , serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full lifecycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics

Technology Solutions , featuring proprietary technology, equipment, catalysts, digital solutions and related technical services for the monetization of hydrocarbons, including refining, petrochemicals, ammonia and specialty chemicals, as well as inorganics

Energy Solutions , including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU); program management and consulting services

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