Technical Writer/Instructor - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Texas, Killeen

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking highly skilled and qualified personnel in support of the Project Manager (PM) Tactical Networks Program (formerly known as PM Warfighter Information Network-Tactical). PM Tactical Networks Program delivers a unified tactical network, enabling cohesive mission command at every stage of the joint operational spectrum -- from home station to early entry, to the furthest edge of the battlefield. The program’s scalable suite of integrated tactical network communication and network/cyber management capabilities support today’s complex joint, coalition and civil missions worldwide. The program office provides an expeditionary, modular “tool kit” of unified satellite and radio network transport capabilities to enable uninterrupted mission command and secure reliable voice, video and data communications.

PM Tactical Network organization consists of Product Office (PdM) Network Modernization (NetMod), PdM Mission Network (MN), PdM Tactical Cyber Network Operations (TCNO), and PdM Satellite Communications. PM Tactical Network also consists of an Operations Branch, Technical, Budget, and Readiness Management Divisions.

Position is contingent upon successful award of the Project Manager Tactical Network Program.

Essential Functions :

Responsibilities will include but not limited to the following:

Documentation Specialist Senior - Functional Responsibilities:

  • Advises, manages, and mentors personnel assigned to technical documentation function.

  • Interfaces with engineers and technical professionals in writing, editing and publishing various types of documents (e.g., test plans, test reports, survey reports).

  • Oversees in-house production flow of technical publications. Tracks and monitors flow of all documents from inception to distribution of final copies.

  • Identifies and corrects problem areas as they arise.

  • Provides final quality assurance check for all document deliverables.

  • Participates in department and company-wide proposal writing projects. Often serves as proposal coordinator for large production efforts.

  • Utilizes appropriate computer software for document production. Investigates and implements best ways to produce documentation electronically.

  • Provides senior-level technical writing/editing support to other Company contracts when workloads permit.

  • Directs classification, indexing, cataloging, and storage of books, periodicals, papers, microfilms, classified reports and documents stored on various media, including electronic.

Documentation Specialist, Mid - Functional Responsibilities:

  • Applies working knowledge of technical literature and various style guides, including customer specifications, to documentation and publication standards.

  • Participates in developing and maintaining technical manuals. Assists with the validation/ verification, discrepancy/deficiency resolution, and accuracy/adequacy assessment of technical manual requirements.

  • Edits reports, publications, proposals and correspondence to ensure clarity of content, consistency of format, and accuracy of grammar.

  • Interfaces with engineers and technical professionals in writing, editing and publishing various types of customer documents such as training manuals, concepts of operations, and contract deliverables.

  • Utilizes appropriate computer software application for document text production.

  • Establishes and maintains electronic and/or hardcopy data library of documents and work order files for documents received for processing.

Minimum Requirements

Required Experience:

Candidates should meet the following requirements in order to be considered:

  • Senior Level Requirements - Bachelor’s degree in English or Journalism and at least 5 years of job-related experience or 9 years of related experience in lieu of the degree requirement.

  • Mid-Level Requirements - Associate’s degree and at least 2 years of job-related experience or High School and 4 years job-related experience.

  • Excellent written communications skills.

  • Working knowledge of word processing and integrated software applications.

  • Organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required.

  • Must have an Active DoD Secret Clearance at the time of hire.

  • Location: Aberdeen, MD.

EEO Minority/Disabled/Veteran/Female

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Communications

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 230335BR

Clearance Required Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.