Publications Specialist - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States


Publications Specialist

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, illustrations, and parts breakdown manuals using software such as Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Arbortext Editor, and/or Oxygen XML Editor and EMS-NG. Experience with editing eXtensible Markup Language (XML) and/or Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML) is a must along with experience with U.S. Army developed Interactive Authoring and Display System (IADS). Demonstrated proficiency in the following areas:

•Review, edit, and proofread materials written by others, give guidance and provides suggested revision.

•Prepare technical documentation written to Military Specification such as MIL-STD-40051 and MIL-STD-38784; coordinate layout and organization of documentation.

•Ability to read engineering drawings, blueprints, wiring diagrams and schematics

•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.

•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 for ground combat and watercraft systems which provide technical guidance for the operation, evaluation, maintenance, and repair parts support.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in related field, with at least 4 years of related experience. In lieu of formal education, 12 years of equivalent related experience. Specific contract requirements regarding education and experience will prevail. Equivalent experience must be related to using Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Arbortext, and/or Oxygen or IADS to create documents for XML authoring, development, and collaboration for technical manual development.

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


Written Communication - The selected applicant should write clearly and informatively. The selected applicant will 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. Must 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.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


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.

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

KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver .