Technical Writer - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

San Diego
United States


Technical Writer

KBR is seeking a Technical Writer to join our Team in FRC Southwest San Diego and supporting the E2C2MP Fleet Support Team (FST).

Job Duties:

The Technical Writer will analyze requirements, develop source material, consults engineering and technical staff and works with editors, illustrators and the like in preparing a draft.

Updates/maintains technical documents such as procedure manuals, service manuals, and related technical publications concerned with installation, operation, and maintenance of electronic, electrical, mechanical, and other equipment.

Gathers technical information, prepare moderately complex written text and graphics, and coordinate layout and manual organization.

Responds to time sensitive project scheduling, must be flexible to changing work schedules and/or emergent requirements.

Works independently with little or no supervision.

Provides quality reviews to ensure the integrity of products.

Performs all other duties as required.


Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, Technology or related field, with at least 4 years of related experience. In lieu of formal education, 12 years of progressive related experience. Specific contract requirements regarding education and experience will prevail.

Candidate must be skilled in the use of Broadvision/Quicksilver, Arbortext, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Adobe Illustrator and Intermediate experience using Arbortext for desktop publishing of S1000D.

The candidate must be a self-starter able to work with the Project Manager, Engineering personnel, and other SMEs to ensure all commitments and expectations are met.

Candidate must have excellent writing and communication skills.

Knowledge of Navy legacy technical manuals and IETMS preferred.

Selected applicant must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance. Clearance must be obtained by hiring date. Education/experience is a contract requirement.


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 solutions across the asset and program life cycle within the government services and technology sectors. KBR employs approximately 28,000 people worldwide with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries. ?

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

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