Technical Writer, Principal - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

United States

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Technical Writer, Principal
We are seeking an experienced Technical Writer/Editor to support our growing programs in Stafford, VA and Quantico, VA.  This is an opportunity to support a HI-VIS US Marine Corps Program.

This position requires a current Secret Clearance.

As a member of the Portfolio Manager, Logistics Combat Element Systems, Supply and Maintenance Systems; provides technical writing and editing support to PfM LCES SMS leads for Duties:

  • Captures and distributes meeting minutes to ensure broad understanding and transparency of information relevant to PfM LCES SMS employees and to support future decision making and resource planning for Command-level initiatives 
  • Using established document and brief formats, assists determining document needs of end users
  • Provides grammar, style, and formatting recommendations to document and brief drafts provided for review
  • Provides first draft creation for pre-formatted documents and briefs using technical information provided by Subject-Matter-Experts
  • Works with graphics personnel to assist with professional integration of photographs, drawings, diagrams, and charts of documents and briefs
  • Revise documents and briefs as updates are required 
  • Focus on Tech Publications (TMs, SIs, TI, etc.).
  • Other Duties as Required

Experience Requirements:

  • Five (5) years in relevant technical field which required significant writing/editing of technical documentation, procedures and guidelines relevant to Information Technology (IT) systems or equipment.
  • Familiar with technical manuals and have a logistics background
  • Familiar with MILSTD 40051 and formatting using XML to include Style Sheets and DTD
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Visio, and Adobe Pro
  • Familiarity with Naval and Marine Corps specific correspondence guides

Certification Requirements:

Education Requirement:
Bachelor’s Degree (+5 years’ experience), Associate’s Degree  (+7 years’ experience), or High School Diploma (+12 years’ experience).

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