Technical Writer II - Military veterans preferred

2021-07-21
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Crane
Indiana
47522
United States

Description

SAIC is seeking a Technical Writer II to support the US Navy in Crane, IN.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Crane, IN office has need of technical writing support to prepare, review, revise, and maintain technical documentation that incorporates information and data from Program Office, customers, In-Service Engineer Agents (ISEAs), task lead, end users, and other departments.

NOTE: This is primarily a remote/telework/work from home position with periodic onsite visits with customers/staff at our Crane, IN location. Travel is up to 25% of the time.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Developing high-quality documentation with minimal guidance that is coherent and easy to follow, as well as complies with corresponding standard, style guide, and/or directive and meets the customers and end user's needs. Documentation includes but is not limited to technical manuals and ordnance directives.
  • Researching, collecting, analyzing, organizing, and preparing technical information and data.
  • Manipulating graphics, charts, diagrams, etc. to be included in documentation.
  • Editing and reviewing rough drafts for format, clarity, and adherence to editorial and government specifications.
  • Ensuring technical content is accurate, easy to understand, and consistent.
  • Immediately communicating obstacles or issues to leadership.
  • Interfacing with technical writers, multimedia personnel, ISEAs, customers, and experienced government team.
  • Performing clerical/administrative duties as assigned.

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Qualifications

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND CLEARANCE:

  • HS/GED and seven (7) years’ experience; OR Associates and five (5) years’ experience; OR Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of related experience.
  • Proficient in desktop publishing with abilities to create and update tables, to manipulate graphics and drawings, to create and update flow charts, and to format/layout text.
  • Experience with DOD industry.
  • Experience with MIL-STDs and GPO Style Manual.
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Effectively collaborate with a variety of teams and interested parties.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, demonstrating initiative and organization.
  • Ability to multitask and work with strict deadlines/timeframes.
  • Capable of managing several different tasks from various requestors.
  • Capable of understanding, interpreting, and synthesizing engineering drawings, technical information from engineering documentation, consultations with ISEAs, and other available sources.
  • Possess attention to detail and ability to edit documents for technical accuracy.
  • Ability to make recommendations and answer questions to customers.
  • Work overtime at approximately 20%.
  • Proficient with Microsoft products to include: Teams, Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn new software.
  • Candidate must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be able to obtain a Full DoD Secret Security Clearance.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE:  

  • Experience with xml schema and development of xml files and scripts.
  • Experience with Adobe products to include: Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat.
  • Experience with Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, and Visio.
  • Experience with NAVSEA style manuals and specifications.
  • Experience with iPDM.
  • Experience with S1000D.    
  • Experience with Arbortext.
  • Experience with VULCAN.
  • Experience with provisioning data.
  • Experience with configuration management.