Technical Writer in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 6/27/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0031579

Technical Writer

Key Role:

Perform a variety of writing, editing, and research duties relating to the preparation of technical manuals and technical publications on the theory, installation, operation, and maintenance of a variety of complex electronics equipment or systems. Write and edit technical manuals on the latest theories, developments, and concepts in the subject area. Provide training manuals and user guides for all audiences, including operators and maintenance technicians. Edit, validate, and incorporate newly developed training and technical manual material and red-line edits to update the latest operating procedures. Participate in the verification of new procedures at military installations and the prime contractors' facility. Support the management and placement of documentation on a military Web site. Leverage existing expertise and develop new capabilities due to the rapidly evolving Army market.

Basic Qualifications:
-5+ years of experience with military technical writing
-5+ years of experience with training material verification and editing

-Knowledge of Army training and technical writing standards

-Knowledge of US Army logistics    

-Ability to travel up to 40% of the time

-Secret clearance
-BA or BS degree or 12+ years of experience with technical writing for the DoD

Additional Qualifications:

-Knowledge of MIL-STD 40051, MIL-HDBK 1222, and Extensible Markup Language 

-Ability to travel for extended periods of time

-Ability to maintain accurate technical publications

-Ability to manage multiple technical publications programs for complex weapon systems

-Ability to display expertise with Adobe Acrobat, Frame Maker, and Microsoft Office
-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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