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Senior Technical Writer
All Native Group Arlington, VA

Senior Technical Writer

All Native Group
Arlington, VA
Expired: February 15, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time


As a Senior Technical Writer, the contractor supports the Department's overseas facility construction and maintenance program by providing professional expertise in the development of complex and highly technical specifications for contract vehicles used in the acquisition of architectural/engineering (A/E) services for the planning and design of overseas facilities utilized by the Department's diplomatic corps and affiliated tenant agency employees. In addition, the contractor leverages in-depth personal knowledge of all technical requirements of projects, including requirements related to multiple engineering disciplines and architecture, as well as the full range of administrative requirements of projects, to achieve the highest priority and effectiveness in meeting the scope, schedule, and cost goals of projects

Essential Functions
  • In furtherance of these responsibilities, the contractor performs tasks and assignments that typically include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following:
  • Works closely with professional staff to prepare template specifications and statements of work (SOW) for professional services, including project due diligence, project development, and design services including preparation of bridging documents and full design for new construction, rehabilitation, renovation, and other projects at Department of State facilities worldwide;
  • Provides support to project management officials in all contract administration matters dealing with planning and design, including preparation and interpretation of contract requirements, specifications, modifications, and change orders;
  • Works with assigned project team members to achieve project scope and cost effective contract requirements
  • Participates in pre-qualification of potential bidders, bid evaluations, and contract award meetings as a technical expert in specifications;
  • Assists Project Managers in formulating contractual responses to contractor requests for information;
  • Participates in project meetings and conferences as the technical expert on specification requirements and related planning and design issues as appropriate;
  • Coordinates with members of the Directorate and other OBO organizations as appropriate on matters pertaining to specifications;
  • Conducts reviews of all planning and design specifications and prepares clear, concise, and cost effective specification templates for all types of Capital, NonCapital, and Functional projects
  • Develops presentations, special reports, and special projects related to planning and design specifications.

  • Expert technical writing skills, preferred in the area of statements of work and specifications for professional Architecture/Engineering services;
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the mission, functions, and objectives of the Office, Directorate, Bureau, and Department and the sequence and timing of key program events

Supervisory Responsibility

None required for this position

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 75% of the time.
  • Occasionally moves about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Expresses or exchanges ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly.
  • Frequently moves standard office equipment up to 25 pounds.
  • Must be able to work indoor conditions 90% of the time.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Evening and weekend hours required, as required by business need.


Travel approximately 10-20%

  • Minimum 10 years experience
  • Experience in applying, the theories, concepts, principles, and methodologies of professional engineering and design sufficient to anticipate, investigate, evaluate, and resolve problems and issues arising from the development of A/E contract specifications tailored to the unique requirements of the Department's overseas construction and maintenance program; to advise on and interpret complex specifications to fit unique situations; and to anticipate, investigate, evaluate, and resolve design and engineering problems and conditions affecting the quality, scheduling, budgeting, or progress of work performed in completing projects;

  • Bachelors Degree

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

Must be a U.S. citizen

Security Clearance


AAP/EEO Statement

All Native Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to age, sex, race, national origin, religion, marital status or physical disability. However, preference may be extended to persons of Indian descent in accordance with applicable laws.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



All Native Group

1701 N FT Myer Dr

Arlington, VA
22209 USA



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