Technical Writer III
- Posted: over a month ago
Narrative Job Summary:
Write and revise Army technical manuals and training materials on advanced military equipment, in support of Aerostat programs. Must have ArborText and xml experience.
Major Work Responsibilities:
• Write and revise technical manuals IAW MIL-STD-40051-2C using Arbortext Software
• Complete form DA form 2028 to implement changes to TM.
• Verify procedures and content of training presentations correspond to technical manuals
• Assist with management of policies and procedures for the operations of testing and training environments
• Help plan the efficient use of time and assets required to accomplish various assigned projects
• Confer with engineering, technical, manufacturing or field support personnel
• Providing information to customers, supervisors and co-workers by telephone, e-mail, web based meetings or in person.
• Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic format.
• Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards
Supporting Work Responsibilities:
• Review engineering specifications and design review documents
• Interview engineers and field support specialists
• Read engineering drawings
• Review Field Modification Procedures for implementation to TM’s
• Review and evaluate previously existing training materials
• Ensure correct grammar, punctuation, or spelling in all company correspondence as required by senior management.
• Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Expected core competencies:
• Proficient with Microsoft PC Operating Systems
• General working knowledge of computers and computer systems to enable the effective execution of work.
• Proficient in the use of Arbortext and XML format
• Proficient with Microsoft Word
• Proficient with other Microsoft Office Suite products such as Power Point, Excel, outlook, Sharepoint and Project
• Working knowledge of graphics tools such as Adobe Creative Suite a plus
• Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge — Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
• Use technical information in operation and maintenance activities
• Use latest information in the field of training techniques and technologies
English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Computers — Knowledge of computer hardware and software, including applications and operating systems.
Electronics and Electrical Systems — Where applicable, knowledge of electrical power generation and distribution systems and equipment, fiber optic communications equipment, electronic command, control, and communications systems and equipment, logic circuits, and electronic test and measurement equipment.
Mechanical and Electro-Mechanical Systems — Where applicable, knowledge of classical mechanics, thermodynamics, fluid power systems, electric motors, diesel engines, closed hydraulic systems, test and measurement equipment, and mechanical repair procedures.
Lighter than Air Flight — Where applicable, knowledge of the basic principles of buoyancy and lighter than air flight, weather and its effects on LTA vehicles, and experience operating an LTA vehicle.
Communications and Media — Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform via written, oral, and visual media.
Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify strengths/weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Written Comprehension — The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Written Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Information Ordering — The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
**LOCATION and POSITION**
- This position will be fully remote
- Remote work may still require travel to various portions of the United States, including, but not limited to North Carolina, Maryland, and Arizona.
Elevated Technologies LLC
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