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Technical Writer
Longenecker & Associates Livermore, CA

Technical Writer

Longenecker & Associates
Livermore, CA
Expired: February 08, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Retirement
  • Full-Time


Longenecker & Associates (L&A) seeks a motivated Technical Writer to contribute to our mission supporting our work at a national Laboritory in Livermore, California.

L&A is a woman-owned small business and trusted partner enabling critical missions across the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) complex for more than 30 years. We contribute to DOE's nuclear security and environmental remediation enterprise by providing the highest-caliber staff and experts.

L&A is unconditionally committed to mission success and the well-being of employees, the nation and the environment. Our team members are passionate about building a healthier environment for generations to come. We are a community that interfaces and effectively communicates with all levels of management and government. If you have a passion for excellence, seek opportunities to engage in mission critical work, and consistently exceed expectations, apply now to join our professional family.


Do you enjoy translating technical information into concise, understandable language that makes a difference on a national security scale?

Do you want a hybrid position that offers the opportunity to work a compressed schedule allowing for Fridays off? If so, you could be the Technical Writer and Editor we are seeking to join our fast-paced, multidisciplinary team! This position is eligible for telecommuting and the selected applicant must live within a reasonable distance for

commuting to the assigned work location when necessary. Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work onsite approximately 50% of the time, which may vary depending on business


On any given day, you may be called on to:
  • Write, compile, and edit highly technical documentation of critical importance for nuclear deterrence programs, working with a team of Technical Writers and Editors to see that the content meets the needs of intended audiences.
  • Use your knowledge of document management best practices to manage information flow between Production Realization Teams (PRTs), customers, and management.
  • Provide timely formatting and editing of assembly procedures, documents, presentations, and articles to ensure quality.
  • Provide information storage locations for minutes, action items, decisions, and memos.
  • Create editorial calendars and timelines to ensure that deliverables are produced to meet customer's needs.
  • Gather accomplishments, produce monthly reports, prepare and edit documentation, ensure requirements are met, and assist with presentations for program reviews.
  • Collaborate with coworkers, subject matter experts, and management to see that document editing expectations are met and that a collegial and professional atmosphere is maintained throughout the document's lifecycle.

  • Bachelors in Communications, English, Journalism, or other relevant field plus 5 years of experience in technical writing and editing
  • Or Masters degree and relevant field plus 1 year of relevant experience; or equivalent experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of the job.

  • Experience editing documents and managing their development.
  • Experience with common office software, such as Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy Q security clearance.
  • Ability to work in a diverse work environment.
  • Satisfactory results of a pre-employment screening, which includes a background check and drug screening.
  • Ability to fulfill and promote L&A core values.

  • Previous experience on DOE sites and programs,
  • Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Communications, English, Journalism, or other relevant field, including a scientific field.
  • Experience developing, planning, writing, and editing technical reports, factsheets, and presentations.
  • Experience creating and managing editorial calendars that require collaboration with subject matter experts, multiple management levels, and peers.
  • Experience with large file management systems and adhering to document sharing policies.
  • Experience with Adobe Acrobat and other Adobe Creative suite software.
  • Proven ability to form positive customer relationships and develop document processes and procedures.
  • Intermediate expertise with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, and the ability to learn other MS Office software.
  • Active Department of Energy Q security clearance.


Livermore, California

This position is hybrid, which includes 50% working on site, 50% working from home depending on business needs.


The Nuclear Deterrence Communications and Information Management department is a dynamic team that provides communications, technical writing, information management, and program support expertise for California weapon system and component organizations, specifically the W87-0 Sentinel Integration Program.


Successful candidates will be able to perform the essential functions of the job with reasonable accommodation. This job posting reflects management's assignment of essential functions and the descriptions listed do not restrict management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


As an L&A employee, you will be eligible for a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare (medical and dental), 401K plan, and paid time off. We believe in investing in our employees beyond compensation and as an L&A employee, you will have access to in-house training, career pathing, mentoring, award programs, tuition reimbursement and much more.

L&A is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or protected veteran.


Longenecker & Associates

Livermore, CA
94550 USA



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