Determine the needs of end users of technical documentation
Study product samples and talk with product designers and developers
Work with technical staff to make products easier to use and thus need fewer instructions
Organize and write supporting documents for products
Use photographs, drawings, diagrams, animation, and charts that increase users’ understanding
Select appropriate medium for message or audience, such as manuals or online videos
Gather usability feedback from customers, designers, and manufacturers
Revise documents as new issues arise
Review materials for clarity, punctuation, grammar, and standardized content; work closely with researchers and developers
Provide Technical Writing in support of Life Cycle Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) products in the form of Technical Manuals (TM), Training, and Allowance Parts Lists (APL) for government sponsored systems
Use Microsoft Office to develop equipment maintenance and support products.
Review materials for clarity, punctuation, grammar, and content; work closely with designers and manufacturer
Perform informational research and gathering of vendor spec sheets to be used as Engineering Data for Provisioning (EDFP)
Participate in Maintenance Demonstrations and procedure validations of designed equipment
3-5 years of relevant experience in technical documentation writing and editing.
Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail
Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
Excellent written skills in English
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Must be a self-starter and able to conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines
Strong organization skills, attention to detail and excellent follow-through skills are required
Desired Skills/Other Considerations
Undergraduates’ degree in journalism, communications, business, logistics, English, applied science, mathematics, engineering or other fields
Experience in reading engineering drawings and/or working with engineering teams
Experience developing procedures and/or other forms of technical documentation such as Technical Manuals, Bills of Materials (BOM’s), Associated Parts Lists (APL’s), Identifying Support and Test Equipment (S&TE), and detailing PHS&T requirements, etc.
Experience or willingness to learn DoD Logistics search engine tools for provisioning (i.e., PUB LOG)
Experience relating to Training development
Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM) NAVSEA Level II Certification and use of MIL-STD-1334 to develop Condition Based Maintenance (CBM)
Performance of Level of Repair (LOR) Analysis for newly designs systems
Development of Program Plans such as Life Cycle Sustainment Plan (LCSP) or Maintenance Plan (MP)
Graphical Illustrating through the use of Adobe suite programs to develop maintainability and supportability products
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Access and/or Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator.
Candidates are encouraged to provide relevant and specific experience, skills, or interest in the areas they include.
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