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Technical Writer

Company name
KBR, Inc.

Lexington Park, MD, United States

Employment Type

It, Writing

Posted on
May 20,2019

Valid Through
Sep 02,2019

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Technical Writer','1080647','!*!Role and Responsibilities: The technical writer will perform technical writing functions for Unmanned Air System (UAS) projects to include writing military maintenance software and hardware technical manuals using ASD S1000D Issue 3.01 and 4.1 XML specification in order to create Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs).  The technical writer will create new, update existing, and convert legacy technical manuals and training support materials using the ASD S1000D Issue 3.01 and 4.1 XML specification. This position will be located onboard NAS Patuxent River and will work with an integrated team of government and civilian maintenance technicians who support an UAS. Using engineering documentation, operator and maintenance manuals, logistics data, and receiving direction from an integrated maintenance team, the technical writer will create, write, revise, standardize, edit, review, finalize, and publish IETMs.   The technical writer will prepare draft material for internal review by subject matter experts and final review by customer. The technical writer will utilize Adobe Acrobat, Oxygen XML, NAVAIR Standard IETM Viewer (NSIV) and Microsoft Office products.  The technical writer must be flexible and have the ability to adapt to new information and programs.       ','!*!Requirements:Bachelor’s degree in an applicable technical field or equivalent experience and excellent communication skills.  5 years technical writing/editing experience.A certification in assigned area preferred.  Experience: US Navy aviation organizational maintenance background is preferred; electronic ratings are preferred. Experience authoring NAVAIR maintenance manuals related to technical manual development, delivery, and integrated logistics support (ARs, MIL STDs and MIL-PRFs, IETMs, DIDs, etc.) is required. Experience with XML authoring is preferred. Experience authoring within EAGLE and EAGLE EPS is a plus.  Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must be able to prepare draft Data Modules and other material for internal review by subject matter experts and final review by customer.  Must be able to work independently, be team oriented, and possess strong customer facing skills. Must be flexible and have the ability to adapt to new information and programs.  Ability to write in a clear and concise manner, possessing excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Must have knowledge of US Navy organizational and/or intermediate maintenance concepts.  Must have the ability to research, review, and understand technical information and engineering drawings, and be able to develop procedural information from technical documentation.  Must have extensive knowledge of IETM development procedures using S1000D and DoD MIL-STDs used to develop product deliverables for NAVAIR Maintenance Manual IETMs. Equipment and Machines: Ability to operate office equipment such as personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.  Periodically, Combined Validation Verification (CVV) events require surge working events that occur based upon aircraft availability, including nights and weekends. Travel (including airline travel) is required, normally in conjunction with CVV events. Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers.   Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills, both verbal and written. Applicant will be working in both office and aircraft hangar settings.  Preferred Skills:   Familiar with NAVAIR Standard IETM Viewer (NSIV) and Oxygen XML software application. Familiar with EAGLE and Eagle Publishing System is a plus.  Additional Notes:Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.                 ','Aircraft Systems','US-US-MD-Lexington Park','','','Technical Writer

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KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program life cycle within the Government Services and Hydrocarbons sectors. KBR employs approximately 34​,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures)​, with customers in more than 80 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses: Government Services, serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full life-cycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics Technology & Consulting, including proprietary technology focused on the monetization of hydrocarbons (especially natural gas and natural gas liquids) in ethylene and petrochemicals; ammonia, nitric acid and fertilizers; oil refining; gasification; oil and gas consulting; integrity management; naval architecture and proprietary hulls; and downstream consulting Engineering & Construction, including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU); and program management ​KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.​​