- 196880 - Technical Editor/Writer Level 3
- Up to $47.75 DOE
- 12 mos
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Technical Editor/Writer Level 3 for an opening in Orlando, FL.
Write, rewrite and/or edit technical documents such as technical procedure manuals, user manuals, programming manuals, service manuals, operational specifications, and related technical publications to communicate clearly and effectively. Acquire subject knowledge by interviewing product developers and engineers, observing performance of production methods, and referring to technical specifications, modification kits, blueprints, engineering illustrations, schematics, and trade journals. Oversee preparation of illustrative materials and Illustrated Parts Breakdown material, selecting drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts. Conduct and Participate in project team meetings and meet deadlines as determined by project schedule. Conduct quality review of materials. This position may require occasional domestic travel.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. Possess excellent interpersonal, relationship building, and problem solving skills. Demonstrated excellent written and communication skills. Ability to acquire and verify highly technical subject matter content by interviewing engineers and other technical experts, observing production methods or other demonstrations, and reviewing technical specifications, modification kits, blueprints, sketches, engineering drawings, notes, manuals, and similar publications. Ability to discretely plan writing, editing and in-prosses reviews (both formal and informal) tasks required to complete project. Ability to manage project technical writing work from book plan/outline creation through on-time delivery. Demonstrate strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Demonstrate ability and experience in working effectively with teams, including virtual teams, but also independently or with minimal supervision. Demonstrate ability and experience in meeting deadlines and quality standards. Demonstrate experience in using and applying clear and concise language that adheres to customer-established standards and conventions. Ability to write highly technical content for procedure manuals, service manuals, and related technical publications that describes the installation, operation, and maintenance of electronic, electrical, mechanical, and other equipment. Highly proficient in XML authoring.
Experience with military weapons systems or other highly complex technical systems. Experience authoring content to USAF and DON military standards. Experience authoring in S1000D 4.1 standard is preferred. Experience authoring in Arbortext Editor. Familiarity with Simplified Technical English.
Accredited High School Diploma/GED
Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.
Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293
Phone: (310) 414-7800 x306 or (800) 927-9318 x306
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.
Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.
Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.