204314 - Technical Editor and Writer 2
Industry
PRO
Region
MD-Maryland
City
Linthicum
State
MD
Rate
$44.85 to $56.06 DOE
Duration
12 months
Description


Chipton-Ross is seeking one Technical Editor and Writer 3 for a contract opportunity in Linthicum, MD.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
o Edit technical documents to ensure compliance with spelling, grammar and punctuation, style, layout and specification requirements.
o Collaborate with task/team leads, writers, engineers, and instructors, to publish and deliver documents.
o Develop templates based on style guides to adhere to military specifications and standards of technical writing.
o Perform Desktop Publishing tasks for all program technical data products and publish materials in hardcopy and electronic formats.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
o Bachelor's Degree in English, Journalism, Communications or related field, 2-5 years' technical editing experience.
o Minimum 1-2 years' experience in creating and modifying templates, style sheets, and formats.
o Experience with structured (HTML, SGML, or XML, and S1000 or DITA) content.
o Excellent attention to detail.
o Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment.
o Knowledge of Simplified Technical English (ASD-STE 100) specification.
o Self-motivated with good problem solving and organization skills.

PREFERRED:
o Minimum of 2 years' experience with structured authoring applications, such as: MadCap, FrameMaker, or Arbortext.
o Experience with Simplified Technical English (ASD-STE 100).
o Member of the Society for Technical Communicators (STC).
o Self-starter

EDUCATION:
Bachelor's Degree is required.
School must be accredited.

HOURS:
9/80 workweek. 100% On-Site.

MISCELLANEOUS:
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.

Contact
Alysse Johnson
ajohnson@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x254 or (800) 927-9318 x254

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.