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Technical Writer

Company: Actalent
Location: Edgewood
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Description:Our client is seeking a Technical Writer to join our team and provide necessary support to our ILS Department. From our headquarters in Middle River, MD, under the supervision of the ILS Program Manager, the Tech Writer will write technical manuals in compliance with military specifications and all styles of manuals but not limited to operations, maintenance, and illustrated parts breakdowns (IPBs). Major Duties and Responsibilities With guidance from the Technical Publication Lead, and with the assistance of other Logistics Professionals at L2 Defense, the Technical Writer will undertake the following:--- Review engineering drawings and other data relative to operation, maintenance, and service of equipment.--- Edits, standardizes, publishes, or makes changes to material prepared by other writers and illustrators.--- Knowledgeable of following MIL-STDs:--- MIL-STD 38784 - Manuals, Technical: General Style and Format Requirements--- MIL-STD 40051-2C - Preparation of Digital Technical Information for Page-Based Manuals (TMs)--- Developing technical manuals in Extensive Markup Language (XML) format.--- Write technical procedures using detailed and concise language in accordance with appropriate MIL-STD.--- Performs other duties as assigned.Skills:Technical Writing, XML, Arbortext, Microsoft OfficeAdditional Skills & Qualifications:Requirements:--- Knowledge and Skills*o Proficient in Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, Publisher and Power Point.o Excellent grammar, technical writing and editing skills.o Document Management experience.o Excellent knowledge of acquisition policies and procedures coupled with ability to identify required technical solutions.o Proficient in Arbortext, or other XML software.o Familiarity with Army/DoD Manuals.o Organized.o Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.o Ability to complete assignments in a condensed time frame, if necessary.--- Minimum Qualificationso A.A./A.S or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experienceo Minimum of five (5) years of total experience as a technical writer of which two (2) years in the preparation of modification work orders and technical manuals

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Actalent, Baltimore , Technical Writer, Engineering , Edgewood, Maryland

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