Job Listing Description

Technical Writer

Description:
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Technical Writer for an opening in Rancho Bernardo, CA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
" Researching and utilizing an interrelation/relationship database for writing remove/installation maintenance procedures; documenting and developing detailed operator, troubleshooting procedures, checklists, technical specifications, alert bulletins, training materials; and other procedures and reports.
" Collects and accumulates appropriate technical information through researching and analyzing technical data and publications, engineering drawings, test procedures, design specifications/documentation, software description documents, engineering documents and by interviewing technical experts.
" Ensures documents are developed in accordance with the requested specifications and contractual requirements, including development of any necessary illustrations, photographs, or other graphic representations.
" Ensures final materials clearly and effectively communicate the technical information and data to appropriate audiences.
" Ensures accuracy of documents. Corrects technical and editorial errors and may participate in rewrites as necessary.
" Coordinates technical reviews and approval signatures, which may include appropriate security classification prior to document distribution.
" Participates in developing and recommending new and/or modifications to documentation/communication policies and procedures.
" Presents document(s) to program management staff, makes related presentations, and assists in the document security classification
" process.
" Plans, schedules, coordinates and leads efforts of small-medium sized teams to complete projects.
" May represent the organization as a primary contact on contracts and projects.
" May provide direction and training to other staff members.
" Work with interactive electronic technical manuals (IETM) and publications; S1000D version 3.0+ and MIL-SPECs.
" Work with SGML/XML-type technical documentation
" Performs other duties as assigned or required.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
" Typically requires education or formal training equivalent to the completion of an associate's degree in a related discipline and six or more years progressive experience in a technical field. May substitute equivalent professional experience in lieu of education/training.
" Must demonstrate a comprehensive technical understanding of military or commercial systems, and technical writing/editing principles, theories, standards and concepts.
" Must have strong working knowledge of the development of technical manuals and documentation and strong working knowledge of computer-based tools in the production of SGML/XML technical documentation.
" Experience with the following is a plus: PTCs Windchill, common source data base (CSDB), Arbortext Editor; SLICwave; CATIA; Microsoft Office; Microsoft Project.
" Must be customer focused and possess: (1) ability to grasp complex concepts quickly; (2) understanding and properly interpreting engineering drawings in both industry standard and non-standard formats, and government furnished information (GFI); (3) aptitude to work with an interrelational/relationship database; (4) capability to shift efforts in a quick and efficient manner; (5) ability to work with minimal supervision under extended periods of time; (6) understanding to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information; (7) strong organizational, analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document and report; (8) aptitude to identify issues and develop innovation solutions to a variety of complex problems; (9) strong knowledge of computer operations and applications.
" Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.

EDUCATION:
Accredited High School Diploma/GED

WORK HOURS:
5/40
Full-Time

 
Job Number: 181420
Job Location: San Diego, CA
Rate: $DOE
Duration: 6 Months
Input Date: 08/30/2019
Last Updated: 10/20/2019
Firm Name: CHIPTON ROSS
Attention: Zachary Fasano
Address: 343 MAIN ST
City, State: EL SEGUNDO, CA 90245
Phone: 310/414-7800 X286
800 Phone: 800/927-9318
Fax Phone: 310/414-7808
Email: zfasano@chiptonross.com
Website: www.chiptonross.com

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