Technical Writer

3 days left

New Orleans, Louisiana
Aug 30, 2023
Sep 29, 2023
Full Time
Responsibilities & Qualifications

BOEM and BSEE are responsible for managing the nation's offshore energy, minerals, and natural resources on the Federal Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). BSEE promotes safety, protects the environment, and conserves resources offshore through vigorous regulatory oversight and enforcement. BOEM manages the responsible exploration and development of offshore energy and marine mineral resources on the OCS. OCS production accounts for about 18 percent of domestic crude oil and four percent of domestic natural gas supply.

  • Responsible for technical documentation including authoring and editing technical reports, articles, alerts, procedures, policies, manuals, presentations, and papers
  • Responsible for incorporating review comments and facilitating responses to review questions and comments.
  • Edits and/or rewrites various sources of information into a uniform style and language for regulatory compliance.
  • Suggest content changes to improve document usage and readability.
  • Edits interim and final drafts for consistency of style, format, terminology, uniformity, continuity, and editorial standards. Also reviews for inconsistencies, such as standards of measurement, and makes corrections.
  • Responsible for preparing special features and items (e.g., photographs, PowerPoint animation) to be used in documents.
  • Checks the final copy of it documents to ensure the proper format has been used and all corrections have been made.
  • Develops and maintains a database and archive of documents including scheduled review dates.
  • Provides supervised support for routine activities, according to established procedures or instructions.
  • Assists with technical support for elements such as: complex processes, structural elements, electric/electronic components, equipment, applications, systems, software, networks, satellites, telecommunications, facilities, or machinery.
  • Support assistance can include, but is not limited to, elements such as: research, studies, requirements/specifications definition, analysis, assessments, planning, acquisition, design, development, integration, overseeing, manufacture, construction, testing, installation, performance tuning, operation, deployment, or maintenance.
  • Interfaces with users during the support process and may support user training.
  • Uses basic elements of applicable methodologies, modeling/estimating techniques, tools, applications, systems, software, or databases to perform assigned tasks.
  • Complies with the standards and organization requirements relative to specific assignments

  • Two years of experience documenting computer, business, scientific, engineering, policy/compliance or other discipline system/process. Has knowledge of commonly used information technology concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, Physics, Engineering or other applicable discipline
  • DOI Background Investigation, Entry on Duty


We are seeking a Technical Writer to join our team supporting DOI BSEE TIMS contract in New Orleans, LA.

TekSynap is a fast growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. "Technology moving at the speed of thought" embodies these principles - the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.

We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.

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Additional Job Information

  • Establish Focus
  • Change Management
  • Develop Others
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Interpersonal Awareness
  • Build Relationships
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Technical Expertise
  • Initiative
  • Foster Innovation
  • Results Oriented
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Service


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Location: New Orleans, LA
  • Type of environment: Office, Telework may be available
  • Noise level: (Low-Medium)
  • Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday - Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.
  • Amount of Travel: Less than 10%


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Positions require a DOI Entrance on Duty (EOD)


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. TekSynap does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as "protected status"). This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as well as the use of all company facilities, participation in all company-sponsored activities, and all employment actions such as promotions, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

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