Writer, Technical

Employer
General Dynamics Information Technology
Location
California, MD
Posted
May 17, 2018
Closes
May 21, 2018
Hours
Full Time
Revises or writes standardized material for reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, instruction books, catalogs, and related technical and administrative publications concerned with work methods and procedures, and installation, operation, and maintenance of machinery and other equipment. This worker receives technical direction from supervisor or senior writer, notes or manuals containing operating procedures and details manufacturer's catalogs, drawings and other data relative to operation, maintenance, and service of equipment. This writer may have access to blueprints, sketches, drawings, parts lists, specifications, mockups, and product samples to integrate and delineate technology, operating procedure, and production sequence and detail. This worker organizes material and completes writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology, may maintain records and files of work and revisions, select photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material, assist in laying out material for publication arrange for typing, duplication and distribution of material; may assist in writing speeches, articles, and public or employee relations releases, and may specialize in writing material regarding work methods and procedures.Writes technical copy for various operation and maintenance manuals and prepares related technical documentation.1. Researches and compiles technical data for use in various operation and maintenance manuals, training materials, installation guides, and other technical documentation.2. Obtains data from review of documentation, drawings, schematics, and reports, interviews with technical staff members, and the study of published material.3. Prepares written text and coordinates layout and organization of materials according to prepared outlines and specifications.4. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.5. Participates in special projects as required.1-3 YEARS OF RELATED EXPERIENCE PREPARING TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION.Active Secret clearance required.Skills & Abilities1. Knowledge of the principles and practices involved in technical research and writing.2. Knowledge of and ability to uses various word-processing and desktop publishing software applications.3. Knowledge of the organization's products and services, customer requirements, purpose and structure of required documentation, and end user's level of understanding.4. Effective written communications skills.As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.WTTD02

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