Senior Scientific Technical Writer

Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Nov 14, 2020
Nov 26, 2020
Full Time

Chenega IT Enterprise Services, LLC

Company Job Title: Scientific Technical Writer, Senior

Clearance: Secret

Location: Fort Belvoir, VA

Reports To: Program Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular


The Scientific Technical Writer, Senior shall will organize, develop, write, edit, and produce scientific/technical documents related to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Chemical and Biological Technologies Department (RD-CB) mission.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • May provide guidance/training for less-experienced personnel
  • Reviews and coordinates research data to produce scientific/technical documentation
  • Investigates, compiles, and reviews all available source scientific/technical data and writes new or changed material in compliance with specifications.
  • Researches subject matter as appropriate to create and verify accurate and usable content.
  • Attends technical design reviews (as required) for information and data gathering.
  • Maintains data files (e.g., paper master copy, digital copy, CD-ROMs) to ensure that records are current and available. Maintains archival copies of previous data files.
  • Determines appropriate level of technical language to be used in documents (e.g., reports, presentations, technical papers) for target audience
  • Determines appropriate tone (e.g., conversational, advisory information, cautions, warnings, reading grade level, layout) and content for audience.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)
  • Bachelor's required.
  • Technical Writing or related field preferred
  • 4 years of relevant experience required
  • Secret Clearance

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent written and verbal communications and customer service skills.
  • Up to 10% travel required
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and Holidays if necessary
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Ability to work shift work.
  • Ability to handle large, complex workload, effectively coordinate multiple resources, and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge and skill in applying analytical and evaluation methods and techniques.
  • Ability to handle controversial situations with tact and diplomacy.
  • Excellent PC skills. Highly proficient in MS Office Suite.

Physical Demands: (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 sit and talk or hear. The employee may use repeated motions that include the arms, wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)
  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.
  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-Virginia-Fort Belvoir

Organization: Chenega IT Enterprise Services, LLC
Strategic Business Unit: Military Intelligence and Operations Support
Security Requirements: Secret
Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
Recruiter: Melissa Gendreau
Req ID: 2000003301

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