SCA-Technical Writer 1 - 33323 in Albuquerque, NM at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 8/1/2020

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Job Description


The purpose of this effort is to support and assist the Government in developing and maintaining Air Force Nuclear Weapons Technical Orders (TO). These Technical Orders supports aircraft nuclear weapon loading, warhead mate/de-mate, delivery, transport, storage (in-ground vaults), integrated security system (WS3) and a mobile maintenance platform for the United States Air Force (USAF), North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and non-U.S. NATO nuclear-capable systems.

Duties/Responsibilities: Demonstrate proficiency (minimum of 3-5 years’ experience desired) with editing software for producing digital documents in a PDF, HTML, SGML, and XML format to include graphic editing and production of technical manuals. AFNWC/NCL is currently using Adobe Frame Maker 15, Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator; therefore editors should have a minimum of one year experience with these specific editing and graphics software applications. In addition, it is desired that editors have a minimum of one year experience working with technical manuals, preferably, military TOs and interpreting Military Specifications and Air Force policy/guidance for technical order formatting requirements. 


  • Current DoD Secret clearance
  •  Adobe Frame Maker/Adobe products experience, expert in PDF, HTML, SGML and XML formatting
  • Must have the ability to follow technical content managers’ oral and written directions for making technical order changes.
  • Demonstrate expertise in performing quality assurance checks on technical orders prior to delivery to TO Manager for final production. Must meet currency experience requirements.


  • Top Secret DoD clearance, 3 yrs of Adobe Frame Maker experience; working knowledge of Military Specifications and AF policy/guidance, familiarity with nuclear technical order formatting requirements.

Security Clearance: Top Secret


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