Technical Writer, Associate - 36567 in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/2/2021

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Job Description

Position Summary: The Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE) draftsman and technical documentation specialist is responsible for the development of detailed, technical drawings and documentation in support of the NCTE program’s Navy Enterprise Tactical Training Network (NETTN).  Working with NCTE installation’s team lead documentation specialist, draftsmen, network and installation engineers, the draftsman/technical documentation specialist will be required to gather requirements from technical personnel, and based upon requirements, create  and maintain technical NCTE installation documentation, to include Fleet Readiness Certification board (FRCB) Packages, Naval Messages, In briefs, and other relevant documentation.  On occasion, the technical Documentation specialist will develop Installation design and as built plans, to include detailed facility, cabling, power, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and network drawings.  Manage the development, formatting, and submission of Science and technical information documentation to meet contract requirements The draftsman/technical documentation specialist may be required to periodically travel to NCTE locations, to survey proposed and existing NCTE installation sites, and develop drawings and reports according to the results.  Additionally, the draftsman/documentation specialist will be responsible for management of the NCTE drawing and documentation libraries using various information sharing systems, and to periodically adjust information contained therein to enhance information sharing across the NCTE program’s NETTN.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Develop technical documentation required as part of the NCTE Installation process.
  2. Maintain NCTE documentation and drawing libraries across relevant information storage and sharing platforms utilized by the NCTE.
  3. As required, develop and update other technical and administrative documentation, generally using Microsoft office products. 
  4. As required, create, develop and modify NCTE technical drawings using AutoCAD, Adobe, and Microsoft Visio Software, ensuring drawings conform to Navy and industry best practices for technical IT drawing and design documentation.

Education and Experience:

  1. High School diploma, or equivalent.
  2. 6-8 years of administrative management experience.
  3. 2 years’ experience in computer aided design and drafting in a technical engineering context.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  1.  Advanced level knowledge of Adobe Acrobat professional.
  2. Advanced knowledge with Microsoft Office products, to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.
  3. Expert administrative skills.
  4. Familiarity with Atlassian workshare products, to include Confluence and JIRA. 

Security:  Must be a U.S. citizen, with current secret security clearance.

Security Clearance: Secret

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