Associate Technical Editor-Writer - 25396 in Suffolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Suffolk, VA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description


  • Under immediate supervision, writes and edits technical documents, including deliverables, manuals, reports, specifications and procedures in conformance with the Alion writing and documentation review process.
  • Assist in collecting and organizing information for preparation of user manuals, training materials, installation guides, proposals, and reports.
  • Edit functional descriptions, system specifications, user manuals, special reports, or any other customer deliverables and documents.
  • Reviews sources of technical information and modifies technical documents to incorporate information.
  • Edits documentation for style, clarity, consistency, and adherence to company guidelines.
  • Edits and proofreads technical documents and data.
  • Interacts with authors, other Technical Editor-Writers, word processing, graphics, and reproduction staff in the preparation and production of documents.
  • Participates in coordinating production efforts.
  • Provides feedback on draft documents and attends documentation reviews.
  • Checks classified documentation for proper security markings.
  • Participates in coordinating production of the final documentation with the authors and publication staff.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Must have a Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
  • Will have 2 years relevant work experience.
  • Must currently hold and be able to maintain a US Secret Security Clearance.
  • Must be proficient in the English language.
  • Must be familiar with appropriate style guidelines.
  • Will posess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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