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Technical Editor/ Writer/ Draftsman - 27331 in Orlando, FL at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/24/2018

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    Orlando, FL
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Job Description


Position Summary

The Technical Editor gathers requirements from technical personnel, and based upon requirements, creates  and maintains technical installation design and built plans, to include detailed facility, cabling, power, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and network drawings.  Works with Installation Team Lead, documentation specialist, draftsmen, network and installation engineers,


  • Responsible for developing detailed, technical drawings and documentation in support of an Enterprise Network.  
  • As required, creates, develops and modifies technical documents and drawings using AutoCAD and Microsoft Visio Software, ensuring conformity to DoD and industry best practices for technical IT drawing and design documentation
  • Develops technical documentation required as part of the installation process, including site survey reports, and standard operating procedures (SOP). 
  • Periodic travel to CONUS and OCONUS locations to survey proposed and existing installation sites, and develop drawings and reports according to the results. 
  • Assists the Installation Team Lead and documentation specialist in maintaining drawings and documentation libraries using various information sharing systems.
  • Periodically adjusts archived information to enhance information sharing across Program stakeholders.
  • Develops technical documentation required as part of the Installation process
  • Maintains documentation and drawing libraries across relevant information storage and sharing platforms

Education and Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree or, or equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. Associate’s + 2 years of experience; or HS Diploma + 4 years of experience)
  • 2 years’ experience in computer aided design and drafting, with an emphasis on IT system drawing design
  • In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for comparable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio
  • Basic  knowledge of U.S. Government tempest regulations
  • Advanced level knowledge of AutoCAD (2D, 3D, and VBA)
  • Advanced level knowledge of Adobe Acrobat professional
  • Understanding of IT System design and drawing concepts
  • An understanding of electrical and HVAC concepts, specifically related to systems required to support IT installations. This includes the concepts of electrical grounding, heat/power conversion, and IT System cooling principles and best practices.
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds, and work on ladders
  • Ability to spend up to 25% of the year in a travel status, away from home base
  • Must be a US Citizen and hold an active DoD Secret clearance to begin employment. TS/SCI preferred.


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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