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Technical Editor/Writer Sr - 28009 in Annapolis Junction, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 5/14/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Position Summary

Writes and edits complex technical documents, including deliverables, manuals, reports, specifications and procedures in conformance with the Alion writing and documentation review process.

Duties and Responsibilities

Consults with customer or technical staff to determine most appropriate schedule of deliverables and objectives for large technical writing projects.

Creates, develops, plans, writes and edits complex technical documents for publication. Edits documentation for style, clarity, consistency, and adherence to company guidelines.

Interacts closely with authors, other Technical Editor-Writers, word processing, graphics, and reproduction staff in the preparation and production of a variety of documents.

Researches technical concepts.  Creates new or modifies existing technical documents that are complex in nature.

Conducts interviews with various technical staff to gather data for documentation.

Coordinates large production efforts.

Evaluates and provides feedback on draft documents and attends documentation reviews.

Checks classified documentation for proper security markings.

Coordinates production of the final documentation (print to CD-ROM) with the authors and publication staff.

Prepares the transmittal memorandums and coordinates the transmission of documentation to sponsors.

Provides guidance to less experienced Technical Editor-Writers.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.







Education and Experience

Bachelor¿s degree in a related discipline plus 5 to 7 years of directly related experience.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 years applicable 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.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Proficiency in the English language.

Familiar with appropriate style guidelines.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

A security clearance of an appropriate level may be required after employment.

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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