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Technical Writer, Journeyman

Company: Credence Management Solutions, LLC
Location: Warner Robins
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Credence Management Solutions, LLC (Credence) is seeking a Technical Writer at the Journeyman level to support our U-2 Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance/ Special Operations Forces (U-2 ISR/SOF). The U-2 Branch (AFLCMC/HBGA) is made up of Government civilian, military, and Contractor personnel which support three Sections: Airframe, Sensors and Systems, of which multiple IPT's provide full sustainment of cradle-to-grave support to the U-2 program. The U-2 plane delivers high-altitude, all-weather surveillance and reconnaissance, day or night, in direct support of U.S. and allied forces. It delivers critical imagery and signals intelligence to decision makers throughout all phases of conflict, including peacetime indications and warnings, low-intensity conflict, and large-scale hostilities.Shall provide technical writers with competencies to apply writing skills and substantial knowledge of the basic principles and specialized vocabulary of proper subject matter fields to enable correct communication of scientific and technological developments to expert and other interested audiences. Apply writing skills and an understanding of the proper equipment and systems to the development of specifications showing the characteristics and capabilities or the design and test requirements of equipment and systems; or to the development of training, working, or maintenance manuals associated with equipment and systems.Technical writers, in addition to reporting research findings and agency decisions, articulate agency policies and explain technical aspects of agency programs to those affected. The materials explain technical information in such a way as to make it clear without sacrificing thoroughness and accuracy. Technical writers make sure materials are consistent with agency policy and with other information presented by the agency, meet the style requirements of the agency and the publication, and are written at an proper level for the intended audience. Technical writers typically use desktop publishing hardware to draft, edit, and lay out material and sometimes to design, print, and distribute it. They may manage individual or serial publications from first conception and content determination through distribution and coordinate the activities of other publishing personnel. Technical writers and technical editors often make final reviews of proposed publications for style, design, layout, and editorial aspects before release. Prepare original papers, articles, or reports in scientific, technical, or professional fields based on research, interviews with experts and program officials, and sometimes observation of or participation in tests and experiments. They also may prepare manuals for training in or guidance on the operation or maintenance of technical equipment and systems, or specifications for the development or purchase of such equipment and systems. Technical writers use their knowledge of the language and methods used in the specialized field to understand and work with technical information.

  • Obtaining, analyzing, and selecting the pertinent information.
  • Determining the most logical and effective sequence of the narrative.
  • Determining the overall length and tone based on the objectives, medium, and audience.
  • Writing material.
  • Consulting on or selecting illustrative material.
  • Preparing the material for publication.
  • Write technical direction on product announcements, marketing brochures, advertisements, and marketing specifications.
  • Meet with customer representatives, vendors, system engineers, and PMs to establish technical specifications.
  • Study drawings, specifications, mockups, and product samples.
  • Create user documentation for a variety of material, including how-to guides and instruction manuals. Prepare charts, graphs, or forms to go along with rough drafts.
  • Ensure document contents follow required formats.
  • Write clear and concise policies and procedures.
  • Ensure consistency of wording among multiple documents.
  • Create table of contents and cite sources.
  • Submit copies to managers for feedback.
  • Maintain electronic library or all signed documents and final presentations.
  • Provide updates and different editions as necessary.
  • Recommended Experience and Skills:
  • Technical writing experience within the DoD relative to information and/or business systems environment
  • Excellent writing skills and strong command of the English language, including grammar
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work well with other organizations and personnel with disparate backgrounds
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Strong technical, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Experience in MS Office software, including MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint required; experience in MS Project and MS Access
  • Minimum of a Secret security clearance, Top Secret preferred.
  • One of the following Education/Experience criteria must be met:
  • BA/BS, 10 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, 3 of which must be in the DoD
  • 15 years of directly related experience with proper certifications, 5 of which must be in the DoD.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willingness to travel if requiredJob ID: 2022-6572 External Company URL: http://credence-llc.com/

Keywords: Credence Management Solutions, LLC, Warner Robins , Technical Writer, Journeyman, IT / Software / Systems , Warner Robins, Georgia

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