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Job #: R-00010507
Location: Augusta, GA
Category: Writing and Editing
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The Defense & Intelligence Group of Leidos has an opening for a Technical Writer in Fort Gordon, GA or Fort Campbell, KY.
The Technical Writer will perform a variety of writing, editing, and research duties in connection with the preparation of technical manuals and technical publications on the theory, installation, operation, and maintenance of a variety of complex electronics equipment or systems.

Primary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Write and edit technical manuals on the latest theories, developments, and concepts in the subject area. Provide training manuals and user guides for all audiences, including operators and maintenance technicians. Edit, validate, and incorporate newly developed training and technical manual material and red-line edits to update the latest operating procedures. Participate in the verification of new procedures at military installations and the Prime Contractors' facility. Support the management and placement of documentation on a military Web site.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of experience with technical writing for the Department of Defense.
Other requirements:
5+ years of experience with military technical writing
5+ years of experience with training material verification and editing
Knowledge of Army training and technical writing standards
Knowledge of Mil-Std 40051, Mil-HDBK 1222

Experience with writing and editing technical manuals
Ability to maintain accurate technical publications
Ability to manage multiple technical publications programs for complex systems
Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
Active DoD Secret security clearance
Ability to show Microsoft Office expertise
Ability to travel up to 25% - CONUS/OCONUS
Flexibility and patience in order to work in a high demand/volume work environment with changing priorities
Ability to work independently and collaborate as part of a team

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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