The Government Health and Safety Operation is currently seeking a technical writer to support a large healthcare contract in Windsor Mill, MD
Write and edit product, project, and technical infrastructure documents, including procedures, processes, functional descriptions, system specifications, reports, manuals, guidelines, training, business proposals, briefings and presentations, special reports, and other project deliverables to meet contract requirements.
Effectively communicate with document authors during the editing process and, when necessary, interview technical staff to obtain additional information required for the documentation.
Develop outlines and drafts for review and approval by technical specialists and management ensuring that final documents meet applicable contract requirements and regulations.
Edit and perform quality assurance for On Contract Growth (OCG) proposals. Files reviewed include the Technical and Price Proposals, Cost Volume, Bill of Materials (BOM), IT Factor, and the Quotes zip file. Consult with Proposal Manager to obtain additional information or for clarification, when needed. Verify that files adhere to correct naming standards and combine into two (2) .ZIP files for submission to the Contracts Manager.
Consult with relevant information sources, including library resources, technical and financial documents, and client and project personnel, to obtain background information, and verify pertinent guidelines and regulations governing project deliverables.
Manage the development and delivery of monthly, quarterly, and annual deliverables – perform technical edit and support quality reviews; perform document conversion to PDF and test for Section 508 compliancy, where needed.
Ensure documents meet editorial and government specifications and adhere to standards for quality, graphics, coverage, format and style. Will be responsible for entire projects and will work independently. Infrastructure technology procedures, processes, documents involve multiple procedural and technology specialties. Works to influence project/team leaders regarding templates, structure, content, design, process and/or approaches.
BA degree and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience. Experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
Experience using Federal government documentation and templates and Section 508 accessibility standards.
Experience with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid XLC processes and documentation standards and templates.
Intermediate experience with various documentation tools including MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Visio, SnagIt, and Adobe Acrobat.
All candidates supporting the CMS programs must have lived in the United States at least three (3) out of the last five (5) years prior in order to be considered.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:2000
Potential for Telework:Yes, 50%
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Writing and Editing
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