The Defense Group at Leidos has an opening for a Technical Writer in Fort Gordon, GA. 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.
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. 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.
- Bachelor's Degree and 4 years of experience. Additional directly related experience can offset the degree requirements.
- Active DoD Secret security clearance
- Knowledge of Army training and technical writing standards
- Knowledge of Mil-Std 40051, Mil-HDBK 1222
- Ability to maintain accurate technical publications
- Ability to manage multiple technical publications programs for complex systems
- Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
- 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.
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Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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