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Join a team with EXCELLENCE, LOYALTY and INTEGRITY!

CDI, operating through its CDI Marine Company and CDI-M&T Company subsidiaries, provides ship design, naval engineering, aviation engineering, and professional services to the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, and prime contractors who serve government agencies.

 

CDI Corporation is an EEO/An Affirmative Action M/F/D/V Employer

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Technical Writer position entails working on a project team to develop Technical Manuals (TM) designed to provide maintenance instructions for remove and repair actions.  This entails researching and organizing technical source data to accomplish technical writing / editing for the development of both original and updates to TMs.

GENERAL DUTIES:

  • Provide technical research and writing services in support of operating and maintenance technical manuals and other technical document development.
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings and models for military equipment
  • Read and comprehend logistics documents, technical manuals, and vendor information.
  • Perform research and revision of technical documents and technical manuals.
  • Observe technical maintenance activities and create/update operating and maintenance procedures from observed actions.
  • Write / edit technical documents and technical manuals.
  • Convert Word documents to XML.
  • Speak fluent English and possess good grammatical and vocabulary skills.
  • Ensure that deliverables adhere to quality standards and schedules.

MINIMUM SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma; a Degree in English or technical field is a plus.
  • 10+ years of experience developing military TMs using military documentation standards.
  • Proficient in XML / SGML tagging.
  • Proficient using Microsoft Word, and Excel.
  • Proficient in Arbortext.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings.
  • Functional knowledge of MIL-STD-3001.
  • Functional knowledge of S1000D is a plus.

 

SECURITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Applicant MAY be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance issued by the US Government. In addition to the security clearance, this position may require an additional background screening for base access.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • None

Type: Permanent

Reference ID: 4443