Gromelski and Associates, Inc.

Technical Writer

US-VA-Chesapeake
1 month ago
ID
2017-1041
# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering

Overview

Creates technical information to support development of Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs) for the AN/SQQ-89 Sonar Set. Also performs related tasks to support development of auxiliary equipment technical documentation. Develops technical procedures, user and service manuals, and related technical publications. Communicates technical data clearly and effectively to a wide range of audiences.  Captures and documents operational and maintenance related information to support the introduction of new technology to the US Navy fleet.

Develops technical content in multiple disciplines including: general descriptions, controls and indicators, functional description, maintenance procedures, system operation descriptions, LAN operation and troubleshooting, system troubleshooting, and corrective maintenance procedures.

Responsibilities

The following skills are required:

  1. Ability to write using clear and concise language that adheres to customer-established standards and conventions.  Knowledge of the English language, grammar, usage, and composition.
  2. Ability to acquire and verify subject matter content by interviewing workers engaged in developing products and services; observing production methods; and referring to blueprints, sketches, engineering drawings, notes, manuals, and similar publications.
  3. Ability to write technical content for procedure manuals, and related technical publications that describe the operation, and maintenance of electronic, electrical, and mechanical equipment.
  4. Ability to define required graphics, photographs, tables, figures, and engineering drawings and/or create graphic materials using applications such as PowerPoint and Photoshop.
  5. Ability to perform review and Quality Assurance (QA) tasks to support development of technical documentation for US Navy ships.

 

The following skills are highly desirable:

  1. Experience with HTML, XML, and content management systems
  2. Experience utilizing the products and tools for tablet delivery
  3. Familiarity with MS Office Suite
  4. Experience with NAVSEA forward fit / back fit AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 Sonar system equipment, including SIPS, (V)15, AN/SQQ-28, AN/SQR-19, MK116, and AN/SQS-53C or ARCI
  5. Experience with technical manual development for network based systems

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in related discipline or equivalent US Navy Sonar experience.

Candidates must have an active Secret level security clearance.

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