PDS Tech Inc Technical Writer/Editor - Secret, Woburn MA 01801 in Woburn, Massachusetts

PDS Tech Inc. is seeking a Technical Writer/Editor, in Woburn, MA 01801. Contact Elisabeth Laspe for details. 314-669-8020 elaspe@pdstch.com

12 month contract with possible extensions. Must have a Secret Clearance to qualify.

Summary:

The Whole Life Engineering Directorate (WLED) is made up of several disciplines whose main objective is to influence hardware and systems early in their life cycle to assure effective operation, reliability, maintainability and economical ownership by the customer and end user.

WLED seeks a beginning Technical Writer who will develop maintenance and operations technical manuals based out of Woburn, MA.

  • Responsibilities will include the development of Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs) using the Eagle Publishing System (EPS), including but not limited to the following subject matter:

  • System functional theory, operations, preventative and corrective maintenance, schematics, and illustrated parts breakdowns from compiled engineering technical reports, drawings, and parts lists. This individual will also participate in IETM validation, customer conferences to ensure manuals conformed to contract requirements, and scheduled peer reviews.

  • In addition, he/she will assist in the development of illustrations, graphics and flow diagrams to support documentation; support contract deliverable documentation; and coordinate with Technical Trainers to identify and provide technical manual documents to support Organizational Level training courses.

Required Skills:

2+ years of experience related to this job description collaborating and partnering with subject matter experts

Experience with Enhanced Automated Graphical Logistics Environment (EAGLE) and/or Eagle Publishing System (EPS).

Skills:

  • 12+ months of professional experience developing written content.

  • Experience with Adobe FrameMaker and/or Illustrator.

  • Ability to read electrical schematics and engineering drawings.

  • Experience with the development technical documentation.

  • Experience in writing to military specifications.

  • Experience in developing Class 3, Class 4 and/or Class 5 IETMs.

  • Experience with XML and/or S-1000D authoring.

  • XML Schema Development.

  • Experience with PTC Arbortext.

  • Experience with RADAR and related technologies.

  • Experience with Earned Value Management (EVM).

  • Experience as a BOE Developer.

  • Experience with Adobe Create Suite, Iso-draw, or CAD.

  • Experience with HTML authoring.

  • Prior military service is a plus.

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Required Education:

BS/BA in English, Journalism, Technical Writing or a major related to this job description. 8+ years of applicable professional experience in lieu of a BS/BA.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.