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Technical Writer 3 (Specification Writer 3) - 5853

Technical Writer 3 (Specification Writer 3) - 5853 Location: Hampton, VA, US, 23605 Company: HII's Mission Technologies division Requisition Number: 5853 Required Travel: 0 - 10% Employment Type: Full Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt Hours Per Week: 40 Security Clearance: Ability to Obtain Level of Experience: Entry Employee Referral Bonus Amount: ERP Amount: $1,000 Who We Are Mission Technologies, as division of Huntington Ingalls Industries is are seeking a Specification Writer too develop procedures used for the operation of equipment and systems aboard modern nuclear submarines, and other manuals used for training of personnel and maintenance of these systems. As new or modernized equipment is installed aboard submarines, the Specification Writer examines the technical documentation (drawings, specification sheets, etc.) and procedures (technical manuals, component procedures and descriptions, etc.) supplied by vendors and system/equipment design engineers and agencies to develop standardized procedures and manuals to be used by sailors aboard the submarine and maintenance personnel who will be maintaining and testing these systems. The Specification Writer works with other writers, engineers, supply vendors, and the Navy to ensure the best and complete information is made available to the submarine fleet. #LI-CJ1 *EP *MV *TL What You Will Do Prepares specifications from engineering change notices, customer specifications, and/or published data sheets. Maintains customer specifications files; reviews customer drawings and data; translates customer language into standard procedures and product flow. Prior Aircraft carrier experience in engineering, reactor, or combat systems department (Ford Class preferred). Experience operating or maintaining Machinery Control Monitoring System. Familiarity with ship control and communication systems. Familiar with CVN (Ford Class) Deck equipment, Elevators who can read drawings, communicate clearly. The ability to grasp the concepts of equipment description and operation and TMCR contract requirements for content. The ability to mentor co-workers. Experience working with NNS towards resolving critical technical issues that are presented in technical manuals aboard carriers. Onsite working in office for training and remote working is available when sufficient in your job duties. What You Must Have High School Diploma or equivalent and 4 years additional education and/or related experience. Bonus Points Experience with Naval ships and be familiar with the following systems onboard aircraft carriers: Reactor, combat systems, machinery control monitoring system, deck equipment and elevators. The ability to grasp the concepts of equipment description and operation and TMCR contract requirements for content The ability to effectively communicate with co-workers to obtain resources needed to complete task. Experience working with NNS towards resolving critical technical issues that are presented in technical manuals aboard carriers. Physical Requirements Job performance may require working in an industrial or shipboard environment. Must be capable of climbing ladders, and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances. HII’s Mission Technologies division develops integrated solutions that enable today’s connected, all-domain force. Capabilities include C5ISR systems and operations; the application of AI and machine learning to battlefield decisions; defensive and offensive cyberspace strategies and EW; unmanned, autonomous systems; LVC solutions; platform modernization; and critical nuclear operations. Together, HII's domain expertise and advanced technologies support mission partners anywhere around the globe. For more information, visit tsd.huntingtoningalls.com. HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions

Category: Technical Writer

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NOTE: The following description is a GENERAL Overview of this career and not a description of a particular job posting.

The primary role of the Technical Writer is to produce quality project reports through writing, editing, composition, and format preparation of large amounts of complex data to achieve clear and readable technical reports. These reports are typically generated during field operations or in support of engineering tasks. The writing of operational reports shall be proactive as the operation is performed. The technical writer will create drawings, capture and arrange photographs, generate QA forms, and perform numerous other duties.
Education
• An Associate degree in a discipline associated with technical report generation from an accredited college or university.
Qualifications
• Minimum of five years of experience in technical report preparation. Three years of this experience shall be with salvage, diving, ocean engineering, or related matters. Two additional years of experience may be substituted for the educational requirement.
• Excellent communications skills.
• Skilled in the use of computers and Microsoft Office Suite.
• Must be able to obtain authorization to operate company vehicles.
• Must be able to obtain a U.S. Government clearance.
• Work is normally performed in a typical office/warehouse work environment but may be performed in an off shore environment.
• Limited to moderate physical effort required.
• Limited to moderate exposure to physical risk.
• Must be able and willing, to travel worldwide, on short notice for indefinite periods of time.