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Specification Writer 2 - 5963

Specification Writer 2 - 5963 Location: Hampton, VA, US, 23605 Company: HII's Mission Technologies division Requisition Number: 5963 Required Travel: 11 - 25% Employment Type: Full Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt Hours Per Week: 40 Security Clearance: Confidential Level of Experience: Entry Employee Referral Bonus Amount: ERP Amount: $1,000 Who We Are Come join Mission Technologies, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries! Where hard stuff is done right! Mission Technologies is currently seeking a Specification Writer 2 for entry level to develop Commercial and Military Technical Documentation in support of the following programs: Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) and Large Deck (L-Deck) Planning Yard, Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD), Orca XLUUV, US Army Publishing experience, and various OEM technical manuals. The selected candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a CONFIDENTIAL level security clearance. 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. What You Must Have High School Diploma or equivalent and 2 years additional education and/or related experience. Bonus Points Proficiency in the use of personal computers using word processing, graphics, and desktop publishing software. Experience with developing industrial and/or military specifications/procedures/manuals, and being familiar with equipment and system engineering drawings is preferred. Any experience using Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML) is highly desired. 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 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

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.
• An Associate degree in a discipline associated with technical report generation from an accredited college or university.
• 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.