Technical Editor And Writer 2 - 18594 with Security Clearance

HII Mission Technologies
Williamsburg, Virginia
Apr 12, 2024
May 01, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Requisition Number: 18594 Required Travel: 0 - 10% Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt Security Clearance: Secret Level of Experience: Mid This opportunity resides with Fleet Sustainment, a business group within HII's Mission Technologies division. For 40 years, the U.S. Navy has entrusted HII to maintain and modernize the vast majority of its fleet. From small watercraft to submarines, combatants and aircraft carriers, our systems and maintenance experts help the Navy maintain a high state of readiness. And, we deploy with the most advanced technology and capability available. Meet HII's Mission Technologies Division Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense - the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that's right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you. Description As the nation's largest military shipbuilder, HII knows how integrate millions of parts, pieces and service from across the globe to complete a larger mission. Mission Technologies, a division of HII, is currently seeking a Technical Writer to work at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, VA. The selected candidate will work in support of Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division with their Depot Level Engineering efforts for NATO SEASPARROW Surface Missile System What You Will Do Writes, rewrites and/or edits technical documents such as technical procedure manuals, user manuals, programming manuals, service manuals, operational specifications, and related technical publications to communicate clearly and effectively technical specifications and instructions to a wide range of audiences. Acquires subject knowledge by interviewing product developers, observing performance of production methods, referring to technical specifications, blueprints, engineering illustrations, and trade journals. Oversees preparation of illustrative materials, selecting drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts. Conducts quality review of materials. Technical editing of Technical Repair Standards in accordance with MIL-DTL-24784/7 which includes but is not limited to; proofreading, collaborating on analyzing edits, implementing redlines (authoring), and troubleshooting format as required.
Perform reviews and technical editing of Technical Repair Standards to align all source documents into the same format.
Draft Engineering Change Proposals based on approved Engineering Investigation Request.
Support analysis and tracking of engineering inputs and metrics to support technical requirements and program reviews including: Performance and Organizational management metrics, Program resource support plans, Integrated Master Schedules, Program Briefings and Technical papers.
Provide continuous improvement of processes by analyzing/revising data and standard operating procedures.
Provide editing using the following but not limited to, Adobe FrameMaker, Adobe Illustrator, or AutoCAD.
Perform administrative reviews of Standard Operating Procedures and revise based on feedback reports.
What You Must Have Candidate must have either: Three (3) years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field;
Or one (1) year relevant experience with Masters in related field;
Or High School Diploma or equivalent and seven (7) years relevant experience.
Candidate must have Prior US Navy Technical Writing experience
Candidate must have at least three (3) years technical writing experience.
Candidate must be proficient in the following Microsoft Office software: Excel (Pivot Tables, Gantt Charts, Formulas), Word, Project, PowerPoint, Outlook
Candidate must be proficient in Adobe FrameMaker, Adobe Pro, Adobe Illustrator, or AutoCAD.
Candidate must have strong communication skills, verbal and written.
Candidate must be a self-starter mentality who will take initiative to learn, grow, and produce results with minimal supervision.
Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen
Candidate must have the ability to obtain valid U.S. government secret clearance.
Bonus Points for Having Five to seven years of technical writing experience
Current active US Government Secret security clearance
Previous experience with US Navy combat systems
Physical Requirements Job performance will normally require only minor lifting and carrying of boxes of records or equipment. Why HII We build the world's most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals. Recognized as one of America's top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people's safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you'll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career. Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive. Today's challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It's why we're focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. Do You Need Assistance? If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Additionally, you may also call 1- for assistance. Press for HII Technical Solutions.