• Technical Writer

    ASRC Federal Holding Company Warren, MI 48093

    Job #2231360327

  • ASRC Federal Field Services is seeking a full-time Technical Writer in Warren, MI.

    We are seeking a highly motivated candidate to provide technical writing for the development of prototype installation manuals for Ground Vehicles, Watercraft and Force Projection Equipment. The Technical Writer is to provide expertise in the functional area of technical manual development, illustration, and book publishing for the purpose of developing installation manuals that document the tools, processes and procedures needed to install prototype components on vehicles and equipment.

    Responsibilities:

    Working in a collaborative team, performing the following tasks:

    • The technical writer shall gather and disseminate technical information pertaining to the project assigned to them by meeting with engineers, reviewing prior manuals and meeting with designers.

    • The technical writer shall clarify the technical terms to ensure the warfighter in the field understands how the components shall be installed. This operation shall be completed thru reviews by the program and engineering team. After the rough draft of the manual is completed, the manuals shall be sent to the team for review. After the final draft is completed, it shall be sent to the team for publishing and distribution.

    • The technical writer shall use written, photographic and line drawing instructions which document the various prototype technologies on ground vehicles. The photographic and line drawings shall be annotated and relate back to the body of the document.

    • The technical writer shall include in the document, vehicle preparation, removal of existing equipment, installation of hardware, cabling, brackets, document parts lists, required tools and procedures and any notes, cautions and warning associated with the installation processes.

    • The manual shall contain installation, operation procedures to include power-up, shut down and verification of system health at the Operator/Crew and Field Levels of the revised prototype equipment, IAW MILSTD-40051-2, MIL-HDBK-1222C and AR 25-30. Army manuals change and updates may be required.

    • The technical writer shall send the illustrator either a marked up digital photo, line drawing or CAD drawing. The mark up shall be hand delivered or electronically delivered.

    Requirements:

    • Minimum of 5 years of related experience.

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) & MS SharePoint.

    • Proficiency with Adobe PDF software suite

    • Proficiency in PTC Windchill software.

    • Knowledge/proficiency with XML

    • Highly organized, attention to detail, ability to multi-task, and respond quickly to short deadline actions in a fast-paced environment.

    • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and follow up skills are critical.

    • Ability to work with project management and technical leads.

    • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.

    • Individual must meet government NAC and citizenship/permanent residency requirements to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance. Extensive background investigation will be performed as a requirement of the job.

    Experience with the following is considered a plus:

    • Knowledge of Government (DoD, US Army, TACOM) policies and procedures/ nomenclature, work methods, manuals, and other established guidelines.

    Education:

    • High School Diploma required

    ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.

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