Technical Writer (TW) Skill Level 1

Location: Ft. Gordon, GA
Date Posted: 02-05-2016
Responsible for the preparation, review, revision, and maintenance of technical documents including software and systems engineering, system operations, testing, and user documentation. Writes and edits technical documentation for all of the project’s hardware and software to include installation, configuration, and how-to documentation. Creates code documentation for software; produces implementation guides and end-user guides for capabilities; provides field, data, definition, data flow documentation, formats technical publications from pamphlets, technical drawings, and consultations with technical personnel and other available resources.
 
The Level 1 Technical Writer (TW) shall possess the following capabilities:
  • Understand basic concepts (to include basic grammar concepts), responsible for writing technical copy for various types of documents
  • Gather technical information and prepare written text
  • Maintain a current internal documentation library
  • Use multiple word processing and presentation tools such as MS Word, PowerPoint, and Visio etc.
  • Understand basic concepts and write technical copy for various types of documents for a program/project of similar complexity
  • Prepare and maintain operations documentation, user guides and manuals, and technical publications
  • Prepare reports, responses, and briefings targeted to a wide range of audiences
  • Work with developers to produce quality documentation and training materials
  • Coordinate layout and design of documents
  • Work on all phases of documentation

Requirements:
  • Two (2) years of experience as a TW in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity are required. Associate’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Two (2) years of additional TW experience may be substituted for an Associate’s degree.  

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