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BAE Systems Technical Editor/Documentation Specialist in California, Maryland

Job Description

The selected candidate develops, writes, and edits material for reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, instruction books, catalogs, and related technical and administrative publications concerned with work methods and procedures and the installation, operation, and maintenance of machinery and other equipment.

  • Receives assignment from supervisor, observes production, developmental, and experimental activities to determine operating procedure and detail.

  • Interviews production and engineering personnel and reads journals, reports, and other material to become familiar with product technologies and production methods and reviews manufacturer and trade catalogs, drawings and other data relative to operation, maintenance, and service of equipment.

  • Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, parts lists, specifications, mock ups, and product samples to integrate and delineate technology, operating procedure, and production sequence and detail, organizes material and completes writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.

  • Reviews published materials and recommends revisions or changes in scope, format, content, and methods of reproduction and binding.

  • Maintains records and files of work and revisions, selects photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material.

  • Assists in laying out material for publication, arranges for typing, duplication and distribution of material.

  • Writes speeches, articles, and public or employee relations releases; edits, standardizes, or makes changes to material prepared by other writers personnel.

This position is located in scenic and historic Southern Maryland in the St. Mary's County Technology Corridor adjacent to the Patuxent River Naval Air Station.

There is no monetary relocation assistance budgeted for this position. Applicants must be currently residing in or state willingness to relocate self to St. Mary's County, Maryland or surrounding areas.

Please be sure to address all requirements of posted requisition in resume. Only resumes that include all requirements will be considered.

Typical Education & Experience

High School Diploma and 4 years experience with technical writing and editing

Required Skills and Education

High School Diploma and 4 years experience with technical writing and editing

Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Experience using Adobe Acrobat

Ability to obtain and maintain the required security clearance

Preferred Skills and Education

Experience writing DOD Technical Manuals

Experience with ATIS

Experience with TDMIS

Experience working on DOD contractor proposals

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we dofrom intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That s BAE Systems. That s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

Technical Editor/Documentation Specialist


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