TECHNICAL WRITER II Job
Date: May 19, 2013
Location: Portsmouth, VA, US
Primary Location: Portsmouth, VA, US
Security Clearance: Secret
Clearance Status: Must be Obtainable
Schedule: Full Time
Type of Travel:
Percent of Travel Required: Up to 25%
Duties and Responsibilities:
Full-time, on-site Logistics Technical Writer with experience supporting Electronics System analysis, maintenance, and integrated logistics for the U.S. Coast Guard Command Control and Communications Engineering Center (C3CEN). Candidate will perform routine tasks associated with the Technical Engineering Development and Support Services (TEDSS) Contract for the development, integration, deployment and maintenance of new and existing U.S. Coast Guard Command, Control, Communications, Computer, and Information Technology (C4IT) systems. These technical writing support services are required by the U.S. Coast Guard's C3CEN located in Portsmouth, Virginia which is a Center of Excellence within the Coast Guard's C4IT Service Center.
Candidate must have technical writing experience, proficiency and knowledge of Electronics Components and systems. Candidate will provide support in the preparation and/or maintenance of systems documentation, procedures and methods, and maintenance of documentation libraries, as required. May provide documentation support services and contribute to the knowledge and understanding of proofreading including grammar and spelling. Provides support during the preparation and finalization of technical documentation, including specifications and user manuals. Candidate will provide Technical research, review and editing of technical publications and other logistics documents to a team in accomplishing Integrated Logistics Support Planning and Execution, which will include, but will not be limited to maintaining electronics systems during its life-cycle. This includes preparing and maintaining life-cycle documentation that will be used by depot level support facilities and other field personnel responsible for maintaining and supporting the system in the field and aboard ship.
Individual will also provide direct technical writing support in reviewing Planned and Corrective Maintenance Procedures, along with Drawings and other logistics documents to Product Lines, Core Technology Groups, and Communications Area Master Stations (CAMS). In supporting these organizations, candidate will work within a team of logistics and engineering analysts providing Acquisition and Sustainment support for Search and Rescue (SAR) Systems, Command Center Display Systems, Common Operational Picture (COP) Systems, COP Web Services System (CWSS), Port & Coastal Surveillance Systems, Vessel Traffic Systems (VTS), WATCHKEEPER, Differential Global Positioning Systems (DGPS), Remote Mission Systems, Communication Systems, Navigational Systems, Radar and Sonar sytems, and many other shipboard and shore-based electronics systems.
Candidate will also support C3CEN in providing services within a team for System Design, Development, Implementation, and Enhancement of Command, Control and Communications Systems; System Requirements Analysis and Development, Integrated Logistics Support Planning and Execution, System Life-cycle Maintenance Execution, Manufacturing and Assembly Services, Preparation of All Information Security and Certification and Accreditation Documentation and Support Required to Obtain Certification, Field Engineering Support, Training Support, Project Management Support, and System Performance Data Analysis.
The successful candidate will provide C3CEN Product Line Support for Electronics and Electrical Systems in a type desk environment responding to the logistics, maintenance and supply needs of the fleet. Candidate will provide Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) services as well as focusing on three functional areas: configuration, maintenance and technical documentation. Research will be accomplished using NE-TIMS, FEDLOG, HAYSTACK and client unique data management systems to identify manufacturer information and update documentation as required. Incumbent will attend and participate in shipboard system validations, Team Meetings and work groups as required to develop and improve processes. Successful candidate must be able to work in a shipboard environment to physically cite equipment nameplate data and verify the accuracy of technical publications. Incumbent provides management, customers and sub-contractors with logistics technology and information that ensures effective and economical support for products, service, equipment and systems. Analyzes contractual commitments, customer specifications and related information to identify and document configuration and support requirements. Reviews engineering designs and analyzes equipment characteristics. Utilizing numerous data management systems, verifies, researches and identifies supporting logistics documentation, cross referencing equipment nameplate data such as parts, manufacturer's ID and model numbers to support parts and allowance support and Technical Publications (TP) and Ship Information Booklets (SIB) for maintenance procedures on specific cutters and shore stations.
Education: High School Diploma, 4 years experience and the completion of studies from a technical institution. Substitute experience is the appropriate CG or DOD "A" or "C" technical school in lieu of technical institution. Demonstrated expert equates to a minimum of four years experience working with professional engineering and technical personnel developing and completing technical materials for publication using electronic equipment blueprints, drawings, parts list and specifications.
Must be able to obtain a SECRET clearance
This position is in support of future opportunities. As we get closer to filling this position, we will be contacting qualified candidates. If you are selected to interview, you will be contacted directly by a recruiter.
CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.
Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads
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