Alutiiq Technical Writer in Lorton, Virginia

Technical Writer

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Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

Candidate shall:

  • Develop, write, and edit material for reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, and related technical and administrative publications concerned with installation, operation, and maintenance of machinery and other equipment

  • Receive assignments from supervisor

  • Interview production and engineering personnel and reads journals, reports, and other material to become familiar with product technologies and maintenance methods

  • Review manufacturer's and trade catalogs, drawings and other data relative to operation, maintenance, and service of equipment.

  • Study blueprints, sketches, drawings, parts lists, specifications, mockups, and product samples to integrate and delineate technology, operating procedure, and production sequence and detail

  • Organize material and complete writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology

  • Review materials and recommends revision or changes in scope, format, and content

  • Maintain records and files of work and revisions, select photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material

  • Assist in laying out material for publication, arrange for typing, duplication and distribution of material

  • Edit, standardize, or make changes to material prepared by other writers.

  • Work independently on projects requiring research and preparation of briefing materials

  • Review maintenance completion reports for proper format and grammar prior to submission to the client

  • Correct all format and grammatical deficiencies in documents for submission to client

  • Transfer raw data into report format for review by Engineers and Planner/Estimators

  • Retrieve information required for report completion from storage locations

  • Organize all appropriate files in accordance with office policy

  • Upload all documents into SharePoint system for review

Communicate with Engineers and Planner/Estimators to ensure technical accuracy as necessary


Candidate must have:

-Must possess at minimum; Secret Clearance

-Must have experience with Microsoft Office Suite

-SharePoint Experience

-Excellent oral and written communication skills

-Strong willingness to learn new technology


-8+ years’ experience preparing official documents and/or publications for government clients

*Experience in the maintenance field is preferred

Job Location

Lorton, Virginia, United States

Position Type


We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws (“protected status”). Our management team is dedicated to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.