Technical Publications Specialist [2021-145]


Essential Functions:

The Technical Publications Specialist (TPS) will be responsible for supporting the development of end-user documents in accordance with the company’s strategies and Government standards through direct supervision.

The position requires supporting publications from initiation to release.

The TPS will:

• Identify and implement required Technical Manual (TM) development and changes using Adobe Frame Maker, Microsoft Word, and Adobe Illustrator based on a technical data package consisting of an Engineering Change Proposal (ECP), engineering drawings, and Logistics Management Information (LMI) data.

• Collaborate with subject matter experts, e.g., Operators, Engineers, Logistics Analysts, and Drafters to create technical publications, operating manuals, user guides, quick reference material, application and technical notes, training materials, etc.

• Assist with or perform in-process reviews, and Certifications and Verifications of Technical Manuals with operators, peers, and Customers.

• Coordinate and handle project publication activities, and provide guidance for the same to IPT members throughout the development lifecycle.

• Coordinate and support Engineering in the Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment. Requires participation in project meetings with direct Customer interface.

• Perform related duties as required, e.g., support to product support/integrated logistics functions.

• Perform data and configuration management activities associated with implementation of Technical Manuals.

Required Skills:

• Ability to effectively work in a team environment; and, perform work and resolve problems with limited supervision.

• Strong verbal and written communication skills; and, strong organizational skills with specific emphasis on attention to detail.

Required Experience:

• 0 - 2 years equivalent experience in a sustaining engineering environment – preferred

• Proficiency with Adobe Frame Maker, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat Professional, and Microsoft Office applications or other Desktop Publishing Programs

• Working knowledge of materials, components, assemblies, computer, and peripheral hardware designs – parts and associated drawings.

• Familiarity with Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) tools, e.g., Windchill or equivalent.

• Familiarity with S1000D authoring and publishing – preferred

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

• The flexibility to work occasional non-duty hours or on weekends to support specific project requirements

• Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance with includes U.S. citizenship or U.S. naturalization.

• Valid U.S. Driver’s License required

• Bachelor degree in Technical Communication or English or related field; or equivalent combination of experience and education.

<2 years

Patrick Space Force Base, FL




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