Technical Publication Specialist 3 [2021-147]


Essential Functions:

• Create end-user documents in accordance with the company’s strategies and standards.

• Oversee the process of publications from initiation to release.

• Identify and implement required Technical Order (TO) 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.

• Partner with Engineers, Product Support Analysts, Drafters, and internal Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to create technical publications, operating manuals, user guides, quick reference material, application and technical notes, training materials, etc.

• Host in-process reviews and perform certifications and verifications of Technical Manuals with operators, peers, and customers.

• Participate in project meetings with direct interface with engineering and our government customer.

• Coordinate and handle multiple tasks and projects; and, provide guidance for the same to lPT members throughout the development lifecycle.

• Assist with the preparation of Rough Order of Magnitude or Basis of Estimates

• Perform related duties as required, e.g., support to integrated logistics functions, and training/mentoring of technical publication and product support personnel.

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

• Other duties as assigned.

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.

• Strong organizational skills with specific emphasis on attention to detail.

Required Experience:

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

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

• Working knowledge of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) tools, e.g., Windchill or equivalent.

• Familiarity with S1000D authoring and publishing – preferred.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

• Ability to travel to remote sites, e.g., Pillar Point Air Force Station, and Pt. Mugu.

• 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 which includes U.S. citizenship or U.S. naturalization.

• This position is located at Vandenberg Space Force Base, California

• Valid U.S. Driver’s License required.

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

5+ years

Vandenberg Space Force Base, CA




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