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Technical Writer

Apply Now Job ID: 469720BR Date posted: Feb. 04, 2019 City: Moorestown State: New Jersey
Description:Develop new or update existing technical documentation IAW customer approved Bibliographies and applicable Style Guides. Capture new work by creating new technical documentation with little to no point of departure and across all programs. Primary task will be to develop new TMs in baselines, countries and programs where new type manuals are needed. In this primary area, develop Book Plan, identify all engineering source data (ECPs/ORDALTS, Weapon Specifications) and populate new TM structure by incorporating data that you have negotiated with and sought approval from with the government customer. Receives daily tasking from functional Team Leader. Obtains engineering source data (software and hardware) from iCASPER or CD/drives IAW bibliography. Reviews initial impact provided by review team and is tasked with finding all other impacts. Incorporate engineering source data into authoring database, conforming to the style guide and compose PDFs. Support review process by incorporating all directed comments. Act as go to person and SME. Performance expectations will be tied to product quality (as determined by the internal reviews) as the customer requires submission of perfect TMs.
Basic Qualifications:
EXPERIENCE/PERFORMANCE: Experience and proven superior performance in designing new technical manuals or products IAW government customer specifications. Proven superior performance in working in close concert with customer, developing new type manuals or products where there is little to no point of departure/starting point (ie. creating manuals from scratch). This is critical in the areas we are pursuing. Must be the go to person and able to reason and solve problems unilaterally.
TECHNICAL: Ability to convey complex, technical information effectively and succinctly in written form. Must be able to interpret, paraphrase and rewrite engineering source data into a form suitable for USN. Ability to write with XML and SGML editors, primarily FrameMaker and Arbortext. Ability to search, retrieve, update and store data to sharepoint repositories.
INTERPERSONAL: Must be able to work in an environment with a Team Leader as supervisor. Taking and following daily direction from functional Team Lead. Ability to obtain and maintain cooperative relationships with peers. Candidate must also possess good interpersonal skills (both for written and oral communications); and be capable of working independently or as part of a team. Must be able to hold up under intense scrutiny by government customer and stay positive, with Can Do Attitude.
WORK MANAGEMENT: Ability to organize effectively, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and complete tasks on time without daily supervision.
Desired Skills:
Technical knowledge of, and experience with the Aegis Weapon System and/or LCS Shipboard Systems/Subsystems/Equipment.

Self-motivated, eager to learn, and willingness to take on new responsibilities. Able to work independently with direction or as part of a team. Aegis stage 3-7 testing and/or Aegis instructor experience. Must be a fast learner and able to perform independently in a dynamic environment.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Hourly/Non-Exempt Business Unit: ESS6500 RMS Relocation Available: No Career Area: Publications and Graphic Arts Clearance Level: Secret Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: TEMPO: 5X8 - 5 days/wk 8 hrs/day (Flex & Rigid) Shift: First Apply Now

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