At a glance
Location: US-VA-Sterling
Posted: 4/19/2021
Closing: 5/18/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Employment Type: Contractor
Experience: Not Specified
Technical Writer- Secret Clearance
ACS Solutions
Job description

Job Description:

  • Analyzes, designs and develops technical publications for one or more type documents of moderate complexity using established procedures.
  • May be considered a specialist in a specific publication product or a generalist in multiple publication products. Self-directed and provides guidance to team members.
  • Assists in the development of policies, guidelines, and procedures to ensure quality and cost control.
  • Normally receives little instruction on day to day work, general instructions on new assignments. Participates in determining objectives of assignments. Plans, schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives. Work is reviewed upon completion.
  • Obtains and analyzes engineering source data utilized for product development.
  • May prepare product outlines and estimates to support product development and planning.
  • Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Candidates will be required to develop and update Technical Publications and Training Documentation in accordance with various military standards, Technical Manual Contract Requirements (TMCRs) and Data Item Descriptions (DIDs). Publications and documentation will include (not limited to) the following:
  • Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Manual
  • Planned Maintenance System (PMS)
  • Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Manuals
  • Inspection Requirements
  • Technical Work Cards
  • Training System Support Document (TSSD)
  • Instructor Operator Handbook (IOH).

  • Candidates may be required to develop Contract Data Requirements Lists (CDRLs) in accordance with DD Form 1423, Annex to Exhibits, and DIDs for the following:
  • Initial Support Kit List (ISKL) – DI-ALSS-81529 and DI-SESS-81758A
  • Proposed Spare Parts List (PSPL) – DI-ILSS-80134A
  • Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) Management Plan – DI-MGMT-81948
  • Bill Of Materials (BOM) for DMSMS Management – DI-PSSS-81656A
  • Training Equipment Change Directive (TECD) – DI-CMAN-81269A
  • Equipment Inventory Record (EIR) – DI-ILSS-81251
  • Inventory/Utilization Data Report (IUDR) – DI-MISC-81107A
  • Training Equipment Summary (TES) – DI-MISC-81184.

Job requirements

Mandatory Requirements

  • Proficient using Microsoft Office 2013 or 365 (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Active US DoD Secret Clearance.

Preferred Requirements Working knowledge of:

  • Adobe FrameMaker
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • AutoCAD
  • CorelDraw
  • Microsoft Project 2013
  • PTC Arbortext Editor
  • Tortoise SVN.



  • HS Diploma/Equivalent plus FIVE years relevant experience