NANA Regional Corporation Technical Writer and Editor (Active Clearance required) in Livermore, California

Title Technical Writer and Editor (Active Clearance required)

Job Number 391BR

Location Livermore, CA

Employment Type Full-Time

Job Family Communications and Marketing

Company Overview AIS is actively seeking individuals who can contribute to national security within the science, technology, and engineering fields as part of our supplemental labor team at vital federal research and development installations supporting the Department of Energy. AIS has an established history of contributing to the success of their customer’s mission. Available employment opportunities may range from administrative and logistical support to advanced technical positions.

Job Summary

Creates, develops, plans, writes, and edits operational, instructional, maintenance, or test procedures for paper, multimedia, or web-based publication. Gathers and translates technical information into manuals and web-based documents. Works with writers and researchers to improve the general quality and effectiveness of communications.

Job Specifications

Writes, edits, or rewrites, either as original concepts or under direction, technical articles, publications, manuals, presentations, and other materials to communicate clearly and effectively technical procedures, research findings, technical developments, and other news and information to a wide range of internal or external audiences. Acquires or verifies subject knowledge by interviewing subjects; observing experiments or production; and referring to blueprints, sketches, engineering drawings, journals, rewrites of articles, bulletins, manuals, or similar publications. Interprets and administers documentation and communication policies and procedures. Exercises quality control over documents intended for external distribution. Provides line technical writing support. May execute documentation configuration management. May serve as classified or unclassified review officials, as certified.

Knowledge, Skills, Ability

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple, competing priorities. Ability to model behaviors that reflect Sandia National Laboratories' core values. Knowledge of standard theories, principles, and practices of technical editing and science writing. Experience and demonstrated skill in technical writing and editing. Demonstrated project management knowledge and experience coordinating publication projects, including establishing and maintaining budgets and schedules, and experience juggling the demands of multiple work priorities and working effectively under pressure. Knowledge of Sandia and U.S Department of Energy and Department of Defense publication policies, practices, and procedures, including copyright laws. Experience conducting research, investigating, and analyzing alternative solutions, and recommending solutions to problems. Knowledge of Sandia's programmatic directions and requirements. May have working or specialized knowledge of Sandia's science and technology. May possess cross-disciplinary skills in developing communication products, including graphic design, website development and administration, and databases.

Minimum Qualifications (Required) Relevant 4-year degree or commensurate experience in the field of writing and editing.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q Clearance

Preferred Qualifications (Desired) Experience working with classified information. Advanced MS office skills (MS Word)

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify the Human Resources Department

Anticipated Contract Duration 1-2 years

Removal Date 02-Jul-2019