181420 - Technical Writer
CA-Southern California - San Diego
San Diego
6 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Technical Writer for an opening in Rancho Bernardo, CA.

" Researching and utilizing an interrelation/relationship database for writing remove/installation maintenance procedures; documenting and developing detailed operator, troubleshooting procedures, checklists, technical specifications, alert bulletins, training materials; and other procedures and reports.
" Collects and accumulates appropriate technical information through researching and analyzing technical data and publications, engineering drawings, test procedures, design specifications/documentation, software description documents, engineering documents and by interviewing technical experts.
" Ensures documents are developed in accordance with the requested specifications and contractual requirements, including development of any necessary illustrations, photographs, or other graphic representations.
" Ensures final materials clearly and effectively communicate the technical information and data to appropriate audiences.
" Ensures accuracy of documents. Corrects technical and editorial errors and may participate in rewrites as necessary.
" Coordinates technical reviews and approval signatures, which may include appropriate security classification prior to document distribution.
" Participates in developing and recommending new and/or modifications to documentation/communication policies and procedures.
" Presents document(s) to program management staff, makes related presentations, and assists in the document security classification
" process.
" Plans, schedules, coordinates and leads efforts of small-medium sized teams to complete projects.
" May represent the organization as a primary contact on contracts and projects.
" May provide direction and training to other staff members.
" Work with interactive electronic technical manuals (IETM) and publications; S1000D version 3.0+ and MIL-SPECs.
" Work with SGML/XML-type technical documentation
" Performs other duties as assigned or required.

" Typically requires education or formal training equivalent to the completion of an associate's degree in a related discipline and six or more years progressive experience in a technical field. May substitute equivalent professional experience in lieu of education/training.
" Must demonstrate a comprehensive technical understanding of military or commercial systems, and technical writing/editing principles, theories, standards and concepts.
" Must have strong working knowledge of the development of technical manuals and documentation and strong working knowledge of computer-based tools in the production of SGML/XML technical documentation.
" Experience with the following is a plus: PTCs Windchill, common source data base (CSDB), Arbortext Editor; SLICwave; CATIA; Microsoft Office; Microsoft Project.
" Must be customer focused and possess: (1) ability to grasp complex concepts quickly; (2) understanding and properly interpreting engineering drawings in both industry standard and non-standard formats, and government furnished information (GFI); (3) aptitude to work with an interrelational/relationship database; (4) capability to shift efforts in a quick and efficient manner; (5) ability to work with minimal supervision under extended periods of time; (6) understanding to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information; (7) strong organizational, analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document and report; (8) aptitude to identify issues and develop innovation solutions to a variety of complex problems; (9) strong knowledge of computer operations and applications.
" Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.

Accredited High School Diploma/GED


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Zachary Fasano
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x252 or (800) 927-9318 x252

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.