Job Description Summary/Work Environment/Physical Demands/Daily Activities:
This position will support technical manual development using ASD S1000D Issue 4.1 XML specification in order to create Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs) manuals provided by the government. The candidate will create new, update existing, and convert legacy technical manuals using the ASD S1000D Issue 4.1 XML specification. Understanding development of data modules and DTD/Schema a plus. The candidate will provide consultation and expert advice to mixed government and contractor technical Manual team. Must be able to mentor junior authoring personnel with little to no xml authoring experience, prepare draft material for internal review by subject matter experts and final review by customer, and utilize Arbortext, @Contenta,,Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office products.
The position requires the ability to work with tight deadlines with strong attention to detail with organizational skills. The candidate must be able to mentor junior authoring personnel with little to no xml authoring experience. The candidate will prepare draft material for internal review by subject matter experts and final review by customer. The candidate will utilize Arbortext, @Contenta, Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office products.
Job Requirements (Education/Experience/Skills/Certifications/Licenses):
Education: Bachelors Degree desired in an applicable technical field or equivalent experience and excellent written communication skills and a minimum of five (5) years technical writing/editing experience. In lieu of degree a total of 9 years of experience is required.
Experience in technical Documentation. Proficient in the use of word processing software or desktop publishing software. Arbortext xml, SGML, HTML experience a plus. Experience: Experience with XML authoring and ASD S1000D XML specification Issue 3.0 or higher. A minimum of nine (9) years' experience authoring USN maintenance information directly from engineering source data is required. Experience authoring NAVSEA technical manual development, delivery, and integrated logistics support (ARs, MIL STDs and MIL-PRFs, IETMs, DIDs, etc.) is required.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned this classification and are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees so classified. Other duties may be assigned. Job Descriptions are subject to change at any time.
It is the policy of JSL to recruit, interview, and hire a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer making decisions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran or any other protected class under relevant federal, state and local laws. In addition, JSL complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by adhering to the principles of Affirmative Action and by making reasonable Workplace accommodations for the disabled when possible.
JSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSL offers competitive salaries and a supportive benefits package to our eligible employees, which includes:
Long/Short Term Disability Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts
401(k) Savings Plan
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
* Benefits listed above are subject to change