Proposal Technical Writer, URS

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Proposal Technical Writer

Company:      URS Corporation
Location:     Huntsville, AL (map it!Map it!)
Employee Type:     Full-Time
Industry:     Defense – Aerospace     Ref ID: EGG66248
Manages Others: Not Specified
Job Type:     Professional Services, Information Technology, Design, Legal
Req’d Education: 4 Year Degree
Req’d Experience: Not Specified
Req’d Travel:     Not Specified
Relocation Covered: Not Specified
Base Pay:     N/A

Job Description
Interest Category: Business Operations/Admin/IT

Job Description:
URS is looking for a Technical Writer to join our team. This position will primarily perform technical writing and editing for proposals as well as plan, design, write, edit, proofread and finalize documents, technical manuals, orders, specifications, modification work orders, and test plans, procedures and results. Essential Responsibilities:1.Interfaces with technical professionals in the writing, editing, and publication of various types of documents such as specifications, manuals, reports, plans, training material and presentations.2.Researches a variety of assigned topics and develop writing plans and outlines.3.Assists in the development of supporting materials (illustrations, tables, etc.).4.Tracks and monitors flow of all documents from inception to distribution of final copies. Identifies and corrects problem areas as they arise.5.Provides quality assurance check for all document deliverables.6.Participates regularly in department and company-wide proposal writing projects. May serve as proposal coordinator for large production efforts.7.Utilizes appropriate computer software for document test production. Investigates and implement best ways to product documentation electronically.8.Provides technical writing/editing support to other Company contracts when workloads permit.9.Establishes and maintains electronic and/or hardcopy data library of documents and work order files for documents received for processing.10.Performs all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Job Requirements
Minimum Requirements:
Education:Bachelors degree.Experience:At least six (8) years of experience in technical writing and editing for proposals as well as editing and managing technical documentation and operator/maintenance manuals for military systems and equipment. Knowledge of applicable military standards, specifications and test practices is required. Must be able to conceptualize, format, structure, write, edit and finalize technical manuals, orders, specifications, modification work orders, and test plans, procedures and results. Excellent written communication skills; working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications; organization skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required. Position may require travel. Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.

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