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Senior Technical Writer

Company: Torch Technologies
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Torch Technologies is currently seeking a Technical Writer to work in Huntsville, AL. This position is a Temporary on Call position, tasks will be irregular on a need basis. Hours per year will not exceed 900 hours. Some travel may be required.

Job Requirements

  • Expert knowledge with MIL-STD-40051; be able to identify changes needed to upgrade to current standard and have direct experience with large documents from start to finish.
  • Experience developing Army Technical Manual (TM), Depot Maintenance Work Requirement (DMWR), or Modification Work Order (MWO); tagged to XML, with clear understanding of format and requirements for publishing.
  • Recent hands-on experience with Arbor Text Editor, Ultra Edit, or similar text editors to work with Army supported document structures.
  • Capable of using IADS to view a document, but also use the built in or provided troubleshooting tools to ensure Standard is met.
  • Interface with engineers, program management, technicians, etc. across all aviation platforms.
  • Capable of interpreting engineering instructions and translating them to appropriate TM instructions.
    Experience with one or more of the following areas is considered beneficial:
    • Knowledge or capable of using Arbor Text, Ultra Edit, Iso Draw or Adobe Illustrator to create or manipulate document graphics.
    • Interpret engineering drawings and technical information to create step by step procedures as needed.
    • Organized and capable of keeping programs on schedule, keep track of program hours, and identify discrepancies.
    • Use online tools to research part numbers, national stock numbers, definitions, material use etc., to assist with incomplete or inconsistent data.
    • Good working relation with Pub Services, LOGSA, or any of the aviation platform pubs personnel.
    • Knowledge or capability to create code, scripts, or macros to automate repetitive actions during document build, to increase efficiency and productivity.

      Job Requirements

      Education and Experience Requirements
      • Bachelor's degree and minimum of 8 years of experience.
        Position requires that candidate meet requirements to obtain a final security clearance. Inability to obtain a security clearance will result in candidate being ineligible for this position

        COVID Policy: In accordance with the Executive Order 14042 on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, Torch Technologies is obligated to comply with the requirements that all employees be vaccinated from COVID-19. Prospective and/or new employees will be required to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination status or have an approved legal accommodation as a condition of employment prior to the start of employment.

        If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by sending an email to Thanks for your interest in Torch Technologies.

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