Senior Technical Writer

Concepts Beyond - Washington, DC (30+ days ago)


Position Overview

Concepts Beyond is in search of a Senior Technical Writer supporting the maintenance, enhancement, and development of an advanced Aviation Safety Data and Analysis program. The Technical Writer’s responsibility is to provide editorial support for a variety of technical documents such as briefing papers, records of meeting, standards, guidelines, and presentations to help convey information accurately to technical committees, working groups, and aviation rulemaking committees. The ideal candidate will be able to read and analyze highly technical materials and to create presentations of that information including user manuals, presentations, reports, or training documents.

Essential Functions

  • Write, edit, format and review a variety of technical documents to communicate clearly and effectively technical specifications and instructions to a wide range of audiences
  • Coordinate preparation of illustrative materials, selecting drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts to be used in conjunction with written materials to accurate convey complex technical information
  • Work directly with the project manager and government staff to ensure documents are following required standards and formats

Qualifications

  • 8+ years professional relevant editorial experience
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Proficiency with computer graphics and publications applications
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field from a US accredited institution
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and understand complex technical terms/materials

BONUS Skills:

  • Knowledge of FAA documentation formats, conventions and terms

Position Type: Full Time

Keywords: Aviation, Writing, Documentation, Report, Editorial Support, FAA, Government

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Aviation Safety: 1 year
  • Technical Writing: 3 years

Education:

  • Bachelor's

Location:

  • Washington, DC