Full Job Description
Edgewater Federal Solutions is a privately held government contracting firm located in Frederick, MD. The company was founded in 2002 with the vision of being highly recognized and admired for supporting customer missions through employee empowerment, exceptional services and timely delivery. Edgewater is ISO 9001, 20000-1, 27001 certified, appraised at CMMI Level 3 Maturity for Development and Services, and has been named in the Top Workplaces in the Greater Washington Area Small Companies for 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021.
Edgewater Federal Solutions is currently seeking a Technical Writer to work with our federal clients supporting the Department of Energy.
Writes, rewrites and/or edits technical documents such as technical procedure manuals, user manuals, programming manuals, service manuals, design and architectural specifications, and related technical publications designed for a wide range of audiences.
Acquires subject knowledge by interviewing product developers, observing performance of production methods, referring to technical specifications, blueprints, engineering illustrations, and trade journals.
Oversees preparation of illustrative materials, selecting drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts. Conducts quality review of materials.
Translates complex data into user-friendly text for print and electronic publications, such as technical journals, user and training manuals, government proposals, and position papers.
Develops cataloging systems, and maintains records, files, electronic media and archiving of information for publications.
Assists in preparing material for technical seminars and business forums.
May be called upon to assist in technical or business presentations in such meetings as business or customer needs require.
Selects or recommends use of layouts, graphics, drawings, tables, exhibits, illustrations, charts, or storyboards to amplify or clarify publications objectives.
Experienced with frequent use and application of technical standards, principles and theories.
Works under general supervision, providing solutions to technical problems of moderate scope/complexity.
Bachelor's (or equivalent) with 2 - 4 years of experience, or a Master’s with 0 - 2 years of experience. In lieu of a Bachelor’s an additional 4 years of experience is required or an Associate’s and 2 years of experience.
Career level with a complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories and concepts.
Working under only general direction, provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.
Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.
Bachelor's (or equivalent) with 5 - 7 years of experience, or a Master's and 3 to 5 years of experience. In lieu of a Bachelor’s an additional 4 years of experience is required or an Associate’s and 2 years of experience.
Considered an emerging authority, who applies extensive technical expertise.
Develops technical solutions to complex problems.
Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignment.
Bachelor's (or equivalent) with 8 - 10 years of experience, or a Master's with 6 - 8 years of experience. In lieu of a Bachelor’s an additional 4 years of experience is required or an Associate’s and 2 years of experience.
It has been and continues to be the policy of Edgewater Federal Solutions to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, and/or other status protected by applicable law. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, as a condition of employment, all employees are required to be fully vaccinated. An employee is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or one week after receiving a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine. All newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination.