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Technical Publication Specialist 3

Job Description ARES Corporation seeks an experienced candidate to support the operation, maintenance, and sustainment of the US Air Force's Launch Integrated Support Contract (LISC). As part of this team, your work will directly support Vandenberg Air Force Base's efforts to successfully launch rockets into space. Essential Functions: o The Technical Publications Specialist will be responsible for creating end-user documents and videos in accordance with the company's strategies and standards. o The position requires steering publications from initiation to release. o Based on a technical data package consisting of an Engineering Change Proposal (ECP), engineering drawings, and Logistics Management Information (LMI), identify and implement required Technical Manual (TM) development and changes using Adobe Frame Maker, Microsoft Word, and Adobe Illustrator. o Partner with Engineers, Product Support Analysts, Drafters, and internal Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to create technical publications, operating manuals, user guides, quick reference material, application and technical notes, training materials, etc. o Perform in-process reviews, and certifications and verifications of Technical Manuals with operators, peers, and customers. o Coordinate and support Engineering in Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment. Requires participation in project meetings with direct contact with the Engineering and Government customer. o Coordinate and handle multiple tasks and projects; and, provide guidance for the same to IPT members throughout the development lifecycle. o Assist with the preparation of Rough Order of Magnitude or Basis of Estimates o Perform related duties as required, e.g., support to integrated logistics functions, and training/mentoring of other product support personnel. o Perform data and configuration management activities associated with implementation of Technical Manuals. Required Skills Required Skills: o Ability to effectively work in a team environment; and, perform work and resolve problems with limited supervision. o Strong verbal and written communication skills; and, strong organizational skills with specific emphasis on attention to detail. o Proficiency with Adobe Framemaker, Illustrator, Acrobat Professional, and Microsoft Office applications, or other Desktop Publishing Programs. o Working knowledge of materials, components, assemblies, computer, and peripheral hardware designs - parts. o Working knowledge of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) tools, e.g., Windchill or equivalent. o Familiarity with S1000D authoring and publishing - preferred. o Some extended standing, and/or travel to local and remote sites. o The flexibility to work occasional non-duty hours or on weekends to support specific project requirements. o Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance which includes U.S. citizenship or U.S. naturalization. o Valid U.S. Driver's License required.   Required Experience o Bachelor's degree in Technical Communication or English; or, a combination of experience and education. o 5 or more years' direct experience in a Sustaining or Development Engineering environment.     Security Clearance Statement: Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance.   1502-199
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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