DOEE Technical Writer Journeyman (523027)

Contract with Government of the District of Columbia
DOEE – 1200 1st Street NE Suite 500 Washington, DC 20002
Position closes 01/03/2018

US Citizens or Green Card Holders Only

Short Description:

6-10 years of experience.  Writes a variety of technical articles, reports, brochures, and/or manuals for documentation for a wide range of uses.

Skills/Required Years of Experience:

6-10 yrs writing design specs for complex systems (Required 6 years)
6-10 yrs expertise and support of MS Office (Required 6 years)
Bachelor’s degree in IT or related field or equivalent experience (Required 6 years)
Technical writer must be experienced in the field of the environment or regulation (Required 6 years)
Creating technical documents, including guidance, manuals, reports, website content, and response to public comments (Required 6 years)
Explain complex technical information in a clear and concise manner. (Required 6 years)
Work with technical staff to ensure accuracy of written descriptions (Required 6 years)
Provide feedback to subject matter experts on their writing in a way that enables them to revise effectively (Required 6 years)
Work with technical staff to ensure key points come across clearly and are not lost within important but relatively minor details (Required 6 years)
Plan, develop, organize, write and edit technical guidance, technical reports, operational procedures, and technical manuals, as well as webpages (Required 6 years)
Maintain a comprehensive library of technical terminology and documentation (Desired)
Analyze documents to maintain continuity of style and content (Required 6 years)
Manage updates and revisions to technical literature (Required 6 years)

As part of your application
Please describe experience and/or familiarity with water resources, especially stormwater and degradation and protection of surface water and ground water.
Please describe experience and/or familiarity with regulations, regulatory processes, and regulatory guidance, especially pertaining to environmental resources.
Please describe experience writing and editing technical guidance, manuals, reports, website content, and response to public comments.
Please describe your experience providing feedback and constructive criticism of others’ writing.
Please describe your experience managing multiple projects with competing deadlines.

Complete Description:

Responsibilities include writing content and working with subject matter experts to edit their content and assist with revision. Documents include technical guidance, technical reports, manuals, website content, responses to public comments, etc. Prefer background or familiarity with water resources and regulations.

1. Writes a variety of technical articles, reports, brochures, and/or manuals for documentation for a wide range of uses.
2. Coordinates the display of graphics and the production of the document.
3. Ensures content is of high quality and conforms to standards.

Background check is required, if selected for the position. There are no reimbursable expenses allocated to this position.

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