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Technical Writer

Job ID: 218166
Location: MIDDLETOWN, RI, United States
Date Posted: May 27, 2021
Category: Wage Determination (SCA)
Subcategory: Service Contract Act
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking an experienced Technical Writer to join our team in support of work taking place for the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport’s Propulsion Test facility (PTF) in Middletown, RI. The Technical Writer will work with engineers to obtain an in-depth understanding of test procedures and processes, author and edit technical procedure documents and templates, and work to help document engineering processes into formal technical documents. 

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Extract technical and process information and decisions from others and set and work towards delivery dates.
  • Conversion of documents to PDFs and application of electronic signature panels.
  • Development of forms in Adobe.
  • Manage timelines, meet delivery dates, and work effectively with multiple concurrent tasks.
  • Manage updates and revisions to technical documents.
  • Analyze documents to maintain continuity of style of content.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and three (3) years’ experience; Four (4) years of additional related experience will be considered in leui of a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Three (3) years of Technical Writing experience, including: analysis, updates and revisions of technical documents.  
  • Experience with Adobe.
  • Expert in Microsoft Word, including demonstrated experience using: Styles to control formatting; Developer Tab functions including Restrict Editing; Quick Parts; Content Controls to lock and constrain document sections; Multi-level lists; A strong understanding of the features and limitations of the software.
  • The ability to extract technical and process information and decisions from others, set and work towards delivery dates, and be self-directed are necessary in this position.
  • Ability to deliver high-quality documentation, paying attention to detail.
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Skilled at prioritization and multi-tasking.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field preferred.
  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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