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Technical Writer/Editor

Job ID: 2117498
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Dec 2, 2021
Category: Communications
Subcategory: Technical Writer/Ed
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

PROGRAM AND POLICY briefings.SUPPORT

  • The Contractor will provide assistance in support of program and policy activities, and as annotated below.Assist AIR teams in developing materials, meeting minutes, reports and Assist in the design, produce, and reproduce forms, charts, tables, and other written materials including graphic presentations.
  • Assist in development of process documents and checklists.
  • Produce draft documents for review by AIR
  • Revise all documents to incorporate any changes requested by AIR.

 

PROOFREADING AND EDITING SUPPORT The Contractor will provide assistance in support for proofreading, editing and/or formatting of FAA developed documents.  These may include, but are not limited to:

  • Proofreading documents to ensure the accuracy of format, proper semantic/syntactic use, spelling, and punctuation.
    • Editing documents, to include: checking and correcting the content to ensure consistency, accuracy, and coherence; style; grammar; parallel structure; and cross-referencing, ensuring:
  • All documents are clear and comprehensible;
  • There is a logical development of subject matter;
  • The level of concept, expression, and vocabulary is appropriate for the target audience;
  • Conclusions drawn are valid and supported by reference to facts;
  • Conclusions are consistent and compatible with other documents, and conform to established Agency and departmental procedures and the Administrative Procedures Act.
  • Formatting documents in accordance with the United States Government Printing Office Style Manual; the appropriate Agency guidance material style guide, e.g., FAA Order 1320.46, Advisory Circular System; FAA Order 1320.1, FAA Directives Management; FAA Order 1000.36, and FAA Writing Standards, and other guides as appropriate.
  • Produce draft documents for review by AIR.
  • Revise all documents to incorporate any changes requested by AIR.

 

TECHNICAL WRITING SUPPORT The Contractor will provide assistance in providing technical writing services, to FAA Aircraft Certification Division (AIR) performing a variety of writing and editing duties. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Gathering necessary technical information from subject matter experts (e.g. aerospace engineers) as well as other technical writers/editors, team lead, attorneys, and/or management officials.
  • Assisting in preparation, writing, editing, researching, and developing and/or processing  documents such as Advisory Circulars (ACs), and regulatory/policy documents including  rule making notices, amendments, regulatory evaluations, exemptions, special conditions, and related supplementary material.
  • Overseeing the timely processing of these documents by tracking, monitoring, and reporting on their progress via computer databases.
  • Ensuring:
    • All documents are clear and comprehensible;
    • There is a logical development of subject matter;
    • The level of concept, expression, and vocabulary is appropriate for the target audience;
    • Conclusions drawn are valid and supported by reference to facts;
    • Conclusions are consistent and compatible with other documents, and conform to established Agency and departmental procedures and the Administrative Procedures Act.
  • Produce draft documents for review by AIR
  • Revise all documents to incorporate any changes requested by AIR.

 

Qualifications

Job Qualifications: HS Diploma w/ 12yrs experience Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and 10 years of direct aviation experience concerning flight operations and, as appropriate, experience as a pilot with a commercial or airline transport pilot rating. Bachelor’s Degree may be waived with 12 years of experience in performing the above duties.

US Citizenship required with the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance

Additional Notes:

Job location is 470 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC 20024. Or as directed by customer.

Required clearance is an SF-85P completed on site by the FAA.



COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.


Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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