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GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

  • Edit, standardize, and make changes to material prepared by other writers on a variety of technical publications and engineering CDRL deliveries.
  • You will have to take and generate meeting minutes.
  • Assist in writing and editing technical documentation to include: training device descriptions, installation, operation, maintenance, and repair parts listings.
  • You will need to interpret engineering documentation to include mechanical and electrical drawings. Interact with hardware, electrical, and software engineers during document preparation.
  • You will provide inputs to graphic illustrators to generate artwork for inclusion in technical documentation.
  • Review manufacturer's catalogs, drawings, and other data relative to the operation, maintenance, and service of equipment.
  • Lastly, you will maintain records and files of work and revisions.  

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Researches and translates technical information into manuals and/or web-based documents for nontechnical and technical users.
  • Produces products that conform to the company documentation and quality assurance standards.
  • Developing professional expertise, applying company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues.
  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.
  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Builds productive internal/external working relationships.
  • Normally receives general instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new projects or assignments.
  • Other job duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: None

Experience and Skills

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Candidate must know MIL-STD-40051-2C Page-based technical manuals (Arbortext) 40051C DTD, FOSI, and XSL-formatting object stylesheets MS Office Suite
  • Maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by company and government requirements.
  • Communicate and interact effectively with hardware, electrical, and software engineers. 
  • Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to read, understand, and follow instructions.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to maintain knowledge, skills, and abilities as it pertains to your job. 

Preferred Skill Set:

  • XML experience

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Typically requires an Associate's degree and a minimum of 5 years of related experience

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Office and open cubical environment.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, mouse, phones).

Kratos Defense is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer. EOE, Minorities, Females, Vet, Disabled, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity or any other protected class.

All qualified job seekers are encouraged to apply. Kratos Defense is committed to America's veterans by providing opportunities for them to continue contributing after service to our nation. We also work to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.

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If you require accommodation to navigate or apply to our careers site, please send your request to HRAccessibility@kratosdefense.com or call 858-964-2916. Any inquiries not related to requesting an accommodation will be discarded.

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The company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

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