Technical Editor - Dahlgren, VA in Dahlgren, VA at RCS Corporation

Date Posted: 1/10/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Dahlgren, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/10/2020

Job Description

Job ID: #16877

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Technical Editor located in Dahlgren, VA. This is a Direct Hire permanent position. 

Who We Are
RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

Job Summary:

Our Client is seeking a Technical Editor in Dahlgren, Virginia to perform writing and editing of technical documentation as well as word processing and formatting using Microsoft Office Suite. 

Responsibilities may include:

  • Interfacing with technical professionals in the writing, editing, and publication stages of various types of documents
  • Developing writing plans and outlines
  • Assisting in the development of supporting materials such as illustrations and tables
  • Assisting in collecting and organizing information for preparation of technical manuals, electronic technical manuals, training materials, installation guides, instructions, and reports
  • Maintaining and updating documents as necessary
  • Gathering, analyzing, and composing technical information
  • Conducting research and ensuring the use of proper technical terminology
  • Translating technical information into concise documents utilized by technical and non-technical personnel
  • Performing all other duties and tasks as assigned

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Four (4) years of experience in writing, editing and managing technical documentation
  • Must be able to format, structure, write, edit and finalize technical instructions
  • Excellent written communication skills; working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications
  • Excellent organization skills, and the ability to perform detail-oriented work are required
  • The selected candidate must possess the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance

RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.

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