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Sr Eng Logistics Specialist I

McKinney, Texas


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  • Job Description:

    The Whole Life Engineering Directorate (WLED) is made up of several disciplines whose main objective is to influence hardware and systems early in their life cycle to assure effective operation, reliability, maintainability and economical ownership by the customer and end user.

    WLED seeks a Technical Writer who will develop, update, maintenance, operations and software administration technical manuals for multiple systems based out of McKinney, TX.

    Responsibilities will include the development of Army Technical Manuals using Microsoft Word, including but not limited to the following subject matter: system functional theory, operations, preventative and corrective maintenance, software maintenance, and illustrated parts breakdowns from compiled engineering technical reports, drawings, and parts lists.

    This individual will also participate in TM verification and validation, customer conferences to ensure manuals conformed to contract requirements, and peer reviews.

    In addition, he/she will assist in the development and updating of illustrations, graphics and flow diagrams to support documentation; support contract deliverable documentation; and coordinate with Subject Matter Experts to identify and provide technical manual documents to support Organizational tasks.

    Required Skills:

    • 4 years of demonstrated professional experience developing written technical content
    • Experience reading electrical schematics and engineering drawings
    • Experience with the development of technical documentation
    • Ability to travel up to 20% throughout the year
    • Must have an existing Secret level security clearance or be able to obtain a security clearance

    Desired Skills:

    • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
    • Experience working with multiple disciplines (Systems Engineering, Software, Field Service Technicians, Logistics, Mechanical Engineering, etc.)
    • Experience with Enhanced Automated Graphical Logistics Environment (EAGLE) and/or Eagle Publishing System (EPS)
    • Experience with Adobe FrameMaker and/or Illustrator
    • Experience with the development of training documentation
    • Experience in writing to military specifications
    • Experience with XML and/or S-1000D authoring
    • XML Schema Development.
    • Experience with PTC Arbortext.
    • Experience with Radars and related technologies.
    • Experience with Adobe Create Suite, Iso-draw, or CAD
    • Prior military service is a plus
    • Flexibility in work schedule based on program priorities

    Required Education (including Major):

    BA/BS in English, Journalism, Technical Writing, Engineering or STEM, or a major related to this job description. 8+ years of applicable professional experience may be considered in lieu of a BS/BA.

    This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

Business Unit Profile
Headquartered in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, IDS has 32 locations around the world. Its broad portfolio of weapons, sensors and integration systems supports its customer base across multiple mission areas, including air and missile defense systems; missile defense radars; early warning radars; naval ship operating systems; C5ITM products and services; and other advanced technologies. IDS provides affordable, integrated solutions to a broad international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland Security.

Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type

Administrative Services/Support
Business Administration
Communications & Corporate Affairs
Product Support
Publications & Graphic Arts
Research & Development
Systems Engineering
Training & Development

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
TX - McKinney

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