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Technical Publication Specialist (Hybrid Schedule)

Company: ProActive Technologies, LLC
Location: Oviedo
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

At Proactive Technologies, we are a group of innovative and quality-driven engineers and professionals with a passion for helping our clients. Since 1996, ProActive has offered state-of-the-art software and hardware design engineering, logistical and management support services in the simulation and training sector for Government and private industry. Proactive Technologies provides a competitive salary structure, comprehensive healthcare and wellness benefits, retirement savings plan, Paid Time Off (PTO), Holidays and more. We are an employee-owned company where employees share in the success of their commitment to the company's mission. Our company is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of background, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish. ProActive Technologies has an immediate opening for full-time TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS SPECIALIST to support upcoming programs and projects.Under the supervision of the Project Engineer and Chief Engineer, the Technical Publications Specialist will support the engineering function in controlling, tracking, reviewing, technical editing, and establishing technical reports, brochures, and/or manuals for internal documentation, customer reference, or external publication.

  • Must be able to research and evaluate available internal and external technology tools, resources, and literature to aid in collecting, maintaining, tracking, controlling, and retaining technical documentation.
  • Must be able to collaborate with content providers within and across functional departments. Review newly created or edited content for publications with appropriate resources, and coordinate with other functional departments the reproduction and distribution of materials.This position will be based out of our headquarters located in Oviedo, Florida and requires an onsite office presence, with a Monday - Friday hybrid work schedule (Currently 3 Days in Office/ 2 Days Home).Starting Salary Range $50,000-$70,000 (depending on experience)Responsibilities Include:
    • Create, maintain, and manage a documentation system which classifies and organizes technical publications for systematic user access and tracking. Classifies and codes technical documentation. Communicates and provides training to technical publication content providers on system access, design, and objectives. Communicate documentation status to management and team members
    • Control and organize technical publications and content material submitted for creating or editing new or existing technical documentation
    • Establish timelines for content input and follow-up with content providers to ensure timely publication of technical documentation
    • Edit and complete writing assignment according to a set of standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology. Maintain records and files of work and revisions; select photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material
    • Assist in laying out material for publication; and arrange for typing, duplication, and distribution of material
    • Incorporate content into documents in an established or defined format while ensuring a professional look, grammatical accuracy, comprehensibility by users, and orderly layout. Technical information content may be generated by engineers and other technical experts from existing source documentation, notes, drawings, or manuals containing operating procedures and details
    • Collect, edit, and write publication content for standardized reports, manuals, briefs, or proposals, and related technical publications related to contract(s) and company operations; including but not limited to, operational methods and procedures, installation, and maintenance of software and equipment or products
    • Conduct training for content providers and management users on the classification and coding system for technical documentation
    • Assist in technical editing of other documentation, brochures, processes, and other projects in support of other business or operations initiatives
    • Research a variety of resources to aid in the development of technical documentation such as manufacturers' catalogs, drawings, sketches, parts lists, specifications, mockups, and historical references such as archived manuals, notes, etc.Required Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and/or training
      • A minimum of five (5) years of related experience in maintaining and controlling documents, creating, editing, and coordinating content requirements for technical publications, manuals, or other company resource documentation
      • Experience with US Department of Defense (DoD) documentations and standards
      • High-level competency with Microsoft Office products; particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint
      • Capable of obtaining and maintaining US Department of Defense (DoD) secret security clearance
      • US Citizenship is requiredPreferred Qualifications:
        • Working knowledge in MS Outlook and MS Project
        • Competency with configuration management and collaboration tools (e.g., Share Plan, Vault etc.) and/or other documentation control and retention resources
        • Technical writing capability with respect to training systems (e.g., Operational Flight Trainers, maintenance trainers etc.) and/or processes (e.g., AS9100, CMMI, ISO 9001 etc.) Other Important Need-to-Know Information:
          • Pay is commensurate with relevant education and experience
          • ProActive Technologies is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
          • ProActive Technologies is an Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.
          • Employment offers are contingent upon satisfactory verification of criminal, education, driving, and/or employment background checks, as well as passing results from a pre-employment drug screen.ProActive Technologies is a secure career choice. We have steadily expanded our staff, job sites, services, and client base over the last 20 years, including growing by 42% during the global economic crisis. We offer a great package to those who come aboard with us. ProActive Tech Compensation and Benefits include:
            • Competitive Salary
            • Group Health Insurance (including Medical, Dental and Vision coverage)
            • Basic and Voluntary Life Insurance
            • Short-Term Disability Insurance
            • Long-Term Disability Insurance
            • Employee Assistance Program
            • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
            • 401(k) Retirement Plan
            • Paid Holiday
            • Paid Time Off (PTO)
            • Tuition Reimbursement
            • Referral Program
            • Employee Discounts

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