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Logistician Tech Editor Remote

VSolvit LLC
Full Time
Port Hueneme, CA 93043
Posted 30+ days ago
Job description

VSolvit LLC is seeking to add a remote Logistician/Technical Editor to support our off-site team on a full-time basis in support of our
US Navy customer for which we provide multiple types of support. The ideal candidate will be offered a remote teleworking position if you are located in the Western United States.

This position requires an Active Secret Clearance and is a 100% remote role for the individual currently living in the Western United States.

This role will require a strong skill-set of Technical Writer/Editor 11, highly proficient in Framemaker 19, and will be focused on the Technical Manual Support Services for the Aegis Weapon System (AWS). We are seeking an individual located in the Western United States. For thie ideal candidate, this position will be a 100% teleworking position

The Technical Editor 11 will be responsible for accurately editing both format and structure for Technical Manuals for the Department of Navy. You will produce structured electronic manuals in SGML, XML and S1000D in compliance per Navy approved DTDs. Strong experience in Framemaker 19 is required, as is extensive experience with DOD documentation.

In this position you will be part of a team that is key in providing detailed and precise Technical Manuals for the Navy (Ships, Subs, Military Watercraft, and Unmanned Systems).


  • Execution of tasks supporting Technical Data Elements, development, distribution, and sustainment of
  • required Technical Documentation, Manuals, Publications and Notices
  • Development and update of IPS Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs)
  • Support in execution of tasks in the areas of IPS, Sustainment Analysis, and Sustainment Planning
  • Identification and elevation of technical and schedule risks
  • Development of processes and procedures
  • Acting as a liaison with all engineering disciplines, such as Systems, Electrical, Mechanical, Test, Materials
  • and Processes, and Structural design functions
  • Developing operator-level and maintainer-level documentation for complex Navy systems (ships, subs,
  • military watercraft, and unmanned systems)
  • Collaborating with functional management, program management and execution team to ensure technical

success while balancing goals, approaches, and risks


U.S. Citizenship

Active Secret Clearance Required (or ability to reinstate one within the past 24 months)

Must be able to pass a Background Check


  • 2+ years’ experience technical writing and editing technical documentation in a military or civilian
  • environment
  • 2+ years’ experience interviewing and working with SMEs
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Related experience in logistics, sustainment, support plans, provisioning, integration, life cycle management
  • and technical manual development
  • Active Secret Clearance


  • Bachelors’ Degree preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience technical writing and editing technical manuals
  • Experience authoring/editing in Adobe FrameMaker 10 to current
  • Understanding of SGML concepts, Epic Editor, Contenta, XML, MS Word, Corel Graphics Suite and Adobe
  • Acrobat; are highly desired
  • Previous US Navy, DoD or other government publication experience highly desired

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