UIC Alaska

Technical Writer

Technical Writing/Editing
Location : Location
SCA Hourly Rate
USD $29.76/Hr.
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement
Less than 10%




Bowhead is seeking a Technical Writer to research, write, edit and proofread technical data for use in documents or sections of documents such as manuals, procedures and specifications. As the Technical Writer, you will ensure technical documentation is accurate, complete, meets editorial and government specifications and adheres to standards for quality, graphics, coverage, format and style. Assists in establishing style guidelines and standards for texts and illustrations. 


***This position will require full onsite work at the Bowhead office or Navy installation. No remote opportunity for this contract***


Job duties to include but are not limited to:

  • Work with teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of scientific and technical information, documentation content, and requirements.
  • Work with internal teams to obtain documentation requirements.
  • Produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience.
  • With minimal guidance, the technical writer develops diagrams, charts, graphs that increases the user's understanding.
  • Standardizes content across document and briefing libraries.
  • Develops high-quality documentation with minimal guidance that is easy-to-understand, easy to use, meets applicable standards, and meets the objectives and goals for the intended audience.


***This position will require full onsite work at the Bowhead office or Navy installation. No remote opportunity for this contract***

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant technical field.
  • Two to five (2-5) years relevant professional experience.
  • Expertise with editing and formatting Microsoft Word, Microsoft Power Point, and Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF) documents
  • Preferred experience in the generation of Systems Engineering Plans, Program Security Plans, Configuration Management Plans, Test and Evaluation Strategies, Statements of Work, System Requirements Documents, Interface Control Documents, Standard Operating Procedures, White Papers, and Memoranda. Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically


SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.





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