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The Space Dynamics Laboratory (Utah, USA) is seeking a Technical Writer with a strong science or engineering background.
Responsibilities include researching, writing and editing technical reports and presentations. Must be able to meet tight deadlines, work with little direct supervision, and be able to present complex technical concepts in a logical and understandable manner. Position is challenging and requires a high-energy, self-starter with excellent verbal and written communications skills. Will be working directly with electro-optical engineers on program documentation, extensive instrument characterization/calibration reports, user guides, and test processes/procedures. Must have ability to independently obtain necessary information for decision-making and execution of tasks. Versatility, confidence, and poise under pressure are desired traits. Experience in aerospace or other engineering field highly desirable.
Min. Req.: Science or engineering background. BS degree in technical or communications field. Ten years of professional technical writing experience preparing scientific reports and large, multi-author documents. Advanced Microsoft Office suite skills. Must be a U.S. Citizen and be able to obtain a U.S. government security clearance. Desired skills: Adobe FrameMaker, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio.