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Technical Writer at Spectra Tech, Inc.

Posted in Other 29 days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Paducah, Kentucky





Job Description:

Basic job duties may include (but are not limited to):

This position will be utilized for interacting with plant SMEs and procedure performers to write major and minor revisions to technical procedures throughout the site

Under limited supervision, performs publication and technical writing job functions as assigned by management. The specific work assignment may include duties or activities that assist and support management in one or more of the following functional areas, in addition to other duties as assigned:

* Prepare manuals, pamphlets, letters and other documentation and provide support and assist in writing and review of all documents for Fluor Paducah Deactivation Project. This will include editing and standardization to established procedures

* Edit, standardize and update material prepared by other writers or establishment personnel

* Confer with individuals to establish technical specifications and to determine subject matter to be developed by publication

* Study drawings, specifications, mockups and product samples to integrate and delineate procedures, sequence and detail

Preferred skills/knowledge:

* DOE writing experience (preferred)

* In depth knowledge of technical procedure writing

* Advanced to Master Level Microsoft Word skills

* Must be a US Citizen

* Must be able to obtain a clearance (if requested)

Technical Writer, Senior: Position Overview
Under general supervision, performs publication and technical writing job functions as assigned by management. The specific work assignment may include duties or activities that assist and support management in one or more of the following functional areas, in addition to other duties as assigned:
Prepare manuals, pamphlets, letters and other documentation and provide support and assist in writing and review of all documents for FBP. This will include editing and standardization to established procedures
Edit, standardize and update material prepared by other writers or establishment personnel
Confer with individuals to establish technical specifications and to determine subject matter to be developed by publication
Recommend revisions or changes in scope, format, content and methods of reproduction and binding
Study drawings, specifications, mockups and product samples to integrate and delineate procedures, sequence and detail
Analyze developments in specific field; evaluate need to revise previously developed documentation
May provide editorial and task-level guidance to less-experienced Technical Writers and personnel
Perform writing duties complex in nature according to established standards and formats requiring in depth knowledge and understanding of the subject matter and allied field
Performs duties complex in nature
Other job related duties as assigned
Working Conditions
Work in an office at a normal environmental restoration atmosphere (outdated and/or abandoned facilities or industrial field environments). May also work at off-project sites representing the organization at various types of locations throughout the community for business purposes. Potential exposure to equipment movement hazards, dangerous chemicals/solvents or hazardous and radioactive materials if proper safety procedures are not followed.
Ability to perform sedentary to light work, exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally (any exertion
of force/lifting greater than 45 pounds requires usage of a two person buddy system ), non-repetitive, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly, repetitive; performing such activities as lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, grasping, kneeling, stooping, reaching.
Ability to perform primary office duties including heavy computer usage. In some cases radiological training may be required.
Desired Qualifications
BA/BS degree in a related field and 5 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Typical experience ranges from 5 - 8 years.
Master level PC skills to include Microsoft software
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Attention to detail
Impeccable writing, spelling and grammar skills
Experience working on projects which require adherence to environmental (NEPA, RCRA, CERCLA)
and/or nuclear (DOE, NRC) regulations

Technical Writer, Associate Senior
Job Code: 1-0114
Position Overview
Under general supervision, performs publication and technical writing job functions as assigned
by management. The specific work assignment may include duties or activities that assist and
support management in one or more of the following functional areas, in addition to other duties as
assigned:
* Contributes to preparation of procedures, program description documents, program requirement
documents, plans, policies, and guides . *
* Works on projects of major technical publications requiring broad knowledge of subject matter
* Responsible for accuracy of content and adherence to established standards
* May*be a resource for less experienced technical writers
* May contribute in the establishment of style guidelines
* Performs writing duties of moderate complexity in nature according to established standards and
formats
* Performs duties of moderately complex in nature
* Other duties as assigned
* Maintains knowledge of and demonstrates ability to perform work safely in accordance with all
approved safety policies, procedures and applicable regulations and performs assigned duties in a
safe manner
* All necessary training and Required Readings are completed within 60 days
* Actively participates in Safety Work Groups
Minimum Requirements
BA/BS degree in a related field and 2 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of
education and experience is required. Typical experience ranges from 2 - 3 years.
Advanced PC skills to include Microsoft software
Basic interpersonal and communication skills
Attention to detail
Excellent writing, spelling and grammar skills
DOE "L" clearance or ability to obtain a DOE "L" clearance

Working Conditions
Work in an office at a normal environmental restoration atmosphere (outdated and/or abandoned facilities
or industrial field environments) .. Potential exposure to equipment movement hazards, dangerous
chemicals/solvents or hazardous and radioactive materials if proper safety procedures are not followed.
Ability to perform sedentary to light work, exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally, non-repetitive,
up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly, repetitive; performing
such activities as lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, grasping, kneeling,
stooping, reaching.
Ability to perform primary office duties including heavy computer usage.
In some cases radiological training may be required.
The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed
by the person assigned to this position. Principal duties and responsibilities are intended to describe
the overall purpose of this job.
This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities
assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform job-related duties
as requested by management. All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably
accommodate individuals with a disability.

Spectra Tech s policy is to give equal opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with a disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.