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Alion Science and Technology

Technical Writer, Associate - 38192

Norfolk, VA

Job Description

Alion has been providing modeling and simulation software to the Navy Service Program for over 20 years, and the exciting work we do for this customer keeps growing with new and continued demand for our state-of-the-art modeling and simulation software that allows Navy sailors to simulate actual warfare scenarios. The demands for Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and sophisticated Cloud technologies requires that we rise to the challenge to meet the need for years to come. Come be part of this challenging, exciting software development opportunity! Read on for more details:

The Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE) draftsman and technical documentation specialist is responsible for the development of detailed, technical drawings and documentation in support of the NCTE program's Navy Enterprise Tactical Training Network (NETTN). Working with NCTE installation's team lead documentation specialist, draftsmen, network and installation engineers, the draftsman/technical documentation specialist will be required to gather requirements from technical personnel, and based upon requirements, create and maintain technical NCTE installation documentation, to include Fleet Readiness Certification board (FRCB) Packages, Naval Messages, In briefs, and other relevant documentation. On occasion, the technical Documentation specialist will develop Installation design and as built plans, to include detailed facility, cabling, power, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and network drawings. Manage the development, formatting, and submission of Science and Technical Information (STI's) documentation to meet contract requirements The draftsman/technical documentation specialist may be required to periodically travel to NCTE locations, to survey proposed and existing NCTE installation sites, and develop drawings and reports according to the results. Additionally, the draftsman/documentation specialist will be responsible for management of the NCTE drawing and documentation libraries using various information sharing systems, and to periodically adjust information contained therein to enhance information sharing across the NCTE program's NETTN.

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Duties and Responsibilities:

Develop technical documentation required as part of the NCTE Installation process.
Maintain NCTE documentation and drawing libraries across relevant information storage and sharing platforms utilized by the NCTE.
As required, develop and update other technical and administrative documentation, generally using Microsoft office products.
As required, create, develop and modify NCTE technical drawings using AutoCAD, Adobe, and Microsoft Visio Software, ensuring drawings conform to Navy and industry best practices for technical IT drawing and design documentation.

Education and Experience:

High School diploma, or equivalent.
3-5years of administrative management experience.
2 years' experience in computer aided design and drafting in a technical engineering context.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Advanced level knowledge of Adobe Acrobat professional.
Advanced knowledge with Microsoft Office products, to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.
Expert administrative skills.
Familiarity with Atlassian workshare products, to include Confluence and JIRA.

Security Clearance:

Must be a U.S. citizen, with ability to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance.

Security Clearance: Secret
Telework - Not Eligible

Diversity Statement

We are an EOE that values our employee's talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength .

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information. U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

Covid Notice

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

Job ID: Alion-fPgeomJSNqyo
Employment Type: Other