Senior Technical Manual Developer (Platform Expert)

BAE Systems Platforms and Services is seeking a Senior Technical Manual Developer to support the Combat Vehicles Program in Sterling Heights, MI.

Job Summary:

Writes and revises technical information about company products, such as operational, maintenance, or repair manuals. Duties include gathering and organizing technical information, preparing text and tools, and coordinating layout for print or electronic publication.

Coordination with engineering personnel to understand engineering changes and communicate impact (to both engineering and logistics management staff) to developed or planned technical manuals (including briefs to the writing/editing/illustrating staff). Translating technical impact to technical manual development approaches.

Additional duties include review of other writers’ technical content (including participation in technical manual review events) to technical accuracy and adequacy in the final products.

Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education One or more of the following Military Occupational Specialties (MOS) (list in order of precedence (highest importance to lowest importance)) is required:

  • -63D/91P (Artillery Mechanic)
  • -63Y (Track Vehicle Mechanic)
  • -63H/91H (Track Vehicle Repairer)
  • -45G/91G (Fire Control Repairer)
  • -94Y (Integrated Family of Test Equipment)
  • -52X (Special Purpose Equipment Repairer)
  • -91A (Abrams Tank Systems Maintainer)
  • -Ability to read and understand engineering blueprints
  • -Good written and verbal communications skills

Preferred Skills and Education Familiarity with MIL-STD-40051.

Familiarity with Arbortext and authoring in Extensible Markup Language (XML).

Experience supporting Technical Manual Validation, Logistics Demonstration, and/or Technical Manual Verification events (as Government, OEM or Contractor). About BAE Systems Platforms & Services Posting BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression EEO Career Site Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities . females . veterans . individuals with disabilities . sexual orientation . gender identity . gender expression

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