Kansas State Job Bank Employer Senior Technical Editor/Writer in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania
This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/10390655 The Naval Training Technical Editor/Writer will be responsible to establish, maintain, and evaluate the reports and tool sets used within the Naval Training unit. Additionally, the successful candidate will routinely perform edits/updates to technical training material. The position requires frequent interaction with government representatives, naval personnel, and various engineering and technical experts.nSpecific job functions include:n1. Perform training manual updates using an Extensible Markup Language (XML) tool set.n2. Troubleshoot and obtain technical support to resolve issues and make improvements to the XML publishing tool set.n3. Coordinate with publishing tool set vendor to plan and develop improvements to the training publishing tool set.n4. Prepare high-quality training publications based on input from subject matter experts. Interface with graphics artists to maintain library of training graphics.n5. Plan and monitor wide range of publishing activities including scheduling, assigning, writing, editing, reviewing, and revising as necessary to meet commitments.n6. Perform manual reconciliations within the Naval Training library.n7. Perform manual reproduction orders. Perform quality reviews of acceptance (proof) copies.n8. Issue annual Manual Change Summary reports for Naval Training publications.n9. Maintain order and organization of the long-term document storage areas.nJob Requirements:n * BS/BA in a related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of six years of relevant experience.n * Experience with mark-up languages such as SGML, XML, or HTML is required. Experience with Arbortext, MathFlow, MathType, and/or the Adobe Creative Suite including PhotoShop and Illustrator is a plus.n * A mastery of oral and written communication skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office suite required.n * Candidates must have the ability to work independently with a close attention to detail along with the flexibility to manage competing demands and changing priorities.