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11 Oct 2013

Full-Time Technical Editor (Ridgecrest, CA)

Engility Corporation – Posted by TechWhirl Ridgecrest, California, United States

Job Description

Technical Editor responsible for all F-18 AWL documents, briefs, and manuals produced, maintained and utilized in a technical laboratory environment. 


  • Edit and make current AWL maintained manuals, briefs, plans and required documents such as the PPGM,SEPM, Metrics, Organizational Training Plan (OT) and the Systems Engineering Advancement (SEA) Plan.
  • Record, track and publish, as required, action items and minutes from required meetings and events.
  • Rebuild and edit SharePoint.
  • Prepare feature articles, assist the acquisition team in document preparation and edit software Block specific documents.
  • United State Citizenship required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Twelve years work experience in the technical arena.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in technical writing and technical editing.
  • Expert competency in Microsoft Word.
  • Demonstrative communication skills.
  • Self-motivated independent worker.
  • The selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Project and publishing software programs.
  • Technical experience related to the F/A-18 aircraft
  • Government acquisition experience

Engility Corporation was formed in 2012 and is headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia. Our name is derived from “engineering” and “agility” and we employ great people who anticipate and move quickly to serve our customers. Engility has about 9,000 employees in locations throughout the United States and worldwide. Our professionals provide a broad range of technical, analytical, operational, training, security services and products to government and commercial customers. At Engility, we conduct ourselves with the utmost of integrity, accountability and respect to honor our commitment to excellence in everything we do.

Our core competencies include SETA support, professional services, education and training, operational support, logistics and international capacity development.


The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.

We offer a competitive benefits package that includes: Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long- and short-term disability, life insurance, 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and tuition reimbursement.

Engility is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Engility provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Engility maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, and need a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, please contact us on our home page.

Job Categories: Technical Editing and Technical Writer. Job Types: Full-Time.

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