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16 Oct 2013

Full-Time Technical Writer (Hanscom AFB, MA)

Harris – Posted by TechWhirl Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, United States

Job Description

Technical WriterJob Code:  HITS09131113


Job Description:

  • Responsible for writing, revising, and editing Air Force Technical Orders (TOs).
  • Work with system integrators and engineers to verify accuracy of TOs; prepare TOs for publication according to Air Force and DoD requirements; and edit Air Force Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTOs).
  • Review system integrator TOs for compliance with military standards.
  • Review third-party end user documentation to assure Air Force needs are met.
  • Work with AFLMC/HNI engineers to create TOs.
  • Lead TO verification efforts for the Tech Pubs team.
  • Oversee updates to TOs based on verification reviews.
  • Create final PDF files of TOs for publications.
  • Edit and format TCTOs according to style guide and templates.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Technical Writing (or similar discipline) and a minimum of 10 years relevant professional experience, or a commensurate combination of education, training and experience.
  • 10+ years experience with Microsoft Word.
  • Experience with SGML or other markup language.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Knowledge of Arbortext a plus.
  • Familiarity with Excel, Visio, PowerPoint is a plus.
  • Security+ certification is a plus.
  • Previous experience supporting DoD/government customers.

This position requires the candidate to be able to obtain a Secret security clearance.  In order to obtain a clearance you need to be a U.S. Citizen and show proof of citizenship.


By submitting your resume for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your resume, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Expertise Engineering
Education Bachelors (or equivalent work experience)
JobType Full Time
Locale USA – MA – Hanscom AFB
Preferred Language English

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

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