Technical Writer / Editor / Research Analyst

Location:    Germantown, Maryland


  • Work closely with engineers, scientists, and others to create, revise, and edit technical documents and deliverables.
  • Develop and write presentations, reports, briefing papers, and other products to support various programs and clients.
  • Be proficient in writing and reviewing complex technical documents in subject areas related to environment, health, safety, and security.
  • Provide lead support on internal controls, Financial Manager’s Financial Integrity Act, and Agency Financial Report coordination.
  • Write technical information in easily understandable language.
  • Work independently on assigned topic(s) with support from a Project Lead and Technical Editor.
  • Contact subject matter experts when necessary for additional details.
  • Manage multiple document projects at the same time, under challenging environment and response schedules.
  • Maintain initiative, flexibility, and cooperation in a team environment

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree preferred, with 2–5 years of experience in the fields of Engineering/Science with an emphasis on health, safety, and security; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Excellent research skills.
  • Proficiency in the development and revision of Standard Operating Procedures that require a broad range of technical expertise.
  • Demonstrated writing and editing skills in the creation of documents, plans, procedures, and proposals.
  • Ability to work with subject matter experts to obtain technical information and modify/translate it for a non-technical audience for clear, precise communication products.
  • Extensive experience with the Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced word processing using Microsoft Word, as well as Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Willingness and ability to work directly with clients in an environment that changes rapidly and requires occasional long hours.
  • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently.
  • Able to sit for extended periods and perform work in an office environment, including extensive use of computers.
  • Department of Energy (DOE) site access will require the qualified candidate be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain a security clearance. The candidate’s written consent to conduct a background check for the purposes of obtaining a security clearance will be required as a condition of employment.
  • Pre-employment testing for the absence of any illegal substances will be conducted as a requirement for obtaining a security clearance and access to DOE sites. The candidate’s written consent to conduct such a test will be required as a condition of employment.

Desired or Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the Department of Energy.
  • Self-directed and able to define and achieve goals with little supervision.

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