Technical Writer

| Portsmouth, VA, USA
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Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Job Description:

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first. At ManTech International, you'll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement. Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer orientated Technical Writer to join our team supporting Norfolk Naval Shipyard. This position will work from an office at NNSY in Portsmouth, VA.


The Technical Writer position requires the application of engineering knowledge and experience to support the Hull, Mechanical and Electrical Technical codes at Norfolk Naval Shipyard with the preparation of Technical Working Documents (TWD) such as: Job Summaries, Task Group Instructions (TGI's), and Deficiency Forms (DF's).

The position will require the use of Advance Industrial Management (AIM), Advance Industrial Management Support System (ATIS), Technical Information Manual (TIM), HAYSTACK GOLD, Industrial Process Instruction (IPI), NNSY Documents, Computer Industrial Technical Information System (CITIS), Conversion Liaison Instruction (CVLI's), Maintenance Standards, Tech Manuals, Current Ship's Maintenance Project (CSMP's), and Microsoft office.

Other tasks will include the following: ordering materials, services and rental equipment for ongoing and upcoming availabilities, ship checking for interferences, developing estimates and the preparation and issuance of technical working documents.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ten (10) years of practical design engineering experience
  • In Lieu of above, Ten (10) years of practical field engineering experience, providing problem analysis and resolution including system and components, at a professional level in responsible design engineering duties can be substituted for Design Engineering exp.
  • All personnel must also have a minimum of five (5) years in tandem of the above, of consecutive practical design experience or practical field engineering experience (This experience may have been gained concurrently with the practical design or field engineering experience listed above.)
  • The completion of 18 semester credits of formal education in an engineering related curriculum, above the high school level, may be substituted for one year of general work experience.

Preferred Requirements:

  • CVN 78 knowledge
  • CVN general knowledge

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma
  • trade, industrial, or correspondence school; as a minimum, credits must have been received in the following: Algebra, Plane Geometry, Trigonometry, Drafting, and Physics. Institution information and completion dates shall be included on the resume.

Security Requirements:

  • Citizenship: Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Clearance: Must have and maintain an active Secret Clearance, Interim is Acceptable
  • Able to obtain CAC, NAVSEA badge and NMCI account

Physical Requirements:

  • Operate and manipulate Typical Office equipment.
  • Be able to communicate professionally with ManTech employees and ManTech clients
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time.
  • Occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, or to communicate with co-workers, management, and customers, via email, phone, and or virtual.

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation please click [email protected] and provide your name and contact information.

More Information on ManTech
ManTech operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Herndon, VA. ManTech was founded in 1968. It has 9631 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 369 open jobs at ManTech, click here.
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