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Technical Writer (DAiTA)-Journeyman


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  • Date posted
    May 1, 2024
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Job Description

AMEWAS is celebrating over 40 years of excellence in providing quality products, services and solutions to the Department of Defense (DoD), specializing in the scientific, engineering, and testing of the full spectrum of weapons development. We are headquartered in California, Maryland and operate satellite offices in Orlando, Florida and San Diego, California. At AMEWAS, you will find a diverse team of professionals that work to make a true difference in the operational support of our nation’s warfighters. Our employees achieve success through continuous learning and high performance, and are consistently recognized by their customers and their peers. If you are ready to challenge yourself to do more, join our team today! Be sure to check out the rest of our website at to learn more about our company and our people. The Position: AMEWAS is seeking a highly motivated and talented Technical Writer (DAiTA)-Journeyman to support Advanced Aircraft Research, Development, Test & Evaluation. This position is eligible for hybrid work. About the location: Patuxent River, Maryland #1 City Hiring the Most High-Tech Workers (California-Lexington Park, Maryland). To learn more about our surrounding location, please visit: Visit St. Mary’s. A typical day as a Technical Writer (DAiTA)-Journeyman may include: Possesses mid-level communication specialist experience with a focus on technical writing/editing Creates compelling content for a variety of medium Supports the NAWCAD DAiTA and Mission Systems Groups’ Communication Team Plays an important role in creating content that promotes NAWCAD facilities and capabilities Works with a variety of stakeholders to distill technical information into understandable content for a broad audience Communicates complex topics in a clear, impactful manner Writes and edits articles, news releases, web content, social media, award nominations and other collateral materials Possesses a collaborative and self-starter attitude and can take a project from discovery to completion with precision/attention to detail Must-haves: HS Diploma or equivalent/BS Degree 3 years of relevant work experience Excellent written and verbal communication The ability to distill complex information into compelling content The ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously Strong interpersonal skills to collaborate with teams Self-starter attitude with the ability to reach out across departments to find and create stories The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance Desired Skills: BA Degree in communications, public relations or related field Understanding of NAVAIR/NAWCAD Experience with Video Experience with Adobe Suite The ability to translate complex information into easily understandable content for a broad audience Willingness to stay updated on a variety of style including AP and Navy style The ability to write and edit with precision The ability to work with stakeholders across the organization to create and publish stories Experience with research and fact checking Skills Crucial to Success at AMEWAS: Candidates must have a customer-focused attitude with a high level of professionalism and discretion, and have the ability to work effectively with both management, and as part of a team, to meet project targets. Physical Environment and Working Conditions: The physical environment requires the employee to work in an office, sitting in a cubicle or at a desk, looking at a computer for most of the workday. Work is physically comfortable. The employee has discretion about sitting, walking, standing, etc. The employee may be required to travel short distances to offices/conference rooms and buildings on site. In some occasions, the employee may be required to report to offices or buildings near the work site. Overnight travel will be required. The physical environment requires the employee to stand, walk and/or move throughout the workday, often bending over and lifting items up to approximately 50 lbs. Refer a Friend: If you know someone who may be interested in this position, please share this posting. We are a growing team and there may be more opportunities like this one at AMEWAS! Our Excellent Benefits and Perks: Staying connected to our core values sets us apart from our competition! AMEWAS recognizes and rewards performance, dedication, and creativity. We are committed to investing in our employees and their future by providing them with competitive compensation, creative work teams, and the opportunity to grow in their career. We also provide a robust benefits package, including: Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance Paid vacation, holiday and sick leave Generous tuition and training assistance program Relocation assistance Sign-on bonuses Employee longevity recognition Community involvement and outreach Team building events Recognition program Wellness program Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Mobile service discount Fitness reimbursement program AMEWAS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other legally protected class. AMEWAS participates in E-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States. Please note: AMEWAS does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party staffing agencies, recruiters, or headhunters.