Technical Writer

Company Name:
Jacobs Technology
Jacobs provides facility engineering, maintenance and operations, and institutional services to support NASA''s missions at Stennis Space Center (SSC), a potentially 10-year effort with an estimated value of $561 million. Jacobs also supports programs for more than 30 other Federal and state agencies located at SSC that share and utilize the Center''s facilities and services. Our support to FOSC continues a tradition of four-decades-plus of support to SSC, beginning with the design of the test stands for the Apollo program''s rockets in early 1960s through today''s support to the Constellation program.
Works with customer to create and revise technical standards, procedures and work instructions. Conducts meeting to determine scope of change, documents meeting minutes, and updates documents. Reviews and edits technical studies, reports and other documents for engineering personnel and NASA customer.
Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.
Requires B.A. or B.S. in English, Journalism, Technical Writing or related discipline, plus minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of Technical Writing experience, including extensive experience in copy editing; additional relevant education or experience may be substituted. Must have proficiency with Microsoft Office 2007 software, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Visio and Adobe Acrobat experience preferred. Must work well with others in a team environment. Must be able to effectively communicate with customers, stakeholders and co-workers. Must be well organized and able to multi-task.
Physical Requirements:
Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop, phone or during filing. (90%)
May require lifting and carrying boxes of supplies or files up to 40 lbs. (2%)
Work Environment:
An inside environment/cubicle (considerations: closed quarters, close together, lighting). (90%)
Travel between various facilities at SSC may be required and may bring exposure to loud noise and potentially hazardous equipment operation. (
Equipment and Machines:
Requires ability to operate a personal computer (typical software used is Microsoft Office), a telephone, copier, and other general office equipment. (100%)
Punctuality and regular attendance is required to meet deadlines. Attendance is critical at all times. Work hours are normally 8 hours per day and 5 days per week. Monday to Friday (100%).
Job may require more than a normal 40 hours work week. (
Other Essential Functions:
Must comply with all company policies and procedures. Emphasis should be given to established safety and health requirements including but not limited to wearing proper Personal Protective Equipment and timely reporting of accidents and mishaps. (100%)
Requires ability to interact professionally with employees, customers and visitors. Must be able to provide clear, concise, and accurate communication, both verbally and in writing. (100%)
Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. (100%)
Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. (100%)
Your ability to retain on-site driving privileges where such privileges are necessary to obtain access to the worksite and perform the tasks of the position for which you are being employed, as well as any subsequent positions to which you may be assigned. (100%)
Must be able to maintain a security clearance, if required. (100%)
Requisition Number: 16335
Posted Date: 4/8/2014
Segment: FOSC
City: Stennis Space Center
State/Province: Mississippi
Country: United States
Requisition Type: Opening
Relocation Assistance: None Available
Duration: Full Time

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