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Technical Writer at the ATF in Washington, DC

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A Technical Writer execute the following duties:
Develops, writes, and edits material for reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, instruction books, catalogs, and related technical and administrative publications concerned with work methods and procedures, and installation, operation, and maintenance of machinery and other equipment. Receives assignments from supervisor
Observes production, developmental, and experimental activities to determine operating procedure and detail
Interviews production and engineering personnel and reads journals, reports, and other material to become familiar with product technologies and production methods
Reviews manufacturer's and trade catalogs, drawings and other data relative to operation, maintenance, and service of equipment
Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, parts lists, specifications, mockups, and product samples to integrate and delineate technology, operating procedure, and production sequence and detail
Organizes material and completes writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology
Reviews published materials and recommend revisions or changes in scope, format, content, and methods of reproduction and binding
Types or scans articles
Prepares documents to be posted on the Intranet
Distributes publications to appropriate law enforcement offices in the field
Carries print jobs to printing and budget offices
A Technical Writer may also:
Maintain records and files of work and revisions
Select photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material
Assist in laying out material for publication
Arrange for typing, duplication and distribution of material
Write speeches, articles, and public or employee relations releases
Edit, standardize, or make changes to ma
Basic Qualifications:
A Technical Writer must meet the following qualifications:
Minimum educational requirements of a four year undergraduate degree in English, journalism, communications, or related field
Knowledge of desktop publishing or graphic programs is preferred
Closing Date:
Applications for this position will be considered until the position reaches a status of Applicant Pool Ready

This position requires U.S. Citizenship and a 7 (or 10) year minimum background investigation.
FSA offers a comprehensive benefits package. For a full list of available benefits, visit us on the web.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment and random substance abuse testing.
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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives