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This position is a one-year term role and will be onsite.
To assist NSTX-U Project team with the preparation, review, approval, and revision of technical procedures.
Collaborate with engineering and technical staff in the preparation of quality highly detailed technical procedures which conform to DOE and Procedures Professional Association (PPA) standards.
Review procedures prepared by the engineering and technical staff to verify correctness and ensure compliance with established PPPL guidelines and provide comment and feedback to procedure authors.
As SME, mentor other subcontracted Technical Writers and PPPL engineering and technical staff in preparation and revision.
With PPPL management, assist in developing improvements in current PPPL technical procedure preparation guidance to align with DOE and PPA guidelines.
Assist the project team with procedure reviews and the documented resolution of issues and comments including entry into the NSTX-U Document Management System.
Assist the project team with revisions to procedures in accordance with established procedures.
Education and Experience:
Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or equivalent based on 2:1 years (experience: college).
10+ years as an experienced technical writer
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to take written synthesized technical information and prepare concise, technical instructive procedures written for the User.
High level of proficiency with Microsoft Word and Google docs.
Well organized, with ability to manage and track procedures from initial development, to review and comment, final approval and implementation, and post-issuance revisions resulting from changing condition.
Ability to communicate and work with a broad range of personnel (managers, engineers, physical workers).
Certificates and Licenses:
Procedures Professional Association Certification.
100% onsite at PPPL facility
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