Orbital ATK Careers

Associate Tech Writer & Editor

Chandler, AZ
Administration-Non exempt

Job Description

Job ID: MO20180105-45415

With projected annual revenues of $4.5 billion, approximately 12,500 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission ? whether it?s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world?s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation?s largest manufacturer of ammunition. United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential. If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

Role Description and Responsibilities:

The Associate Technical Writer & Editor assists to provide Contractual Data Management and Technical Editing support for program related contract data requirements. 


Contract Data Management Responsibilities Include: 

  1. Provides Contract Data Management support for program related contract data requirements.
  2. Works with the Program Contracts Manager to ensure on-time delivery of data and/or resolution of any data submittal issues.
  3. Creates and maintains program Contract Data Status Reports (CDSRs) to record major program customer deliverable status accounting.
  4. Provides weekly Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) status to the program office.
  5. Submits contract deliverables to the customer in either hard copy or electronic format.
  1. Ensures record/file maintenance of deliverable documentation and      data via the program document tracker (i.e., technical manuals, and work      packages for the program.)

Technical Editing Responsibilities Include:

  1. Researches, edits, and proofreads technical data for use in documents or sections of documents such as manuals, procedures, and specifications.
  2. Ensures technical documentation is accurate, complete, meets editorial and government specifications, and adheres to standards for quality, graphics, format, and style.
  3. Performs technical editing, document approval and drawing/document release. This effort is required for classified and unclassified documents.
  4. Has daily interface with various engineering disciplines.
  5. Works with Word Processing to ensure all documents are prepared in accordance with contract requirements, department standards and guidelines. 

Desired Attributes

-       Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

-       Excellent experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

-       Some technical editing experience preferred.

-       Able to obtain a Secret Clearance.


Education and Experience:

-       Associate degree or equivalent combination of education & experience.

-      One year of related experience is required.

-      Required to currently hold or have the ability to obtain a secret clearance.    

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 1-3 Years
Education: High School/GED
Expertise: Operations
Group: Flight