• Journeyman Logistician

    Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/30/2018 11:25 AM)
    Job Title
    Journeyman Logistician/Technical Writer
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Active Clearance
    Customer Service/Support
  • Overview

    VT Group is a leading technology integrator with close to 50 years’ experience delivering technology and C4ISR solutions to solve the complex challenges faced by our government and commercial customers in the Defense and National Security markets.


    VT Group is seeking Journeyman Logistician located in Huntsville, AL


    This position will provide support for the AMCOM Logistics Center (ALC) with the update, review, verification/validation, and preparation of aviation and/or missile Technical Publication Materials for all supported customers.

    • Follow style guidelines and standards for technical manual texts and illustrations in compliance with all military standards and regulations.
    • Follow process and procedures established by DMWR team Process Lead, under direction from Government Technical Lead, in completion of tasks assigned by DMWR Task Lead.
    • Verify accuracy of technical documentation to ensure it is complete, meets editorial and government specifications, and adheres to standards for quality, graphics, coverage, format, and style.
    • Develop, revise, edit, and write accurate and grammatically correct equipment publications and other technical documentation in accordance with requirements, required standards and specifications, and style and format requirements.
    • Perform in-process reviews of developing material with technical writers and graphics development personnel to ensure documents will be within the scope and understanding of field users.
    • Provide support documentation i.e.: Military Specifications, Military Standards, Statements of Work (SOWs), Military Hand Books, or Performance Specifications when guidance / recommendations are made as justification for the scheduled changes to any technical publications material.
    • Review engineer drawings, Publication Change Requests (PCRs), & DA Form 2028s, and compare the contents thereof to the technical publication text to provide guidance on capturing information for all procedural requirements to be incorporated in the technical content.
    • Review and update (revisions / changes) Missile and Aviation systems publications, including Depot Maintenance Work Requirements (DMWRs), Technical Manuals (TMs), Technical Bulletin’s (TBs), Modification Work Orders (MWOs), and other technical publications as required.
    • Scan Government publications and convert them to PDFs.
    • Assist in developing, cataloging, and configuring legacy publication files for the “virtual vault.”
    • Provide recommendations for technical content, flow, and format in accordance with military standards, document deficiencies, and provide daily updates to Technical Documentation Lead.
    • Interface daily with outside contract agency and specified Government personnel, to ensure documentation and clarity is captured during the validation and verification process technical manuals and provides guidance on verbiage and structure of the documents.
    • Perform verification of contractor provided publications, record discrepancies, recommend corrections with supporting documentation, and provide the data to the verification Team Leader.
    • Perform source data validation to ensure revisions and changes are made only to authenticated publications.
    • Incorporate Government-approved changes into technical publications as required using authoring software.
    • Review and coordinate with Government Publications Services, Government project/program office(s), and military personnel to verify accuracy of text and graphics within each technical manual prior to release.
    • Maintain complete and accurate records of technical publications being managed, developed, and updated, and deliver regular status reports to Government lead.
    • Ability to work in a semi-autonomous environment.
    • TDY may be required.
    • Computer skills (PC proficiency) required.
    • Preferred XML experience (Arbortext, UltraEdit, OxygenXML).



    • BS/BA degree with three years of relevant experience.
    • High School or equivalent with six years of relevant experience.


    • Active Secret


    Join VT Group if you want to serve with friendly and caring people who are dedicated to delivering critical services and helping our customers solve difficult problems in often world-changing circumstances.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    VT Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


    VT Group is a drug free workplace. All applicants must pass a drug test before beginning work or receiving an offer of employment. Refusal to submit to testing will result in disqualification of further employment consideration.



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