Overlook Systems Technology Inc.: Committed to Excellence


Technical Writer (CO20-03)


Candidate will write, in clear and concise language, such technical documents as procedure manuals, service manuals, and related technical publications concerned with installation, operation, and maintenance of electronic, electrical, mechanical, and other equipment. Includes writing such technical documentation as operational specifications, bulletins, articles, and marketing publications. Acquires or verifies knowledge of subject by interviewing workers engaged in developing new products and services or in making improvements, observing performance of experiments and methods of production, referring to blueprints, sketches, engineering drawings and notes, trade and engineering journals, rewrites of articles, bulletins, manuals, or similar publications. This position is on the GPS Control Segment Sustainment contract as a Technical Order team member. Candidate will prepare project documentation, such as specifications and technical orders to ensure customer contract requirements are met. Accurately document changes to the technical orders resulting from any operational changes or maintenance actions. Review documentation required for each project phase, applying knowledge of engineering and manufacturing processes. Meet schedule due dates for, specifications, , technical manuals and other documents. Monitor status of project to ensure documentation is submitted according to schedule. Review and verify documents for completeness, format, and compliance with contract requirements. Provide tech order redlines on-site for organizational level maintenance. Provide Technical Order Management Agency (TOMA) support functions for Control Segment and GIN Technical Orders (TO). Incorporate Government initiated AFTO 22/252s, republish and distribute accurate and complete TOs for GPS: GA, MS, MCS/AMCS, GIN, PTE, IIA, IIR, IIF, III, Schedule Control, Analyst, classified supplement, and all applicable Commercial-Off-the-Shelf (COTS) manuals. Provide input to tracking spreadsheet in contractor format with all received and approved AFTO 22s and 252s with planned publication dates. Address all errors and inadequacies with zero technical errors and not more than two administrative errors per page as found during pre-publication review. TO format, content and schedule will be compliant with MIL-STD-38784, MIL-STD-38807, and TO 00-5 series unless previously incorporated deviations. Ops TOs are published quarterly to accommodate submitted AFTO 22s. Print/deliver TOs per requirements in ETIMS. Respond to TO numbering requests, revisions, or changes, as requested by the TOMA. Resolve TO discrepancies/errors and perform routine database corrections for ETIMS. Provide annual update to reflect total number of pages changed and distribution history of TOs for CAFTOP Technical Order Improvement Sheets (TOIS). Evaluate and deliver Contractor Furnished Equipment Notices (CFEN) with COTS manual data.


Colorado Springs, CO, area.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, with 5 years or more of professional experience (or 3 years of professional experience with a related Master’s degree). Alternatively, equivalent experience/combined education. Considered experienced, but still a learner in this discipline.


Knowledge and use of the Windchill PDMlink change management system, Arbortext Editor/Publisher, and the Microsoft Office tools suite.


Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to be flexible in a dynamic environment. Ability to work in a team environment or independently as required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret clearance.


Previous technical knowledge of the GPS Space Segment and GPS Control Segment, with previous GPS technical documentation experience.

Apply Now At:

Overlook Systems Technologies, Inc.
1950 Old Gallows Road, Suite 400
Vienna, VA 22182
Fax: (703) 356-9029
E-mail: resumes@overlooksys.com and gtovrea@overlooksys.com