Documentation Specialist

Company Name:
URS Corporation
Requisition Number: FS97717
Interest Category: Business Operations/Admin/IT
Interest Sub Category: Information Technology
Job Title : Documentation Specialist
Employment Category/Status: full-time
Type of Position: Regular Hire
Country: U.S.
State: Maryland
City: Glen Burnie
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in English or Journalism and at least 4 years of job-related experience or equivalent.
Excellent written communication skills; working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications; organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required.
Required Experience:
- Have experience developing and revising HTML content using Notepad, Microsoft Expressions Web or equivalent as it pertains to Illustrated Parts Breakdowns (IPB).
- Have experience creating/modifying graphics, drawings and illustrations using software tools such as: Adobe Photoshop, SnagIT and equivalent.
- Expertise in modifying HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript and MS Access content.
Desired Experience:
- Have an understanding of ASD - S1000D, the International Specification for Technical Publications utilizing a Common Source Database (CSDB).
Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.
Position May require travel.
Job Description: URS, an AECOM Company is actively seeking a Documentation Specialist to support our efforts in Glenn Burnie, MD.
In this position, the Documentation Specialist will:
1. Advise program management staff and external customers on correct procedures and instructions required in the publication of documents, which includes in-depth knowledge of customer requirements and specifications regarding documentation and publication standards.
2. Edit reports, publications, proposals and correspondence to ensure clarity of content, consistency of format, and accuracy of grammar.
3. Interface with engineers and technical professionals in the writing, editing and publication of various types of customer documents such as training manuals, concept of operations, and contract deliverables. Interface also occurs with external customers, providing the same support.
4. Responsible for quality control, production, and distribution of documents in accordance with customer requests and schedules.
5. Participate in department and company-wide proposal writing projects.
6. Utilize appropriate computer software for document text production. Investigate and implement best ways to produce documentation electronically while still providing high quality output with rapid turnaround.
7. Establish and maintain electronic and/or hardcopy data library of documents and work order files for documents received for processing.
8. Performs all other position related duties as assigned or requested
URS and AECOM have joined together as one company. Learn More at and
With nearly 100,000 employees including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals serving clients in more than 150 countries around the world following the acquisition of URS, AECOM is a premier, fully integrated infrastructure and support services firm. AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine's annual industry rankings. The company is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world's built, natural and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM companies, including URS, had revenue of $19.2 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2014. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at .
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