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Communications Specialist 2

Company: Brown Federal Services
Location: Los Alamos
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSummaryResponsible for a wide variety of internal and external communications activities, strategic and tactical, conceptual and deliverable. Attains measurable results and improves continuously.

An experienced professional with a full understanding of specialized area plus working knowledge of related fields. Adept at solving a range of complex problems. Contributes to the development of organization's goals and objectives. Works under limited direction; receives general instructions on new assignments. Work is evaluated upon completion to ensure objectives have been met. Demonstrates good judgment. Determines approach to solutions, plans and schedules activities to accomplish objectives. Must be receptive to coaching, education, and constructive criticism. Must learn to provide effective feedback to others, upward and downward.

EducationPosition typically requires a bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, English, business and a minimum five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.What You Will DoJoin our world-class team! Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is looking for an exceptional technical editor to join our Communications Arts and Services group (CEA-CAS). CEA-CAS provides multidisciplinary, full-service communications support for organizations and programs at LANL.In this role, you will be working as a Communication Specialist with a heavy emphasis on technical writing and editing. You will be embedded with a specific Laboratory organization to provide technical communications services to personnel, leaders, and managers. You will edit existing technical material to ensure quality standards across all documentation and will develop a technical procedure template for your organization.

Minimum Job Requirements:The successful candidate will be extremely detail-oriented with initiative and the ability to quickly adapt to an intense and highly technical document environment. This job requires the ability to obtain a Q clearance, which typically requires US citizenship.

Technical Knowledge

  • A thorough knowledge of English grammar and punctuation, as well as extensive experience in technical editing and writing.
  • Ability to ensure compliance with applicable document control and records management activities.
  • Demonstrated expertise in providing guidance on technical writing skills to staff including template development and user training.
  • Skilled at identifying and supporting process and tool improvement efforts.
  • Extensive experience managing document revision projects through the revision cycle to include comment resolution.
  • The ability to learn and comprehend new technical concepts and terminology.Communication SkillsDemonstrated excellence in written and oral communication, problem-solving, and customer service and interpersonal skills.

    Work Management and Customer ServiceThe ability to work on multiple, sometimes conflicting, deliverables and deadlines in a high-pressure work environment where priorities frequently shift. The ability to work effectively within a team and with a variety of technical personnel and managers.

    Demonstrated ability to maintain professional and courteous interactions with team members, technical personnel both inside and outside the assigned organization, and a wide range of managers to ensure priorities are understood, issues are identified and resolved and deliverables are met.

    Tools and SystemsMedium to advanced proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat. A solid understanding of Word styles and templates and PowerPoint-specific formatting.

    Desired Qualifications:
    • Industry Knowledge
    • Advanced knowledge of institutional and organizational policies, practices, and procedures, including policy and procedure development
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate major elements of quality assurance to both technical and non-technical personnelExperience with the following systems:
      • Aproove
      • EDRMS
      • RevComPowered by JazzHRzL9q9XSiiA

Keywords: Brown Federal Services, Santa Fe , Communications Specialist 2, Other , Los Alamos, New Mexico

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