AECOM MCSC Technical Writer in Fredericksburg, Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146199BR

Position Title MCSC Technical Writer

Job Category Planning

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Virginia

City Fredericksburg

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm 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 customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a mid level Technical Writer to provide acquisition and sustainment support to Marine Corps Systems Command Program Manager Medium and Heavy Tactical Vehicles.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Interface with technical professionals in the writing, editing and publication of various types of documents

  • Develop writing plans and outlines

  • Assist in the development of supporting materials (illustrations, tables)

  • Assists in collecting and organizing information for preparation of technical manuals, electronic technical manuals, training

  • materials, installation guides, instructions, and reports.

  • Develops/edits logistics documents (e.g.,Technical Manuals, Training documents, Supply Instructions, and Modification Instructions); ensures all logistics support documentation is prepared in accordance with current Marine Corps, Navy, and DOD templates, directives and policies.

  • Maintains and updates the documents (Technical Manuals, Supply Instructions, Modification Instructions.)

  • Maintains a current internal documentation library.

  • Gathers, analyzes, and composes technical information.

  • Conducts research and ensures the use of proper technical terminology.

  • Translates technical information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and non-technical personnel.

  • Edit and provide quality assurance for customer deliverables and documents.

  • Performs all other duties/tasks assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent and 9 years of progressive related experience. Additional related experience may be substituted for education.

  • Prior experience writing technical documentation.

  • Must be able to conceptualize, format, structure, write, edit and finalize technical manuals, orders, and other documents.

  • Knowledge of applicable standards.

  • Position may require travel.

  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a Secret Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent writing and communication skills and strong verbal and interpersonal skills as daily interaction with government customers are required.

  • Understanding of military systems, logistics products and processes and related documentation.

  • Self-starter who can work well independently with minimal supervision and broad direction.

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

  • Experience with Marine Corps and/or tactical vehicles.

  • Experience with USN or USMC Technical Manuals, Electronic Technical Manuals and Type I Instructions.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.