Technical Writer (Specification Writer 3) - 4892 in Hampton, VA at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 1/12/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who We Are

Come join HII! Where hard stuff is done right! HII Fleet Sustainment is currently seeking a Specification Writer to provide high quality service to our Littoral Combat Ships (LCS), and Large Deck (L-Deck) customers, and various OEM technical manuals, while producing a high caliber and technically sound product. This position will be located in Hampton, VA at our NetCenter office.


What You Will Do

  • Prepares specifications from engineering change notices, customer specifications, and/or published data sheets.
  • Maintains customer specifications files; reviews customer drawings and data; translates customer language into standard procedures and product flow.

What You Must Have

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and 4 years additional education and/or related experience.
  • Shipboard or Industrial experience.
  • Experience reading technical drawings.
  • Previous military experience.
  • Experience writing procedures and/or quality plans, test plans, verification/validation plans, etc.
  • Solid MS Software applications (Word, Power Point, Excel).
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Confidential Security Clearance.
  • Must be willing to travel local.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

Bonus Points For...

  • Experience with developing industrial and/or military specifications/procedures/manuals in SGML/HTML/XML.
  • Familiarity with equipment and system engineering drawings.
  • Experience with developing and editing Navy technical manuals is a plus.

Physical Requirements

Job performance may require working in an industrial or shipboard environment. Must be capable of climbing ladders, and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances.

Building on a legacy of more than a century of naval shipbuilding, Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries provides mission-critical solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide. Comprising nearly 6,000 professionals in 45 states and 16 countries, our unique national security services portfolio includes unmanned systems, defense and federal solutions, and nuclear and environmental services. For more information, visit

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division supports national security missions around the globe with unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services, and defense and federal solutions. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit:

Federal Executive Order 14042 requires that covered contractor employees who work on, or in connection with, covered Federal contracts or at covered contractor workplaces may be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and comply with other requirements. Covered contractor employees also must comply with agency COVID-19 workplace safety requirements while in Federal workplaces. Applicant agrees to comply with said requirements to the extent they apply to the applied-for position.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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