Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Richmond


Requisition ID:  213956
Position Title: Technical Writer/Editor, BGCAPP (213956)
Project: BGCAPP
Location:  Richmond, KY
Relocation Authorized:  None
US Citizenship Required: Yes
Badging: Must be able to obtain badging
Other Requirements: Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment and education



Project Background

Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass is the systems contractor selected by the Department of Defense’s Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives program to design, build, systemize, test, operate, and close a facility to destroy the chemical weapons stockpile at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, Kentucky. The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) will safely destroy 523 tons of mustard and nerve agent in projectiles and rockets. Neutralization followed by supercritical water oxidation is the technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the nerve agent, while the Explosive Destruction Technology will be used to destroy the mustard in the Blue Grass chemical weapons stockpile.


Candidates for unescorted access to the Chemical Limited Area must successfully clear National Agency Check with Local Check (NACLC). All employees are subject and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment. Must be physically fit and able to work safely at an operating plant. Eligible applicants must be a US Citizen and successfully go through a government screening process. Based on project goals and objectives, candidates established within our local community are desirable.


BGCAPP operates on a 24/7 schedule. This position may be required to work a schedule of rotating shifts including nights, weekends or holidays. The ability to obtain/maintain access to the Blue Grass Army Depot is required.

Role Overview
The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) is looking for a Technical Writer/Editor at the Richmond, KY mall location. This position will report to the Technical Publications Supervisor at the BGCAPP project.


This is a long-term assignment with a 4-10s schedule. The work hours are from 7:00 am – 5:30 pm. This position may require additional overtime hours as deemed necessary.



Principle responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Planning, writing, editing, and proofreading moderate to complex documents and other print and electronic media.  Planning the format of document, organizing content, editing text and graphics, and providing instructions for final reproduction. 
Reviewing document requirements (including content and schedule) with customers.  Recommending and coordinating document formatting and graphics design, resolving editorial and/or content issues and providing and additional editorial support.
Editing or rewriting draft documents.  Ensuring that the material is structured and formatted logically and inconsistencies are resolved.
Preparing cost estimates, including costs for graphics, document formatting, and reprographics.
Monitoring job progress and alerting responsible supervisor when schedule appears to be in jeopardy.  Providing production data for performance metrics.
Responsible for electronic file management, which may include access and configuration control.
Maintaining document and resource files (photos and support matter).
Maintaining the office style guide, as required.
Conducting research to support document production.
Assisting other technical editing staff, as required.  Performing peer reviews of other technical editing staff.
Works overtime as required.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, English, Journalism, or related filed and one year of experience in technical publications production
In lieu of a degree, seven years of progressive, relevant experience in technical publications production
Must be a US Citizen or have the right to work and remain in the U.S. without sponsorship
Must be able to demonstrate basic to intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word.  A skills assessment may be administered to test proficiency.
Must be able to demonstrate basic to intermediate proficiency in clerical proofreading.  A skills assessment may be administered to test proficiency.
Must have good written and verbal communication skills, including spelling, grammar, punctuation, and proper use of syntax.  A skills assessment may be administered

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