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IT Documentation Specialist

Job Title: IT Documentation Specialist

Duration: 9/30/2020 with one option year

Location: Richland WA

Closing Date: 3/31/2020



This position is responsible and accountable for providing documentation support including: development and writing of IT documents, analysis of the organization’s documents and documentation process, and other activities related to IT documentation throughout the software development lifecycle. This candidate must be able to develop and maintain positive working relationships with the IS team and customers; communicate effectively, verbally and in writing and exercise sound judgment and discretion. The IT Documentation Specialist will assist with all aspects of documentation within the projects and organization under the direction of the IS leadership team.

Typical duties and responsibilities could include:

  • Analysis and verification of all required IT project documentation for all IM systems and applications
  • Assist and initiate the writing of all software lifecycle documentation
  • Assist and support Project Managers in customer and project meetings with requirements gathering and action tracking
  • Assist and initiate the writing of software application test scripts
  • Assist and initiate the writing of user manuals
  • Support the client document release process
  • Support of IM status reports and documents including weekly reports
  • Perform all work safely and in compliance with environmental obligations using the core functions and core elements of the Integrated Safety Management System/Environmental Management System (ISMS/EMS)

The IT Document Specialist will work directly with all levels of software engineers, project managers and managers.


  • AA degree OR 4 years of experience in IT technical writing or related field (2 years of work experience is considered equivalent to 1 year of formal education)
  • Proficient in the use of Word, Excel, Adobe and PowerPoint
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in writing in a technical discipline
  • Familiarity with SharePoint
  • Proven strong organizational skills, as well working under tight deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to work in a team-oriented collaborative environment
  • Highly self-motivated and self-directed


  • Bachelor’s degree or 8 years of experience in IT technical writing, or related field (2 years of work experience is considered equivalent to 1 year of formal education)
  • 3-5 years’ experience in IT technical writing
  • Hanford Site work experience
  • Experience using desktop publishing software
  • Familiarity with software application development and life cycle


All candidates are subject to a criminal background check, reference checks, and drug screening as required by the client.

Benefits available and excellent wage – DOQ

Candidates meeting the required qualifications should submit their resume to: for immediate consideration.  References are optional but appreciated.

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