Technical Publications Specialist I, II, III & IV

Position Title: Technical Publications Specialist I, II, III & IV

Location: NASA HQ – Washington, DC


Collects and organizes information required for preparation of user manuals, training materials, installation guides, proposals, and reports and technical drawings.

Edits functional descriptions, system specifications, user manuals, special reports, drawings, or any other customer deliverables and documents.

Has specialized experience that includes preparing technical documentation, which is to include researching for applicable government and industry documentation standards.

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.

Writes technical reports, brochures, and/or manuals for internal documentation, customer reference, or publications.

Monitors system changes to ascertain effects on system documentation.

Verifies documentation with related departments.

May coordinate the production and distribution of material.


BS/ BA or Equivalent



Technical Publications Specialist I: <2 Years

Technical Publications Specialist II: 2-5 Years

Technical Publications Specialist III: 5-8 Years

Technical Publications Specialist IV: >8 Years