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Vinnell Arabia DESKTOP PUBLISHER in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Job Category US Job Only

Position DESKTOP PUBLISHER

Req Code 2243-004

Location KHASHM AL AN

Grade 3-L1

Basic Functions ​In accordance with (IAW) the guidance provided by the Section Chief and Production Coordinator, integrates available technical data from U.S. Government (USG) and other publications, on-vehicle research, subject matter expertise, and professional judgments, to publish English Ministry National Guard (MNG) technical publications for Arabic translation.

Major Duties and Responsibilities ​A. Duties/responsibilities:

  1. Using available technical data from the USG and other appropriate publications, on-vehicle research, subject matter expertise, and professional judgment, publish production ready English MNG technical publications. 90-day publising goal is 15 cumulative final English pages per workday. Production standard at 180-days is 17 cumulative final English pages per workday (3,910 final English pages per annum).

  2. Accomplishes coordination with other Vinnell Arabia and OPM agencies as required to resolve technical publications issues and verify on-vehicle data.

  3. Performs as technical desktop publisher, editor, and initial quality control (QC) of publications publish.

  4. Performs as a publications production team chief when designated by Production Coordinator.

  5. Performs other functions as assigned by the Production Coordinator.

  6. Within the performance objectives of the Performance Plan and guidance provided by the Production Coordinator, performs the technical document development and production mission using Publication standards document volume 2, latest version.

B. Supervisory Responsibilities: Performs as Production Coordinator when designated by the Chief, TPS

Minimum Qualifications ​ A. Education Level: Associate Degree or equivalent required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred. An equivalent combination of college level courses, military training civilian job site experience may be substituted.

B. Experience: Basic desktop publishing, editing, and quality control experience is preferred. Three years’ experience in developing U.S. military training products preferred, Two years on current job site or civilian equivalent. Previous experience in using computer software to edit and arrange materials for print and web publication is preferred.

C. Specific knowledge, skill, and ability, requirements: Must have basic knowledge of technical editing, able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Professional training experience in a computer assisted translation (CAT) environment is desired. Proficient in MS Office Professional software and Portable Document Format (PDF) required.

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