May 09, 2024

ACO Editor-Journeyman

$70,000 - $100,000 yearly
  • AMEWAS American Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.
  • Hybrid (California, MD, USA)
Full-Time Aerospace - Aviation Defense Government Other

Job Description

The position:

This position is contingent upon contract award.

AMEWAS, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated and talented ACO Editor-Journeyman to support the Airworthiness Cybersafe Office. The salary range of this position is $70,000.00 - $100,000.00, and is commensurate with experience. This position is eligible for hybrid work.

About the location: 
California, Maryland #1 City Hiring the Most High-Tech Workers (California-Lexington Park, Maryland). To learn more about our surrounding location, please visit: Visit St. Mary’s.

A typical day as an ACO Editor-Journeyman may include:

  • Creates and updates NATOPS flight manuals and deliverables
  • Incorporates data into XML format when received from subject matter experts/other sources
  • Reviews format and layout of manuals to ensure accuracy of draft and final products for varied government deliverables
  • Evaluates NATOPS products for data integrity and other possible discrepancies
  • Monitors progress of government deliverables using planning and tracking software
  • Travels to support NATOPS conferences
  • Participates in draft reviews or working groups

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More about Us:
AMEWAS, Inc. a Department of Defense (DoD) contractor, has provided support to our Federal customers for over 35 years. One of our missions is to find the best available talent to meet our organizational objectives. We closely measure performance, provide varying incentives, and strive to develop top performers. We value diversity. We celebrate the differences and uniqueness each employee brings to help us accomplish our goals. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

AMEWAS participates with E-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.

Be sure to check out the rest of our website at for more information about our company.

Our excellent benefits and perks:
Staying connected to our core values sets us apart from our competition! AMEWAS recognizes and rewards performance, dedication, and longevity. We are committed to investing in our employees and their future by providing them with competitive compensation, career development, optimum working conditions, and unique benefits; some of which are listed below:

  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance
  • Paid vacation, holiday and sick leave
  • Generous tuition & training assistance program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Sign-on bonuses
  • Employee longevity recognition
  • Community involvement & outreach
  • Team building events
  • Recognition program
  • Wellness program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Mobile service discount
  • Discounted gym membership

Department: ACO- Airworthiness Cyber Office
This is a non-management position
McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act (SCA): No



Security Clearance

Active Secret

Job Requirements


  • Technical/Scientific BS/BAS/BA Degree from an accredited college or university
  • 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Familiarity with a variety of the fields’ concepts, practices and procedures
  • Extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Prior experience leading and directing the work of others
  • Ability to report to a supervisor or manager
  • Experience using ArborText XML Editor
  • Previous knowledge of PDF authoring programs such as Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Naval Airworthiness Style Guides, MIL-DTL, Standard work Packages, NATOPS/NATIP and Broadvision
  • The ability to maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of HTML
  • Familiar with version control systems
  • Previous experience working in an Agile work environment Familiar with Arbortext

Skills crucial to success at AMEWAS, Inc.:
Customer-focused attitude with high level of professionalism and discretion. Ability to work effectively with management and part of a team to meet targets.  Is reliable, possesses initiative, and works well as an individual or part of a team.

Physical environment and working conditions:
The physical environment requires the employee to work in an office, sitting in a cubicle or at a desk, looking at a computer for most of the workday.  Work is physically comfortable. The employee has discretion about sitting, walking, standing, etc.

The employee may be required to travel short distances to offices/conference rooms and buildings on site.  In some occasions, the employee may be required to report to offices or buildings near the work site.  In rare occasions, overnight travel may be required.

The physical environment requires the employee to stand, walk and/or move throughout the workday, often bending over and picking up items less than 50 lbs.

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