Human Factors / 508 Compliance Specialist, Linthicum, Md, Immediate Hire, Must Have Active TS/SCI

Linthicum, Md

Job Description

Clearance:  TS/SCI

Synertex is seeking a TS/SCI cleared Human Factors / 508 Compliance Specialist for a newly awarded contract supporting the DCSA Training Directorate in Linthicum, Md.

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  • Preparing and testing documents to ensure compliance with Section 508 requirements
  • Analyze and correct documents for 508 compliance.
  • Using software tools to identify errors in document structure, headings, reading order, images, charts and tables, and hyperlinks.
  • Prepare templates for authors to use in document preparation
  • Create accessible PDF forms
  • Evaluate 508 testing tools and new software
  • Perform copy editing and document formatting as it relates to 508 within the Microsoft suite of products
  • Touch up images and graphics with Photoshop to ensure they meet 508 color contrast standards
  • Perform QA/QC on a variety of documents and products
  • Ensure products meet agency and department branding, logo and 508-compliance guidance

Mandatory Qualifications

  • 4+ years with Federal 508 compliance experience
  • 4+ years of editing, proofing, or copy editing technical information
  • Experience and familiarity with Federal GPO requirements and the Microsoft suite of product
  • Current on Section 508 policy and federal agency accessibility checklists
  • Experience with consulting document owners on fixing 508 compliance issues is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience providing accurate 508 compliant documents
  • High attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple ongoing activities
  • Experience working comfortably in a demanding, deadline-oriented environment, with very complex processes and tasks with multiple phases
  • Demonstrated competence and accuracy in MS Word, PowerPoint, and layout software formatting and revising
  • Ability to quickly learn and integrate new tools and technologies to meet customer needs
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher-level degree)
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