Position Purpose: Responsible (either individually or with other team members) for the writing of major portions of technical publications. Supports the complete workflow process to ensure successful completion of each revision cycle and distribution of technical publications. Complies with established quality processes to ensure accuracy, ease of use and timely delivery of each revision cycle content.
Essential Functions: 1. Write technical publications content as directed. 2. Conduct reviews and analyze technical documents to gain a thorough understanding of how complex systems operate and how they are to be integrated into technical manuals to provide the end user with the level of text and graphics to support the efficient return to service of the aircraft system. 3. Consult with internal, external customers and Engineering to create/revise technical manuals to support the department/corporate operating priorities. 4. Provide input to management on new processes or technology for integration into the technical publications business model. 5. Assist in developing solutions for overcoming the technology/technical issues introduced by outside suppliers for incorporation into existing manuals. 6. Work with management, other departments, and team members in the development of specific project data. 7. Provide liaison with Completion Center, Technical Operations, Production and/or Completion Engineering, Service Center to obtain the necessary approval for technical information prior to its release to customers. 8. Participate with publications team to ensure all internal department workflows and business processes are followed for issues relating to producing and delivering technical publications and associated Computerized Maintenance Program (CMP) data. 9. Work with internal/external customers in the development of specific project requirements of source data to ensure a seamless incorporation of new data in the publications environment.
Unique Skills: Requires experience in Completion manual creation for military or commercial aircraft per final phase technical publications. Illustrated Parts Catalog production with emphasis on Completion and post production interiors. Additional illustration/graphics skillset a plus.
Other Requirements: 1. At least three (3) years of Standard Graphic Markup Language (SGML) or SGML-related software applications 2. Strong technical writing and communication skills are required. 3. Ability to read and interpret blueprint and Engineering Orders. 4. Must have a thorough knowledge of aircraft tools, test equipment, vendor coding, parts nomenclature, maintenance procedures, and of aircraft equipment and maintenance.
Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in the authoring of technical publications. Four (4) years of Technical Publications writing experience. Advanced knowledge of all aircraft systems methodology.