Technical Writer II

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of Compliance and Publications, this position is responsible for the development of numerous technical documents used for the installation, operation, maintenance, repair and overhaul of DeltaHawk’s aviation engines and installation packages.

The documents must be written for the targeted audience, whether Owner, Operator, Installer, or Maintenance personnel, and can also comply with applicable Federal Aviation Administration standards and regulations.  This position will work closely with engineers, technicians, and FAA personnel to assure that timely and accurate documents are produced and maintained.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Develop and maintain technical aviation documentation, to include installation, operation, maintenance & repair and overhaul manuals, parts catalogs, training documentation, and support manuals, as required.
  • Technical writing duties include researching, documenting, and developing detailed procedures to include operating, maintenance, troubleshooting, fault isolation, checklists, technical specifications, field service bulletins, training materials, and other procedures and reports to FAA and other international Civil Aviation Authority requirements.
  • Develop and review technical documents for content, accuracy, and format.
  • Proficient working with Microsoft Office Suite, Solidworks Composer, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, ArborText XML Editor, and other applications, including interactive manuals and desktop publishing.
  • Support multi-language translation of manuals.
  • Ability to comprehend source material in the form of engineering drawings, software description documents, test plans, design specifications/documentation, as well as discussions with engineers, pilots, technicians, and military/civilian customers.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2+ years of experience, or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of XML style writing.
  • Must demonstrate a comprehensive technical understanding of aviation and/or engine technology, and technical writing/editing/illustration principles, theories, standards and concepts.
  • Must have a strong working knowledge of the development of technical manuals and documentation and strong working knowledge of computer-based tools in the production of technical documentation.
  • Excellent English language writing skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with emphasis on flexibility in adapting to changes as a result of refinements

 

Preferred:

  • FAA A&P or Pilots License, or equivalent military experience.
  • Experience with S1000D documentation standards
  • Ability to create illustrations and images to support written content
  • Knowledge of CMS.
  • Cross-disciplined; experience with mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Experience with aircraft manufacturing company.
  • Expertise with on-line web-based documentation systems.

 

Working Conditions

This position is a professional documentation position, yet combined with occasional “hands-on”, assisting technicians working through documentation related to engines and aircraft installations.

DeltaHawk Engines, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If interested or to learn more, please send your resume to Lisa Fiorita at lisa.fiorita@deltahawk.com.

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