Technical Writer

Shelton, CT 06484

Post Date: 03/15/2018 Job ID: 163444 Industry: Aerospace & Defense

The senior technical writer candidate will support Rotary and Mission Systems, The Client Corporation, Technical Publications team in development of US Air Force Combat Rescue Helicopter Program Technical Manuals.

The senior technical writer will manage, direct, and QA the writing/offload effort of technical manual and technical directive projects and must be able to clearly and effectively communicate technical specifications and instructions to a wide range of audiences. The senior technical writer acts as subject matter expert for projects in Avionics, Electrical, Airframe, Powerplant, Fuel, Powertrain, and Flight controls. The senior technical writer manages offload to suppliers observing performance and quality of publications, referring to technical specifications and engineering drawings. The senior technical writer manages the preparation of text, line art, wiring diagrams
and charts verifying they conform to specifications. The senior technical writer also conducts quality review of materials.

The position may require contact with customers. Travel to customers facilities to perform validations and verifications on technical manuals and directives with customer, attend program reviews and technical interchange meetings, etc.

-Track quality metrics of all deliverable using Authorized Technical Review process.
-Assist in development of deliverable to support Product Safety, Engineering, ILS managers, and customer.
-Work with internal and external suppliers to ensure quality of final documents.

Basic qualifications:
-Write/manage technical manuals for rotary or fixed wing
-Familiar with computer programs Xyvision, Contenta, Microsoft
Excel, Microsoft Word.
-Familiar with Engineering drawings and be able to convey into
line art and text.

Desired skills:
-The candidate will possess technical experience ideally in the helicopter or aerospace industry, with 3-5 years of proven skills/experience. A&P license or military aviation maintenance experience is desired.
-Working knowledge of ACE/Six Sigma tools set, especially Relentless Root Cause Analysis.
-Excellent communications skills both written and oral.
-Candidate must have the ability to manage multiple projects of varied size and scope.
-Highly motivated.
-Strong organizational skills.
-Able to think and operate independently.
-Willingness to travel.
-Ability to recognize areas for process improvement & formulate actionable plans to address such areas. "

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

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