Senior Technical Writer

Shelton, CT 06484

Posted: 04/10/2019 Industry: Aerospace & Defense Job Number: 170465 Pay Rate: DOE

Aerospace and Defense Technical is hiring a Senior Technical Writer

  • The Senior Technical Writer will support the Technical Publications team in development of US Air Force Combat Rescue Helicopter Program O-level Maintenance Technical Manual.
  • The primary duties will be to observe performance and perform quality inspections of supplier generated procedures and tasks.
  • May also be asked to author maintenance technical content in S1000D Version 4.0.1.
  • Manages offload to suppliers and verifies quality of publications, referring to technical specifications and engineering drawings.
  • Manages the preparation of text, line art, wiring diagrams and charts verifying they conform to specifications.
  • May manage, direct, writing/offload effort of technical manual projects and must be able to clearly and effectively communicate technical specifications and instructions to a wide range of audiences.
  • Acts as subject matter expert for projects in Avionics, Electrical, Airframe, Powerplant, Fuel, Powertrain, and Flight controls.
  • Assist in development of deliverables to support using processes and procedures.
  • Work with internal and external suppliers to ensure quality of final documents.
  • 3-5 years of proven skills/experience.
  • A&P license or military aviation maintenance experience is desired.
  • Knowledge of S1000D Version 4 or later.
  • Knowledge of XML/SGML languages.
  • Familiar with authoring tools such as SDL Content@.
  • Familiar with common business tool such as Microsoft Office.
  • Familiar with Engineering drawings and models with ability to convey into     maintenance manual graphics.
  • Possess technical experience ideally in the helicopter or aerospace industry
  • Working knowledge of ACE/Six Sigma tools set, especially Relentless Root Cause Analysis.
  • Excellent communications skills both written and oral.
  • Must have the ability to manage multiple projects of varied size and scope.



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Nancy Boyce

Nancy Boyce is a Sr. Technical Recruiter with over 30 years' experience serving the Aerospace and Engineering industries.  Her favorite part of her job is working with a candidate through the whole process of getting them hired and then seeing them become successful in their career path.  The best way to contact Nancy is via phone or email

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