Job Listing Description

Technical Writer

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Technical Writer for an opening in Mojave, CA.

The Technical Writer will review and rework any discrepancies related to various aircraft/spacecraft systems. Additionally, the Technical Writer will make sure that the documentation conforms to established style guides and standards and will work with product managers and end users to make sure all technical documentation meets customer requirements. The Technical Writer is expected to become a subject matter expert on aircraft systems by interviewing product engineers, observing performance of production methods, referring to technical drawings and specifications, and engineering illustrations. He/she will oversee preparation of illustrative materials, select drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts. He/she will conduct quality review of materials.

Write and maintain spacecraft technical documentation to include operator, maintenance, training and other supporting materials
Collaborate with document users and product managers to make sure of accuracy, quality, clarity and effectiveness of documentation
Provide and solicit feedback for improvement of documentation and writing processes
Collaborate with other technical writers in development of procedures and methods of writing to reflect best industry practices

Familiar with space and/or aviation documentation formats, including ATA 100 / iSpec 2200 and/or S1000D authoring and publication standards, AMM, GOM, GMM, POH (including normal and emergency procedures), TO, SB, Technical Directives, Airworthiness Directives, etc.
Ability to work hands-on with cross-functional teams
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to create accurate and concise technical materials
Organized and detail-oriented
Flexible and open-minded
Creative and imaginative, open to unique ways of presenting information
Self-motivated, self-disciplined, and able to work with minimal supervision
Able to work independently and in a team environment
Ability to react to change and thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment
Demonstrated competency in the following:
Content Creation and Publishing Tools
Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project
Experience with SGML/XML
Strong overall computer skills.
Familiarity with aviation/aerospace operations, pilot and maintenance processes

Accredited Bachelors' degree and 5+ years minimum related experience in technical writing, preferably with aviation/aerospace experience


Job Number: 184590
Job Location: Mojave, CA
Rate: $DOE
Duration: 6 Months
Input Date: 02/04/2020
Last Updated: 02/19/2020
Attention: Zachary Fasano
Address: 420 CULVER BLVD
City, State: PLAYA DEL REY, CA 90293
Phone: 310/414-7800 X286
800 Phone: 800/927-9318
Fax Phone: 310/414-7808

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