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Technical Writer Sr.

Description:
Position Purpose:
Directly responsible (either individually or with other team members) for the development of technical publications. This can include special projects, research and development, and aircraft safety-related content. Support the complete workflow process to ensure successful development and revision of technical publications. Comply with established quality processes to ensure accuracy, ease of use, and timely delivery of content.

Essential Functions:
1. With minimal to no supervision, use aircraft technical data to develop technical content that provides the information necessary for efficient return to service of the aircraft.
2. Conduct reviews, analysis, and modification of technical documents to gain a thorough understanding of complex aircraft system operation.
3. Provide training support on complex system operation and technical publications software and processes.
4. Participate with publications team to ensure department workflows and business processes are followed.
5. Proactively conduct discussions with internal/external customers in the development of source data, making sure it meets technical publication requirements.
6. Directly collaborate with Research and Development, Production, Completions Center, and Customer Support personnel to develop, review, and approve technical procedures.
7. Provide process improvement recommendations to leadership that can reduce overall department cost and/or increase productivity.
8. Contribute to development and continuous improvement of department styles, standards, operating procedures, and priorities.
9. Provide input to leadership on new processes or technology to enhance the Technical Publications business model.
10. Assist in the development of solutions to resolve technical data challenges.
11. Collaborate with leadership, team members, and other departments to develop/implement special projects.

Other Requirements:
1. Extensive knowledge of aircraft system methodology gained through practical experience is required.
2. Strong technical writing and communication skills are required.
3. Ability to read and interpret engineering data is required. Experience with 3-D data is desired.
4. Thorough knowledge of aircraft/hand tools, test equipment, parts nomenclature, maintenance procedures, and aircraft equipment (obtained through experience, research, or training) is required.
Unique Skills:
Technical writing experience in completions publications such as, outfitting wiring diagram manuals, outfitting maintenance manuals and cabin operating manuals with Adobe InDesign knowledge.

Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in the authoring of technical publications required. Four (4) years of technical publications experience, to include using industry standards to develop/revise technical documents in word processing applications. Knowledge of basic aircraft system methodology or equivalent technology is required. Proficiency in computer technology/software and typing skills is required. An A&P license and 4 years of related aircraft experience in addition to the four (4) years technical publications experience may offset the degree.
 
Job Number: 374113
Job Location: Savannah, GA
Rate: TBD
Duration: 12 - months
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 06/27/2019
Last Updated: 07/18/2019
Firm Name: CTS INTERNATIONAL
Address: 11100 NE 8TH ST STE 800
City, State: BELLEVUE, WA 98004
Phone: 425/451-0051
Fax Phone: 425/635-7630
Email: cjhunter@ctsinternational.com
Website: www.ctsinternational.com

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