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Tech Writer II

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Technical Writer II, in Louisville, CO:

Are you passionate about creating clear documentation for highly complex systems? We may have the Tech Writer position you've been seeking! As a Tech Writer II, you will be using your skills and expertise to work with subject matter experts, to obtain an in-depth comprehension of a variety of systems necessary to meet the documentation specifications for our programs and proposals. These cover a very wide range, from advanced mission payloads and electronic systems through highly integrated aircraft to orbital and space exploration systems. You'll develop our operations/maintenance manuals, supplements, and related documentation utilizing engineering drawings, block diagrams, wiring diagrams, schematics, and CAD models. You'll host recurring internal and external documentation review conferences to solicit feedback from various teams for incorporation into future revisions.


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field of study and typically 3 or more years of relevant experience

    • A higher level degree may substitute for experience

    • Related experience may be considered in lieu of required education

  • Knowledge of technical writing principles, practices, and standards

  • Understanding of desktop publishing tools, including publishing features of Microsoft Word

  • Experience in other elements of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Powerpoint) and Adobe
    publishing tools and editing, layout, and production of technical documents which
    include graphics, tables, and other embedded content

  • Experience working in multi-disciplinary design and development teams



  • Experience in transferring data from MS Word documents to other software applications, including Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)

  • Exposure to Configuration Management (CM) or Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems is helpful

  • Ability to plan and participate in Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) preparation, technical documentation, test plans,  procedures, and technical or operations manuals

  • Experience preparing documentation with minimal input (written or verbal) from subject matter experts, such as design engineers and program managers, to prepare initial drafts and templates

  • Familiarity working with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of product and documentation requirements. Verify content meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience

  • Prior experience creating and maintaining documentation templates, layout guides, and graphics resources

  • Understanding of  internal technical reference documentation, including data libraries, training material, process/procedure guides

  • Knowledge of techniques for reviewing, editing, and formatting business proposals, product management documents, RFP responses, marketing communications, and other organizational documents as requested

  • Experience with Adobe FrameMaker

  • Background in the Aerospace and Defense Industry or DoD

Job Number: 2210150783
Job Location: Louisville, CO
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 04/05/2022
Last Updated: 05/17/2022
Attention: Marjorie Santiago-Marquez
Address: 11828 W CENTRAL STE 100
City, State: WICHITA, KS 67212-5129
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Fax Phone: 316/729-1857

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