- 184590 - Technical Writer
- CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
- 6 Months
- 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
Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293
Phone: (310) 414-7800 x252 or (800) 927-9318 x252
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.
Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.
Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.