Job Title:

Technical Writer

Location:
Category:
Professional
Job Division:
LAUNCH Professional Jobs - Supply Chain Management
Posting #:
2019-13961

Job Summary:

Technical Writer

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking a Technical Writer

for position in Kent, WA.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Writes and edits technical procedures and reports related to aerospace testing to RTCA/DO-160, including qualification test procedures (QTPs), quality test reports (QTRs), similarity analysis, RTCA/DO-313 LED monitor reports, and other as required. Responsible for tracking status of reports by project and estimating times required to complete tasks.

 

 Key Responsibilities:

 

                              Tracks required documentation by certification project and identifies status of certification plans and reports.

 

 Develops and updates test plans in accordance with FAA/EASA applicant project requirements and in formats consistent with existing test plans

 

 Locates appropriate test data and incorporates into test reports in established formats, develops technical language as necessary, and ensures numerical identification and revisions of referenced parts and documents are accurate.

 

Qualifications and requirements:

 

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic person who is able to take a high level of individual responsibility
  • Create, deliver, and/or manage service manuals / user documentation for complex automated equipment.
  • Research, interpret, analyze, and write by interpreting technical source information and determining appropriateness for inclusion into documentation and other content development.
  • Prioritize work, balance multiple projects, and meet strict deadlines, with proven ability to work on many projects concurrently.
  • Work closely with subject matter experts (i.e., development team, operations team, program managers,etc.) to learn and leverage core content and build effective documentation.
  • Understand and communicate concepts quickly and accurately.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

  • Experience with complex automated equipment
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills
  • Excellent research, writing and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to details
  • Demonstrated success in working in a highly collaborative, team-oriented environment

 

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in engineering or other technical field
  • 3-5 years of experience in technical content development and delivery in a corporate environment
  • Experience working with electrical, mechanical, and manufacturing engineers is a plus

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Job Title:

Technical Writer

Job Family:

Quality Assurance

FLSA Status:

Exempt

Revision Date:

3/2019

Job Functions/Purpose

Writes and edits technical procedures and reports related to aerospace testing to RTCA/DO-160, including qualification test procedures (QTPs), quality test reports (QTRs), similarity analysis, RTCA/DO-313 LED monitor reports, and other as required. Responsible for tracking status of reports by project and estimating times required to complete tasks.

Key Responsibilities: The description below is not intended to an exhaustive list of responsibilities, and they will change from time to time. Furthermore, this does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

1

Tracks required documentation by certification project and identifies status of certification plans and reports.

2

Develops and updates test plans in accordance with FAA/EASA applicant project requirements and in formats consistent with existing test plans.

3

Locates appropriate test data and incorporates into test reports in established formats, develops technical language as necessary, and ensures numerical identification and revisions of referenced parts and documents are accurate.

Job Requirements

Education/

Experience

Bachelor’s degree, preferably in engineering or other technical field

Combination of education and experience will also be considered.

Competencies

Writing Expertise Verbal Communication

Attention to Detail Collaboration Skills

Organizational Skills Proficiency with MS Word

Time Management Proficiency with MS Excel

Physical*

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment*

The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts or is exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

*The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.