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Aircraft Maintenance Manual Author/ Technical Writer

Last updated: 2020-04-10
Valid to: 2020-05-06
Job Role:
Flight Operations, Other
Location:
United States
Type:
Permanent
Job description

Position: Maintenance Manual Author/ Technical Writer

Location: Wichita, KS

Duration: Long term

Job Description:

  • Create and revise maintenance documents (maintenance manuals, structural repair manuals, non-destructive testing manuals, tool & equipment manuals and component maintenance manuals) using engineering database information, engineering drawings, functional tests and other sources to provide customers with detailed aircraft continued airworthiness instructions.
  • Submit work packages to create illustrations that will accompany maintenance document instructions for use in technical publications.
  • Conduct self and peer quality checks of completed work packages for accuracy and consistency.
  • Follow established procedures and improve procedures as necessary.
  • Collaborate with core teams, engineers and customer service representatives to validate maintenance document procedures.
  • Bachelors or Associate's degree in an aviation related area preferred or equivalent experience authoring technical documents.
  • A&P license a plus.
  • Requires an understanding of engineering data, with an ability to research and analyze engineering drawings and technical documents.
  • Mechanical aptitude with experience and knowledge of aircraft operation, aircraft systems, aircraft maintenance practices, manufacturing and GAMA/ATA guidelines.
  • Experience using SGML/XML and/or Arbortext Editor.


Job Requirements:
  • Create and revise maintenance documents (maintenance manuals, structural repair manuals, non-destructive testing manuals, tool & equipment manuals and component maintenance manuals) using engineering database information, engineering drawings, functional tests and other sources to provide customers with detailed aircraft continued airworthiness instructions.
  • Submit work packages to create illustrations that will accompany maintenance document instructions for use in technical publications.
  • Conduct self and peer quality checks of completed work packages for accuracy and consistency.
  • Follow established procedures and improve procedures as necessary.
  • Collaborate with core teams, engineers and customer service representatives to validate maintenance document procedures.
  • Bachelors or Associate's degree in an aviation related area preferred or equivalent experience authoring technical documents.
  • A&P license a plus.
  • Requires an understanding of engineering data, with an ability to research and analyze engineering drawings and technical documents.
  • Mechanical aptitude with experience and knowledge of aircraft operation, aircraft systems, aircraft maintenance practices, manufacturing and GAMA/ATA guidelines.
  • Experience using SGML/XML and/or Arbortext Editor.
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