Technical Writer (Aircraft Systems) Job
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Fort Worth, TX 76137, US
Engineering & Technology
Job Description BAE Systems is in search of a Technical Data Author to develop aircraft mission and vehicle systems fault isolation technical data procedures in support of the F-35 Lightning II program.
The candidate will be responsible for Anomaly & Failure Resolution System (AFRS) knowledgebase development, technical data authoring, and development of necessary documentation standards and procedures for the F-35 Lightning II.
In this position the candidate will be interfacing with customers, application users, engineers, and other support personnel. Ability to thrive in a team environment is a must. The candidate must be proactive and eager to perform the necessary research needed to develop AFRS data. Good verbal and writing skills are essential along with strong computer skills with the various Microsoft Office applications such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access.Required Education, Experience, & Skills Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience
Ability to obtain or possesses security clearance.
O-level troubleshooting experience on military aircraft systems
Flightline use of support equipment.
Formally trained in the maintenance and troubleshooting of aircraft systems.
Basic working knowledge of all aircraft systems related to type aircraft qualified on.
Working knowledge of Technical Orders and Manuals.
Strong Technical Writing skills.
Strong Computer/Typing skills and experience with MS Office Applications.
Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status.Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills AS/BS degree in a related field.
Certified 7-Level or Equivalent.
Experience with Interactive Electronic Technical Manual (IETM) publications.
Experience with Portable Maintenance Aids.
Maintenance planning experience.
Supportability Analysis experience.
Test & Evaluation experience.
Technical Publication validation experience.
Windows/UNIX scripting experience.
Fixed-wing/Fighter aircraft maintenance experience.
Practical work experience and working knowledge of SGML / XML
Practical experience with technical manual development
Good working understanding of the F-35 Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS)
Recent Hands-On experienceAbout BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.
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