• Technical Editing / Writing

    Location US-WA-Yakima
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Requisition Number
    15521
    # of Positions Remaining
    1
    Position Type
    Full time
    Experience (Years)
    2
    Category
    Administrative/Clerical - All
    Security Clearance Required?
    No
    Shift
    1
    Relocation
    No
  • Overview

    Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.
     
    Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.

     

    We are looking for a Tecnical Writer who will be writing, rewriting and/or editing technical documents such as Component Maintenance Manuals (CMMs), Service Bulletins/Letters, Military Technical Orders, Illustrated Parts Catalogs, for hydro-mechanical aircraft components. 

     

    Responsibilities

    • This position may also be called up to write/edit technical procedure manuals, user manuals, programming manuals, service manuals, operational specifications, and/or other related technical publications to communicate clearly and effectively technical specifications and instructions to a wide range of audiences.
    • Data necessary to write/edit these documents will need to be obtained by interviewing product developers, observing performance of production methods, referring to technical specifications, blueprints, engineering illustrations, and trade journals.
    • Oversees preparation of illustrative materials, selecting drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts. Conducts quality review of materials
    • The position includes coordination and over-sight of low-cost economy technical data contractors, coordination with other Triumph sites and business units, and close coordination with customers, as required.

    Qualifications

    • Associate Degree or Technical School Degree with emphasis in basic engineering and written communication skills.  Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Technical Writing, or other technical field is desired, but not required.
    • Must have a demonstrated knowledge creating, formatting, preparing and compiling large documents in FrameMaker, MS Word, Adobe Acrobat, or other document processing tools. 
    • Must have experience utilizing various CAD tools such as UG-NX, SolidEdge, SolidWorks, creating iso-metric and exploded views of parts and assemblies. 
    • Must have hands-on experience preparing technical documentation for complex products.

    Skills & Competencies:

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential.  A strong proficiency in technical writing, grammar, document flow, and instructional simplified English is essential and required.
    • Thorough knowledge of ATA specifications and strong technical writing skills are desired. 
    • A strong background in hydraulic component or hydraulic systems design or strong mechanical aptitude is desired.
    • Must have thorough experience with Adobe FrameMaker
    • Must be adept at using illustrating tools such as Canvas or IsoDraw. Must be able to create illustrations in compliance with ATA specifications.

     

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