Safran Technical Writer in Brea, California

Technical Writer

Location:Brea, California



Location Name:Brea, CA

Wage:Depends on Experience

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Job Summary:

The Technical Writer is responsible for managing maintenance documentation tasks, projects and assigned staff. Will maintain Component Maintenance Manuals, Overhaul Manuals, Service Bulletins, Service Letters, and other various ATA compliant documents used in commercial aviation maintenance. May also review existing material and recommend revisions or changes in scope, format, content, methods or reproduction.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Produce printed technical training materials, documents and publications

  • Author and revise documentation such as Component Maintenance Manuals, Service Bulletins and Service Letters while complying with ATA iSpec2200 specifications

  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, test reports, and vendor data for inclusion in technical manuals

  • Evaluate product publication needs, cost and time estimates for delivery and reviews proofs of material to ensure quality control

  • Communicate with appropriate internal groups and subject matter experts to ensure content is accurate and meets requirements of the product or program specifications

  • May supervise subordinates and personnel assigned to technical documentation efforts

  • May develop and write engineering and regulatory documents, training manuals, presentation data and other technical publications

  • Prepare written material for publication by reviewing copy to detect errors in spelling, punctuation, grammar and syntax, in addition to verifying facts

  • Coordinate the distribution published materials

Preferred Qualifications and/or Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in a related field

  • 3-6 years of experience working in a similar role

  • Basic knowledge of ATA iSpec2200 and S1000D standards

  • Specifically CMM, AMM, SB, SIL and other related documents

Soft Skills:

  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills

  • Team player and independent contributor

  • Must be proactive, meticulous, organized, and detail oriented

  • Ability to efficiently resolve problems

  • Ability to accomplish multiple tasks

  • Ability to work independently, with minimal direction

  • Ability to use discretion and independent judgment when making decisions on behalf of the company

The preceding functions and requirements have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations, if required, so that employees can perform the essential functions of the job.

Zii is an equal opportunity employer. We will not unlawfully discriminate against qualified applicants or employees with respect to any terms or conditions of employment based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition, marital status, military service status, citizenship status, or other characteristic protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

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