181732 - Principal Technical Editor and Writer
CA-Southern California - San Diego
San Diego
$40 to $45.00 DOE
8 Months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Technical Eidtor and Writer in San Diego, CA.

Client has an opening for a level 3 Flight Manual Editor and Writer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA.
The selected candidate will develop and implement software integration plans in a lab environment supporting various space, aircraft, and ground systems.

Essential Functions:
" Write, rewrite, and/or edit documents such as operational procedure manuals and related technical publications
" Communicate clearly and effectively, operational specifications and instructions to aircrew audiences to include military personnel
" Act as a resourceful point of contact to Engineering and the Test teams
" Support the development of teams in the investigation of issues
" Develop, implement, and support the Technical Order (TO) development and build plans
" Demonstrate initiative to acquire subject knowledge by interviewing product developers, observing performance of production methods, referencing technical specifications, blueprints, engineering illustrations, and trade journals
" Requires active participation in overseeing the preparation of illustrative materials, including the selection of drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts
" Requires the responsibility to conduct detailed quality reviews and to work closely with customers and engineers for issue resolution.
The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels. Candidate must be comfortable in a lab environment and be able to collaborate closely with system engineers, hardware designers, and integration/test engineers.

Must have 6 Years relevant experience with Bachelors, 4 Years with Masters, or equivalent experience.
Previous Flight Manual authoring and development experience (must show).
Familiar with pilot and/or mission operator controls, displays, and general knowledge of aircraft systems.
Previous experience developing Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs).
Strong attention to detail and personal organization.
Be a pro-active team player who thinks ahead, plans and suggests solutions.

Preferred Qualifications:
Military and/or Pilot experience preferred in unmanned or manned aircraft. Familiar with pilot and sensor operator controls, displays, and general knowledge of all aircraft systems. Ability to support airworthiness military type certification. General understanding of S1000D, SGML or XML authoring software, common source database, and technical publications development processes. Ability to interpret engineering documentation including drawings, specifications, alert bulletins and other technical documents. Possess excellent oral and written communications skills. Must be able to perform work with little or minimal supervision. High literacy in structured authoring environment (book-plan structure, task numbering and DTDs/schema, elements, tagging and attributes). Experience producing electronic technical data.

Bachelors, Masters, or equivalent experience is required.
School must be accredited.

9/80 workweek

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

LaVada Pulley
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x260 or (800) 927-9318 x260

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.