Technical Author Mechanical

Location
Stans
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Jul 2013
Closes
29 Jul 2013
Ref
Tech Author Mech.
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Technical Author Mechanical Systems

Our Technical Publications Department has an immediate opening for a Technical Author responsible for the preparation of the mechanical aspects of the technical publications required to support our single turbo-prop trainer aircraft fleet.

This challenging position involves:

  • The production of descriptive, operation and procedural Data Modules and page blocks to ATA 100/iSpec 2200 and ASD S1000D and Mil-Spec specifications from engineering reports, drawings and general aircraft related documentation for the mechanical chapters of Pilatus technical publications
  • The production of Service Bulletins, Letters, Field Service Instructions and other aircraft modification packages from initial drawings and engineering and production personnel input
  • The production of draft illustrations and illustration production packages from drawings, photographs etc. to aid in the final preparation of artwork
  • The discussion and agreement of maintenance procedures from a ¿hands on¿ perspective with the engineering, maintenance and production departments
  • Ownership of documentation through to in-house or certification authority approval
  • The provision of responses to customer/internal departments documentation queries

 

For this position you are required to have the following skills and background:

  • Minimum 5 years experience as a technical author writing aircraft mechanical technical documentation to ATA 100/iSpec2200 and ASD S1000D specifications
  • Aeronautical mechanical apprenticeship/formal training
  • Experienced in the field of aviation through practical hands on
  • Experienced in the use of ASD Simplified Technical English, SGML/XML, Microsoft Word, FrameMaker + SGML and Arbortext Editor
  • Good sound knowledge of engineering drawing systems and general aircraft related documentation
  • English mother tongue