PDS Tech Inc Technical Publications & Content Distribution in Shelton, Connecticut

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a candidate for the Technical Publications & Content Distribution in Shelton, CT.

  • The senior technical writer will manage, direct, and QA the writing/offload effort of technical manual and technical directive projects and must be able to clearly and effectively communicate technical specifications and instructions to a wide range of audiences.

  • The senior technical writer acts as subject matter expert for projects in Avionics, Electrical, Airframe, Powerplant, Fuel, Powertrain, and Flight controls.

  • The senior technical writer manages offload to suppliers observing performance and quality of publications, referring to technical specifications and engineering documentation.

  • The senior technical writer manages the preparation of text, line art, wiring diagrams and charts verifying they conform to specifications. The senior technical writer also conducts quality review of materials.

  • The position requires contact with customers. Possible travel to customers facilities to perform validations and verifications on technical manuals and directives with customer, attend program reviews and technical interchange meetings, etc. with customer.

  • Tracks quality metrics of all deliverables using Authorized Technical Review process.

  • Manages development of deliverables to support Product Safety, Engineering, ILS managers, and commercial operator support. Manage outsourcing of work. Manage delivery schedule. Work with internal and external suppliers to ensure quality of final documents

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be a US Citizen.

  • The candidate will possess technical experience ideally in the helicopter or aerospace industry, with a minimum of 5 years of proven skills/experience

  • 5+ years of professional experience with a related Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education. Associate's degree, with 10+ years of professional experience.

  • Have a working knowledge of MIL-STD style guides.

  • Ability to write technical content for maintenance technical manuals including installation, test, repair, IPB and troubleshooting procedures.

  • Must have experience using Arbortext Editor or equivalent.

Desired skills:

  • Working Knowledge of S1000D Electronic Technical Manual Development.

  • Working knowledge of Content Management Systems such as SDL Content@, SDL XYVision, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Office, Adobe Professional.

  • A&P license or military experience is desired, experience in Logistics/Aircraft maintenance preferred.

  • Experience with tracking status for multiple projects.

  • Experience with contributing to the development of Basis of Estimates (BOEs) within the discipline of Technical Publications.

  • Experience with all writing for all levels of maintenance on Rotory Aircraft.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.