PDS Tech Inc Engineering Technical Aide in Wichita, Kansas

PDS Tech Inc. is seeking an Engineering Technical Aide, in Wichita, KS.

Position Summary:

  • To provide assistance to the engineering group to allow engineers more efficient use of their engineering skill sets.

  • The Technical Aide is expected to assist with time-consuming tasks that do not require engineering judgment but need to be done to complete an analysis.

  • The variety of such jobs is open-ended and responsibilities will evolve depending on the abilities and interests of the Tech Aide.

Primary Responsibilities:

Document Search and Storage

  • Search for technical documents in six different databases.

  • Release documents into the ADS/EDS Database System.

  • Provide the engineering team with the appropriate technical document templates.

  • Provide support of the Structures database system operation and processes.

Document Maintenance

  • Initiate engineering documents by creating issue/reference numbers.

  • Review technical documents for appropriate format, grammar, and syntax.

  • Revise technical documents according to document mark-ups.

  • Assist in the development of presentation material (predominantly illustration development and data presentation.)

  • Gather signatures on documents ready for release.

  • Create Adobe PDF files of current documents.

  • Electronically scan documents into the appropriate libraries.

  • Coordinate drawing distribution.


  • Create new trackers based on project needs.

  • Maintain all trackers established for the current project.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Communicate overtime memos.

  • Maintain Technical Signature forms for each engineer in the team.

  • Print documents or information at the request of the engineer.

  • Assist in coordination as required with Customers and Suppliers.

  • Maintain the Optimized Skills Database.

  • Maintain the team's Wiki site.

  • Develop CATIA skills to eventually provide drafting support for the engineering team.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:

  • Previous experience in an administrative function in an aircraft/aerospace setting preferred.

  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Previous CATIA experience is preferred

  • Ability to work in a diverse environment and coordinate with many different functions.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English.

  • Ability to excel in a detail oriented environment.

  • Ability to read technical drawings.

Education / Special Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred; lesser education accepted with relevant experience.

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.