Technical Writer


Information clé

Maintenance des équipements industriels
Costa mesa, California, ETATS-UNIS
CDI, Temps complet
BAC+3, BAC+4
Supérieure à 3 ans

Description de la mission

1) Summary of Job Purpose:
Review, assess and update Safran Electronics & Defense, Avionics Costa Mesa Technical Documentations (Manufacturing instructions, etc.)

2) Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
 The Technical Writer works closely with the Product Design Engineering Team to assess and update the Technical Documentations (Manufacturing instructions, CMM, etc.) that is used in the FAA Part 21.
 Studies products and works closely with product designers and developers to understand the limitation and constraints of the products, to use the Acceptance Test Procedure.
 Shadows and aligns with the supervisors and operators on the floor to capture the tribal knowledge and translate the operations into clear and concise instructions.
 Works with the repair shop to define the step by step of the assembly procedures.
 Applying their knowledge of the user of the product, technical writers may serve as part of a team conducting usability studies to help improve the design of a product.
 Adjust copy as necessary and proofread for grammar and spelling.
 Manages and is accountable for the document development life cycle, per SEDA internal procedures.
 Provide updates and different editions as necessary and releases the document following final approval.
 Use photographs, videos, drawings, diagrams, animation, and charts that increase users' understanding and revise documents as new issues arise.

3) Required Competencies:

Education / Experience:

  • - Bachelor's degree in technical/electronics, and/or equivalent of 8-10 years of experience
  • - Must have fundamental writing skills to ensure that technical content is clear, concise, and grammatically correct.
  • - Experience with the ATA 100 and/or 2200 specifications, SGML, XML, or FrameMaker preferred, but not required.
  • - Must be familiar with the aerospace and/or military technical publications and specifications.
  • - Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • - This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. green card holder), political asylee or refugee

Skills and Abilities:

  • - Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, engineering specifications, engineering change orders, schematics, wiring diagrams, block diagrams, and illustrated parts lists.
  • - Ability to build and maintain relationships, both internally and externally, based upon trust, confidence and personal rapport.
  • - Proficiency in MS Office products, Visio, and Adobe Pro is required
  • - Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • - Excellent problem-solving ability
  • - Mastery of the English language is a must. Other languages, such as Spanish and French are a plus.

Description complémentaire

  • - Ability to read, analyze, and interpret spreadsheets, technical data, and regulatory documents.
  • - Ability to present information to internal and external audiences.
  • - Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

4) Physical Requirements :

  • - While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • - The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • - Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
  • - Travel is required - local, domestic and international (including Mexico and/or Europe on occasion)
  • - The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Entité de rattachement

Safran Electronics & Defense

Safran est un groupe international de haute technologie opérant dans les domaines de la propulsion et des équipements aéronautiques, de l'espace et de la défense. Implanté sur tous les continents, le Groupe emploie plus de 92 000 collaborateurs pour un chiffre d'affaires de 21 milliards d'euros en 2018. Safran occupe, seul ou en partenariat, des positions de premier plan mondial ou européen sur ses marchés. Pour répondre à l'évolution des marchés, le Groupe s'engage dans des programmes de recherche et développement qui ont représenté en 2018 des dépenses d'environ 1,5 milliard d'euros.

Safran est classé dans le Top 100 Global Innovators de Thomson Reuters ainsi que dans le palmarès « Happy at work » des sociétés où il fait bon vivre. Le Groupe est en 4ème position du classement Universum des entreprises préférées des jeunes ingénieurs en France.

Safran Electronics & Defense est un leader mondial de solutions et de services en optronique, avionique, électronique et logiciels critiques, pour les marchés civils et de défense. La société équipe notamment plus de 1000 navires, 25 000 véhicules terrestres et 10 000 avions à travers le monde.

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