PDS Tech Inc Technical Editor/Writer - Level 3 in Grand Prairie, Texas
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Technical Editor/Writer Level 3 for an open position in Grand Prairie, TX.
This individual will be handling the technical writing and creating of training information, as well as delivering and training the material. The manager needs someone with a solid training background as well. Someone with a military background would work great for this role, but that is not mandatory.
Technical Publications WriterTechnical Writer that provides a wide array of technical documentation written to Military Specifications.
Primary responsibilities include developing and validating Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs), Depot Maintenance Work Requirements (DMWRs), Repair Parts and Special Tools Lists (RPSTLs), procedural art and illustrated graphics all developed to applicable Military Specifications.
Candidate must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to work well in a team environment.
Must be flexible with outstanding work ethic and possess the ability to respond quickly to company and client needs.
Must be able to interface with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to verify and understand technical concepts and develop courses of action to ensure project completion is on time and within budget.
Candidate must be familiar with layout, design and structure of Organizational, Intermediate and Depot level Technical Manuals (TM’s)' including Operation and Maintenance, Theory of Operation, Fault Isolation Procedures, and Illustrated Parts Breakdowns (IPB’s).
Must be able to read and interpret engineering drawings and software description documents.
Candidate must be willing to work overtime as required.
Some travel may be required
Solid training background needed.
Candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills
Demonstrated written and oral communication skills,
Abilities to read and interpret Engineering drawings, schematics Strong teaming skills.
Be flexible with an outstanding work ethic and possess the ability to respond quickly to internal and external customer requirements.
Must have 2-3 years of professional experience
Must have experience/working knowledge of the following:
EXtensible Markup Language (XML)
Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformation (XSLT)
MIL-STD-40051-1 and MIL-STD-40051-2 preferably Revision B
MIL-STD-2361C or later release
Arbortext Editor including Styler (5.4 or higher)
UltraEdit or similar
Adobe Acrobat Pro
Content Management Systems such as WindChill Proficient with Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint)Must be familiar with layout, design and structure of Organizational, Intermediate and Depot level Technical Manuals (TM’s)' including Operation and Maintenance, Theory of Operation, Fault Isolation Procedures, and Illustrated Parts Breakdowns (IPB’s).
Ability to produce illustrations using graphics tools such as ISOdraw, Autrotrol or similar graphics toolsAbility to acquire and verify content and illustrations by coordinating across Engineering Disciplines, observing production methods, referring to engineering drawings, notes, manuals, and similar publications.
Ability to write using clear and concise language that adheres to customer-established standards and conventions.
Ability to write technical content for maintenance technical manuals including installation, test, repair, and troubleshooting procedures.
Develop Operator Manual in contractor format delivered as PDF.
Develop Technical Manual Validation/Verification Plan and manual preparation.
Conduct Validation/Verification of Operators Manual. Preliminary and Final deliveries of Expedient Leader/Follower (ExL/F) Operator Manual. Support Critical Design Review (CDR).
Military background would be great for this role but not mandatory.
Experience with Electronics, Hydraulics and Mechanical Systems Past experience working with US Army or other Military publications Interactive Authoring and Display System (IADS) 4.0 or later Electronic Maintenance System (EMS) Next Generation (NG)Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Engineering
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.