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Lockheed Martin Technical Editor/Writer in Goodyear, Arizona

Description: At Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, we are driven by innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach and yours as a Lockheed Martin employee. Lockheed Martin values your skills, training and education. Come and experience your future!

The Technical Writer position is responsible for the development of Maintenance Technical Publications in accordance with Engineering and Vendor Design, company standards, customer contract requirements, and related specifications. The Technical Writer acquires subject knowledge by interviewing product developers, observing performance of production methods, referring to technical specifications, blueprints, and engineering illustrations. This position also oversees preparation of illustrative materials, selecting 3-D Models, drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts. Regular quality review of material is required and quality metrics are compiled to assess performance.

The Technical Writer candidate will be a member of the Lockheed Martin - Rotary and Mission Systems Business Area, with focus in the Sikorsky Aircraft Line of Business (LOB) Technical Publications team supporting US Government Sales, Foreign Military Sale (FMS), and direct commercial sales of Technical Manuals. The primary purpose of this position is to support the 53K Developing program technical publications. The Technical Writer is responsible for all aircraft maintenance content within Technical Manuals, and will coordinate with all program Integrated Product Teams (LSA, GSE, Engineering, Program Management, etc.) as required to meet all contractual obligations.

This position is located in in Shelton, CT.

The Technical Writer will also QA the manage/schedule/offload effort of Technical Manual projects to suppliers and must be able to clearly and effectively communicate technical specifications and instructions to a wide range of audiences. The position may require contact with customers. This includes travel to facilities to perform validations and verifications on technical manuals, and attending program reviews and technical interchange meetings, etc.

Basic Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation-related field or equivalent

experience (2-5 years Technical Writing/Logistics


-Familiar with Engineering drawings/blueprints.

-Highly motivated.

-Strong organizational skills.

-Able to think and operate independently.

-Willingness to travel.

Desired Skills:

Logistics, Maintenance Planning, and or a combination of

Aviation Mechanic experience (A&P license and/or military

experience) is preferred.

-Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult


-Strong communications skills both written and oral.

-Ability to work multiple projects of varied size and scope.

-Familiar with technical authoring languages and

specifications such as XML, SGML, in S1000D spec.

-Familiar with common Engineering/Technical Authoring

tools and computer applications such as Contenta, Catia,

Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs), Arbortext

Editor, and Microsoft Office Suite.

-Working knowledge of Six Sigma tools set or lean business

processes, especially Root Cause Analysis.

-53K Heavy Lift Rotary Wing or similar platform experience is preferred.

-Able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.



Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.


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