Technical Writer/Editor

Technical Writer/Editor

02 May 2024
Washington, Seattle-tacoma, 98101 Seattle-tacoma USA

Technical Writer/Editor

Job DescriptionAt Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.At Boeing, we are all innovators on a mission to connect, protect, explore and inspire. From the seabed to outer space, you’ll learn and grow, contributing to work that shapes the world. Come, build your future with us!The Training Operations and Campus Support team is looking for a Technical Writer / Editor to join the team in Seattle, WA .This position will join a global team responsible for analyzing training requirements and developing training to prepare pilots for an initial type rating, training to supplement standard pilot training, and tailoring training to meet region and customer specific requirements.Be a part of a global team of subject matter experts, instructional system designers, and technical writers to create new suite of competency based flight training courseware. The Technical Writer / Editor position will work with a global team to create and revise flight training courseware materials and supporting documentation.This is a hybrid position that allows some telecommuting . The selected candidate will be required to work onsite three (3) days per week at the Seattle, WA location.Position Responsibilities:

Use your expertise to recommend technical communication project plans.

Collaborate with pilot subject matter experts and instructional systems designers to scope, revise, edit, format, and proo an array of training materials.

Manage training manual content files to maximize data reuse in a specialized DITA XML publishing system.

Protect the integrity of pilot training manuals by enforcing standards, processes, and branding guidelines.

Devise strategies to tailor courseware to for regional requirements.

Coordinate critical stakeholder reviews of materials.

Assess the need obtain clarity and additional information as appropriate.

Conduct peer reviews for grammar, spelling, bias, standards, and accuracy.

Review comments and collaborate with teammates to reconcile conflicting inputs.

Co-create and revise flight instructor presentations.

Research and document technical information to improve established processes.

The position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.Basic Qualifications (Required Skill/Experience):

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

6+ years of experience in technical communication

Experience with documentation of technical requirements and processes

Travel:Occasional travel (10%) may be required in support of the program and customerPreferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

DITA

oXygen

Adobe Creative Cloud applications

Aviation concepts and quality standards

Learning new software

Style guides, especially the Chicago Manual of Style

Multimedia development and technical illustration

Typical Education and ExperienceEducation/experience is typically acquired through advanced education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 6 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. Master+4 years' related work experience, 10 years' related work experience, etc.).Relocation:Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.Work shift:This position will be for 1st shift.Drug Free Workplace:Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.At Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent. Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.The Boeing Company also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.Pay is based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerationsSummary pay range (Experienced) 81,600 – 110,400Applications for this position will be accepted until: May 30, 2024Export Control Requirements: U.S. Government Export Control Status: This position must meet export control compliance requirements. To meet export control compliance requirements, a “U.S. Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. §120.15 is required.“U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.Export Control Details: US based job, US Person requiredEqual Opportunity Employer:Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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