Skip to main content

Lockheed Martin - Careers

Search Jobs

Search Jobs


Careers Home

Technical Writer/Editor

Apply Now Job ID: 492357BR Date posted: Aug. 06, 2019 City: Palmdale State: California
Description:This position is an opportunity with the historic Skunk Works® for a Technical Publications Writer to develop and author technical publications for complex military aeronautics systems. It draws on your experience developing military aeronautics technical publications that include flight manuals, maintenance manuals, and illustrated parts breakdown manuals, as well as maintenance Job Guides. Focused experience with Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMS), preferably in S1000D format, adds value to the project. Ability to effectively work with multiple engineering, software, supportability, and logistics disciplines will lead to success in developing technical publications.
The successful candidate will have general experience and knowledge of aircraft supportability and maintainability procedures and processes, and will be able to leverage that experience in planning and decision-making. Working independently, they will develop and field technically accurate and MIL-STD compliant technical documentation for complex systems. Experience in verification and validation of technical publications is highly desirable, as well as in interpreting engineering drawings, commercial technical orders, technical drawings and schematics.
Must be a US Citizen, as the position is located at a facility that requires special access.
Basic Qualifications:
- Experience in developing and authoring technical publications, as well as interfacing with operational and maintenance personnel in dynamic operational work environments

- Experience developing Interactive Electronic Technical manuals (IETMs), preferably in the S1000D format.
Desired Skills:
- Experience authoring technical publications for complex military aeronautics publications
- Experience in developing military aeronautics technical publications, including flight manuals, maintenance manuals, illustrated parts breakdown manuals and maintenance job guides
- General experience integrating Isometric illustrations or other graphical illustrations into an IETM format.
- Ability to effectively work with multiple engineering, software, supportability, and logistics disciplines to develop highly accurate technical manuals
- Experience in verification and validation of technical publications is highly desirable
- Broad experience with Microsoft Office suite, especially MSWord, Arbortext, Adobe, Photoshop, CATIA and IsoDraw software tools
- Self starter and able to multi-task in a fast-paced dynamic work environment
- Good communications and presentation skills.
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. As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s team of 113,000 people works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in all 50 states and more than 570 facilities that span 70 countries.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional Business Unit: ESS0343 AERONAUTICS COMPANY Relocation Available: Possible Career Area: Publications and Graphic Arts Clearance Level: Secret with an investigation within 5 years Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: FLEX9x80A-Friday off in 2nd week w/flex hrs/day Shift: First Apply Now

Together, Let's Change The World for the Better.

From green energy to aerospace, there are so many ways you can make a difference with us.