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Technical Writer

at Textron Systems Corporation

Posted: 6/22/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 265039
Keywords: technical

Job Description

Transform Your Reality


TRU Simulation Training is a leader in aviation simulation and training, preparing our customers with true-to-life experiences. Driven by innovation and safety, our products help pilots and maintainers achieve daily success in aviation.

We are proudly backed by our parent company, Textron, Inc. (NYSE: TXT), a Fortune 500 known worldwide for aviation and defense brands including Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker and Textron Systems.

Why launch a career with the TRU Family?


Transform the industry standard: We are an innovative team supporting products ranging from aircraft maintenance training devices to full motion flight simulators, for both commercial and defense customers. We take the next step to provide hands-on pilot and maintenance training to ensure flight readiness.

Driven by people: We empower people to make the impossible, possible. By joining our diverse team, you will experience new challenges and opportunities to best fit your career goals.

Global growing company: With locations spanning across the U.S, we are also rapidly expanding internationally to continue to support our global customers.  

Position Summary


  • The Technical Writer will write, edit and revise documentation and presentation material in support of the Programs Office and Engineering departments for TRU Simulation Training. 

  • Develop, modify, and maintain technical documentation and presentation materials for our Flight Simulators. Items include operation & maintenance manuals, qualification test guides, and acceptance test procedures.

  • Ensure all user documents comply with customer requirements including content, level of detail, and layout.

  • Develop, modify, and maintain graphics from engineering drawings, photos, etc.

  • Ability to work with configuration management team adhering to company standards and practices

  • Multi-task across several projects and requirements










  • Three of more years of related experience in Technical writing

  • Bachelor's degree in English, Computer Science, Technical Communications, or other writing/technical program is preferred. Experience can be considered in lieu of education 

  • Experience working in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Aircraft knowledge is a plus

  • Experience with content management systems, email marketing tools, and web analytics tools

  • Ability to understand technical information and produce thorough step-by-step instructions for procedures as laid out by Engineering

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • High level of attention to detail

  • Creative thinker

  • Ability to work independently on a project or collaboratively as a team player and able to integrate with a diverse team with varying opinions and ideas

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance.




Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.