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Technical Publications Engineer

Job Details

Corporate - Cleveland, OH


  • This position will work 5 days / week at our Cleveland, Ohio or Sanford, Florida location 
  • Directly responsible (either individually or with other team members) for the development of aircraft engineering technical publications, not limited to Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICA), Electrical Load Analysis (ELA), Aircraft Flight Manual Supplements (AFMS), Weight and Balance document (W&B), and others.
  • With minimal supervision, use aircraft technical data to develop technical content that provides the information necessary for efficient return to service of the aircraft.
  • Conduct reviews, analysis, and modification of technical documents to gain a thorough understanding of complex aircraft system operation.
  • Support the complete workflow process to ensure successful development and revision of technical publications.
  • Comply with established quality processes to ensure accuracy, ease of use, and timely delivery of technical publications content.
  • Assist with maintaining the online technical publications customer portal.


The position of Technical Publications Engineer must have these qualifications:  

  • Bachelor's Degree in and engineering or technical field or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the primary responsibilities in authoring of technical publications documents.
  • 3+ years of technical writing or technical publications experience, to include using industry standards to develop/revise technical documents in word processing applications.  
  • Prior knowledge and experience with aircraft installations, modifications and the fabrication of wiring and electrical components, fixtures, and associated equipment in accordance with blueprints, worksheets, and engineering drawings.
  • Extensive knowledge of aircraft system methodology gained through practical experience is required.
  • Strong technical writing and communication skills are required.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering data is required. Experience with 3-D data is desired.
  • Thorough knowledge of aircraft/hand tools, test equipment, parts nomenclature, maintenance procedures, and aircraft equipment (obtained through experience, research, or training) is required.
  • General knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements (14 CFR Part 21, 23, 25, 145).
  • Ability to work in and around the aircraft and tight spaces (avionics bays, etc).
  • Travel on occasion.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Advanced skill in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Advanced typing skills are required.
  • Experienced in electrical design CAD package(s).

Highly Desired Qualifications:

  • Exposure to aircraft modifications (AMT, repairman, A&P, etc), FAA and aircraft OEM standard practices, and FAA certification
  • Experience and skill with authoring and publishing software tools such as Adobe Acrobat, and Adobe FrameMaker. Competence with graphics tools such as Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop desired.
  • NCATT certification