Aviation Technical Writer 1 Hot
- Olathe, Kansas
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Aviation Technical Writer 1 job at Garmin International in Olathe KS
Description, duties, responsibilities
As a leading worldwide provider of navigation devices and wearable technology our focus is on developing designing and supporting superior products. Our advanced technology promotes performance safety and ease of use in every market we serve. That makes us an engineering and technology company with a keen focus on recruiting talent in those fields. But the same vertical integration business model that keeps all design and manufacturing processes in-house also gives us the incentive to hire top performers from different backgrounds including operations finance and accounting information technology sales marketing and communications. Associates get the royal treatment at Garmin. Regardless if you?re a newbie or a veteran engineers dream it design it and use it. Here you will be surrounded by others who share the same passion about what they do every day. We offer a relaxed team environment (no dress code!) where advancement is found from sharing knowledge not hiding it! While we promise you a lot of responsibility you also will have the opportunity to have ownership over projects?oh and we promise you there will be some fun mixed in there too! We are looking for a full-time Aviation Technical Writer I for our headquarters in the greater Kansas City area. In this role you will be responsible for researching and writing pilot?s guides quick reference guides installation manuals and/or maintenance manuals. Other essential functions include: Create electronic documents using word processing and desktop publishing tools Communicate with the Design Engineers in areas that relate to the product specifications and product development Facilitate the rework of mechanical drawings and screen captures Qualified candidates possess a Bachelor?s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a field relevant to performing the essential functions of this or a minimum of 2 years? experience performing a role substantially similar to the essential functions of this job description. Other include: Must possess experience in the aviation industry and working with and/or using avionics Must demonstrate proficiency using word processing tools such as Microsoft Word Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to work proactively and effectively with minimal supervision Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a flexible fast paced and challenging environment Demonstrated strong and effective verbal written and interpersonal communication skills Must be team-oriented possess a positive attitude and work well with others Experience and/or knowledge in electronics relevant to the essential functions of this job description proficiency in effectively using Adobe InDesign Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop familiarity with aviation phraseology and flight operations procedures and basic understanding of S1000D documentation standards is highly preferred! Our benefits are designed to lead an evolving marketplace support innovation and encourage a healthy balance between work and life. They allow our associates to make their own decisions about their wellbeing and future and consistently rank Garmin as a top tier benefits provider when compared to other high-tech employers. We offer a choice of high value medical dental and vision plans with low or no premiums to fit your and your family?s preferences. In addition Garmin?s financial benefits include a generous 401K retirement plan that provides 5% of pay base contribution plus a match of 75 cents for every dollar you contribute to a maximum of 10% of your compensation. The employee stock purchase plan allows for shares to be bought at a 15% discount. Garmin offers many other benefits and perks ranging from wellbeing initiatives educational assistance and career development community charity support and employee discounts just to name a few. EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Disabled/VeteransSDL2017.
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