Junior Technical Writer / Illustrator

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Woburn, MA 01801
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The Whole Life Engineering Directorate (WLED) is made up of several disciplines whose main objective is to influence hardware and systems early in their life cycle to assure effective operation, reliability, maintainability and economical ownership by the customer and end user.

WLED seeks an experienced Jr. Technical Writer/Illustrator based out of Woburn, MA. In this role, youll be responsible for executing and leading Technical Documentation tasks, including written documentation and technical illustration, in the area of Integrated Logistics Support (ILS).

Responsibilities may include the following:

  • Assisting with planning and documentation of preventative and corrective maintenance events for systems deployed globally
  • Development and maintenance of technical documentation including:
    • system functional theory
    • operations
    • preventative and corrective maintenance
    • schematics
    • illustrated parts breakdowns from compiled engineering technical reports
    • drawings and parts lists
    • train the trainer Radar courses
    • identify required student Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs), and Programs of Instruction (POIs).
  • Assist with IETM validation to ensure manuals conform to contract requirements, identification of supplier manual content requirements, budget and schedule compliance and the conduct of peer reviews.
  • Development of illustrations, graphics and flow diagrams to support contract deliverable documentation
  • Coordinate with Technical Trainers to identify and provide technical manual documents to support Organizational Level training courses.
  • Consolidating various data points to track trends that help inform leadership of Sustainment activity
  • Collecting and monitoring data Monthly Repair or Spares Cycle Time Metrics, received assets, in process work and backlog & turnaround time on Line Replaceable Units (LRU)

This position reports to our Woburn, MA location.

This job may require local travel to our other New England offices.

This position can be a salary grade G06 or G07 based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience, education and responsibility requirements for the position.

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Required Skills
  • Experience with technical writing or documentation or development of training materials, or experience developing graphics, illustrations and/or simple animations for technical manuals in a military or civilian environment
    • At a Grade G07, a relevant Master's Degree may be considered for this job.
  • US citizenship is required

Desired Skills
  • Experience developing technical documentation, training materials
  • Familiarity with standards-based, XML tagging processes and designs and applications for data product developments and engineering to include developing illustrations, tagging and build rules with S1000D, MIL-STD 3031, MIL-STD 40051-1 and -2, 2361, MIL-PRF 38784, MIL-DTL 24784, SCORM, TRADOC 350-70, NAVAIR INSTRUCTION 13034, MIL-HDBK 29612 MIL-HDBK 1222, and others.
  • Experience developing vector-based technical illustrations for commercial or military hardware technical manuals
  • Experience with developing illustrations in accordance with a standard such as S1000D, military specifications (MIL-SPEC) or in accordance with multiple specifications, such as MIL-STD 3031, MIL-STD 40051-1 and -2, 2361, MIL-PRF 38784, MIL-DTL 24784, SCORM, TRADOC 350-70, NAVAIR INSTRUCTION 13034, MIL-HDBK 29612, MIL-HDBK 1222, and others.
  • Experience with basic computer animation skills
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, PTC IsoDraw, or similar software
  • Experience using, manipulating, and exporting artifacts from 3-D CAD models, using PTC Creo, Solidworks, Autodesk, or other CAD-based softwareDemonstrated ability to exercise cultural sensitivity
  • Experience with XML based IETM editors such as ArborText or Eagle Publishing System (EPS)
  • Experience with Adobe FrameMaker, Adobe Captivate
  • Experience with MS Office Suite and MS Project

Required Education
BS in a STEM discipline or BA in Mathematics, Physics or Computer Science

This job is posted internally as: Systems Engineer I / Systems Engineer II

Here at Raytheon Technologies, we innovate to create solutions and solve complex challenges across all domains: from land and sea to air, space, and cyberspace. In doing so, we embrace the talent, expertise and perspectives of our diverse workforce, each bringing their skills, ideas and dedication to the work we do. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our customers, industry partners and our teammates, making a positive impact not only to our business, but also in our communities where we live and work. Our constant innovation is made possible by a strong culture, investing in our people, and an unwavering vision thats shared by our employees across the globe a vision of one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place.

What We Offer: Whether youre just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits on offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.



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