Technical Illustrator

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Andover, MA 01810
About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.

Whole Life Engineering (WLE) 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.

Job Summary:
As a Technical Illustrator youll develop graphics, illustrations and simple animations for technical manuals. Youre responsible for the development and execution of vector-based line graphics sourced from Computer Aided Design (CAD) 3-D models in support of operator, maintainer and depot maintenance activities and training requirements across multiple product lines.



Responsibilities to Anticipate:
In this role, youll promote interactions with both technical writers and subject matter experts to help produce and generate an integrated technical publications solution. You may also participate in peer reviews, technical manual validations/verifications, customer-partnering events and budget and schedule compliance.

This role is posted as 100% telecommute, with the stipulation that the incumbent be within a reasonable commute of the RTX Tewksbury, MA; Andover, MA and Pelham, NH locations to allow for as needed visits to these sites. Commuting costs to and from the site locations will be the responsibility of the incumbent.

An Advanced degree in a related field and minimum 3 years experience may be considered for this role.

Qualifications You Must Have:
Education: : Bachelor's degree OR 8+ years of relevant professional experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelors degree. (Two years of related work experience can substitute for one year of college education)

Employment Experience:
  • 5+ years experience developing graphics, illustrations and/or simple animations for technical manuals in a military or civilian environment
  • Experience using, manipulating and/or exporting artifacts from 3-D or CAD models
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. US citizenship is required as only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Qualifications We Value:
  • 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.
  • Familiarity with CGM Version 4, EPS, or WMF/EMF output files
  • Experience with NGRAIN simulation software and/or 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 software
  • Understanding of Earned Value fundamentals and/or project budgetary management experience
  • Knowledge of export control regulations (ITAR/EAR)
  • Experience with the Agile development process/environment
  • Demonstrate effective leadership and influential skills, interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, team building skills, and multitasking skills

What We Offer: Whether you are 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.

Additional Details:
This job is posted internally as: Principal Specialist, Engineering Services
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