Technical Writer III

Palo Alto, CA (Hybrid 1-2 days onsite a month)
Job Terms:
$56.81 - $63.13 hourly
Start date:

Job Description:

Please note, this position is local to Palo Alto with 1-2 days onsite a month

Aquent's Client is seeking a Publication Specialist (technical writer) to assist in the development and publication of documentation sets and web content that support our global operations, including, but not limited to, flight operations, maintenance, and safety.  The successful candidate is someone who can grasp technical detail quickly, use their excellent communication skills to organize and convey such technical material to their audience, and drive a systematic documentation review and approval process.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Update content for technical publications
  • Follow program documentation workflow

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:

  • Respond to reviewer comments and suggestions
  • Work with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to identify and resolve issues
  • Utilize the latest tools and techniques to manage and deliver documentation

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in the field of writing, technical writing, or communications
  • Excellent learning and communication skills
  • 5+ years of demonstrated aviation writing experience, including procedures manuals, checklists, flight manuals, or similar documents
  • Strong project management skills
  • Familiarity with a range of tools for authoring and managing technical content, such as MadCap Flare, Oxygen, Ultraedit, or similar
  • Experience with a variety of issue tracking and source control systems, such as Jira, GitHub, or similar
  • Familiarity with common graphics packages, such as Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, or similar

Nice to have Skills (not required):

  • Previous experience with sUAS
  • Self-starter and problem solver who likes working in a collaborative, team environment
  • Experience in document management

The target hiring compensation range for this role is the equivalent of $56.81 - $63.13 hourly. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.
Additional benefits offered may include; medical health insurance and dental insurance, life insurance, and eligibility to participate in 401k plan with company match.

Client Description:

A giant in the Tech Industry, this company's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. This company is committed to continuing to make diversity, equity, and inclusion part of everything they do—from how they build their products to how they build their workforce. Consistently named one of Forbes top employers, this company works hard to attract, retain and progress the best Talent.

A career here gives you the opportunity to be part of something bigger:

  • Expanding Opportunity - Providing people with information, tools and services to help them build knowledge, fuel curiosity, and unlock opportunity.

  • Protecting Users - Keeping billions of people safer online.

  • Including all Voices - Building a world where progress, equitable outcomes, diversity, and inclusion can be realities both inside and outside our workplace.

  • Responding to Crisis - Helping those affected by crisis through products, people and partners.

  • Advancing Sustainability - Unifying practices, partnerships, and products around a single mission — to foster sustainability at scale.

Are you ready to join the journey?

Why work with AQUENT? Check out our awesome benefits: https://aquent.com/find-work/talent-benefits

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.