AAR CORP INL Senior Technical Writer/ Editor in PALM BAY, Florida

Title: INL Senior Technical Writer/ Editor

Location: United States-Florida-Palm Bay

Job Number: 7867


Ability to write technical manuals in compliance with TMCR, military specifications and all styles of manuals but not limited to operations, maintenance, illustrated parts breakdowns (IPBs), job guides, flight manuals, checklists, and work cards. This position is located in Florida.


  • Review engineering drawings and other data relative to operation, maintenance, and service of equipment.

  • Edits, standardizes, or makes changes to material prepared by other writers and illustrators.

  • Draw sketches to illustrate specified materials or assembly sequence.

  • Assign work to other direct reports.

  • Knowledgeable of MIL-STD 38784.

  • Technical Order General Style and Format, and other specifications as required.

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization policies and applicable laws.

  • Position requires a U.S. Department of State Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT).

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


A.A./A.S or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience


B.A./B.S. degree from a four-year college or university in a related field and/or combination of education and related experience


  • Four (4) years of total experience as a technical writer of which two (2) years in the preparation of modification work orders and technical manuals (new and/or updates) for aircraft or aircraft systems.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, Publisher and Power Point.

  • Excellent grammar, technical writing and editing skills.

  • Document Management experience.

  • Excellent knowledge of acquisition policies and procedures, coupled with ability to identify required technical solutions.


Familiarity with Army/DoD manuals strongly preferred.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  1. Focus on Results - Able to plan and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal supervision; is accountable for own actions.

  2. Communications - Possess excellent verbal & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized verbal & written information that is audience appropriate; listens attentively to others and retains/processes information.

  3. Teamwork - Builds alliances, partnerships & collaboration with others including those different from him/her; deals tactfully with others; assumes helps with a variety of team roles.

  4. Strategic Planning & Decision-Making - Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to meet goals & deadlines; consults & collaborates with appropriate people.

  5. Initiative & Innovation - Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays up-to-date on technology & approaches to work; provides creative solutions & input when faced with challenges.

  6. Interpersonal Relationships - Builds effective relationships with internal & external customers; ability to work independently and coordinate work with others; resolves conflicts in a professional manner.

  7. Quality & Safety - Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient.

  8. Continuous Improvement - Examines personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve.

  9. Training & Development - Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback.

  10. Integrity - Committed to passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are respected and valued.

  11. Performance Management - Sets clear expectations & direction for staff; achieves team results consistently; coaches staff to improve; is a positive role model.

  12. Expense Management - Plans budget appropriately, uses sound judgment; analyzes operation for improving expense efficiency; demonstrates knowledge of financial process & results.

  13. Leadership - Builds commitment to team, company, mission & customer through effective & frequent communications; promotes an environment of trust; fosters a respectful, energetic & positive work culture.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran