Thursday, November 3, 2011

Technical Writing Officer Vacancy | Etihad Airways Careers

Technical Writing Officer


Abu Dhabi

Flight Operations

Closing date
15 December 2011

Job Purpose
The role of a Flight Ops Technical Writer is defined under CAR-Ops 1 as being responsible for creating, maintaining and updating digital files of operations related manuals, documentation and training aids for the flight crew and determining whichever software environment is appropriate. Construct standard templates for all manuals and publications which have to be approved and later on to be used in all documents which present a professional image of the company. Ensure that all updates and revisions are collected and accurately reflected in the manual for local authority’s approval.

Create accurate Adobe PDF of all Operational Documentation to ensure printed and electronic documents are of a consistent high quality
Keep Digital Flight Deck Library (Skybook, G-Drive, Intranet) up to date to ensure pilots are using current information
Work with other departments to assist in formatting Technical documents to ensure professional look and common appearance.

Maintain CD-ROM/DVD library to minimum stock levels to ensure availability.
Liaise with colleagues to ensure paper documentation and digital library are concurrent.

Carry out projects set by the Manager Operations Documentation
Attend training courses to ensure skills are up to date.

Minimum requirement:

Completed High School Education
School Qualifications with information and communications technology (ICT) bias
Ideal Qualifications and Education:

All of the above plus:

Degree in computer related subject

Minimum requirement:

Experience of working to deadlines in a Technical Writing environment
Using templates to create a consistent presentation of information
Ideal Experience:

All of the above plus:

2 years working experience in a Technical Writing environment or in a Flight Operations Documentation Department
Creating and amending digital based aviation documentation in MS Word/Adobe Frame Maker/SGML
Experience of applying Local National Aviation Authority Regulations to Aircraft Manufacturer issued documents

Advanced MS Office
Adobe Acrobat/Frame Maker

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