Technical Document Specialist - East Farmingdale - Curtiss-Wright

Publiée le: 8/28/2021

Résumé de l'offre

Description de l'offre

Our East Farmingdale site is part of our Defense Solutions division, and more specifically the Peerless Instrument group. This business unit focuses on electronic assemblies, systems and software for the US military including advanced instrumentation and control systems that are not only used in Navy propulsion systems but provide sophisticated monitoring systems for the gas, oil or petrochemical industries. For more information please visit

Technical Document Specialist

The Curtiss-Wright/Peerless Instrument Documentation Department has an immediate opening for a mid-to-senior-level Technical Document Specialist. As the Technical Document Specialist you are primarily responsible for the preparation, revision, and maintenance of the company's technical documents.

Curtiss-Wright invests in the development, recruitment, and retention of critical skills as part of its model for business success. We offer a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package including medical and prescription drug coverage, dental benefits, life and disability insurance, 401k retirement, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation/holidays.

Location: East Farmingdale, NY

Your Challenge:

  • Maintains the company's document templates and revises them as needed. Owns the procedural document for Word Processing.
  • Recommends and implements stylistic improvements where necessary.
  • Formats all technical publications from internal forms and procedures to complete technical manuals.
  • Produces accurate, complete, and legible materials from review-copy stage through final sign-off.
  • Creates physical deliverables as needed such as posters, signage, booklets and other bound materials.
  • Combines materials as needed from multiple sources, including PowerPoint, Word, Excel, PDF, and others to create one uniform and legible deliverable.
  • Proofreads documents, discusses inconsistencies with writer.
  • Serves as writer for straightforward documentation, as needed.
  • Collaborates with Technical Writes and subject matter experts.

Your Expertise:

  • Working-level expertise of standard Microsoft applications: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Visio; knowledge of photo, video, and PDF editing; and TechSmith Snagit.
  • Expert in formatting and work with internal department procedures, forms, booklets, technical drawings, signage, diagrams, and this caliber of printed material.
  • Expert-level proofreader and ablity to work with internal department procedures, forms, booklets, technical drawings, signage, diagrams, and this caliber of printed material. 
  • Excellent Written and Oral Communication Skills.
  • Abiltiy to work under deadlines.
  • Aesthetic for page design.
  • Defense industry experience.
  • Due to the nature of the work performed at this facility, this role may require a DOD Government security clearance. Incumbents must have the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance while employed by this site.

This position may require exposure to information that is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request. #LI-LR #IND