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Company: L3Harris
Location: Anaheim
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Job Title: Sr. Associate Technical Writer/Editor

Job Code: AS20210604-59201

Job Location:Anaheim, CA.

Job Description:

The Editor/Writer plays a critical role in supporting the Fleet Technical Documentation and Business Development organization and is responsible for editing various writing assignments. As an integral member of the documentation team, this individual works closely with the writers, engineering team, business development, finance, contracts, legal and subject matter experts to ensure, high quality and compliant documents and proposals. The Editor/Writer will review, edit and refine written material from various authors into a single cohesive document, and ensure that the final written response effectively communicates our intended messages. This position requires an acute understanding of the customer's needs, our capability, as well as having an effective relationship with management, engineering and field technicians to fully articulate in the Descriptive Operational Maintenance Manuals and Standard Operating Procedures used by the fleet.

Essential Functions:

Provide editing and writing support to the Proposal Team throughout the proposal development cycle to include all proposal documents and executive summary materials.

Provide integrative editing and writing support to the fleet documentation and operational manuals.

Interact with and maintain effective working relationships with members of the Fleet Documentation Team, Proposal Development team, as well as engineering, business development, finance, contracts, legal and subject matter experts.

Adhere to established proposal and technical writing processes/standards.

Adhere to quality principles (responsive, accurate, concise, and strategic), style guide, and other criteria for compelling and consistent messaging.

Manage multiple projects with a sensitivity to tight deadlines and to working in a collaborative group.

Demonstrate expertise in understanding, editing and writing strategically in the aerospace and defense industry, as well as critical thinking and flexibility to step in and analyze opportunities and edit/refine proposals for newly acquired or emerging businesses and markets


Bachelor Degree with a minimum of two (2) years of applicable experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered. Degree in Technical writing, English, Journalism, or Business preferred.

Preferred Additional Skills:

+ Editorial quality checks and writing experience desired

+ Demonstrated proposal writing experience

+ Analytical/critical-thinking skills for understanding complex engineering systems

+ Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, and complex environment; proactively seeking guidance on complex tasks, as needed

+ Ability to perform effectively under pressure and to practice strong organizational skills when faced with multiple, time-sensitive priorities

+ Strong interpersonal, communications, and negotiating skills

+ Solid critical thinking, problem resolution, and time management skills

+ Working knowledge of Adobe, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, and MS Power Point.

+ Applicant must currently possess or be able to obtain a Top Secret Security Clearance.

+ Experience in authoring using Adobe FrameMaker or SGML/XML electronic documentation desired, but not required.

Special Requirements: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet and maintain eligibility requirements for access to DoD classified information.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

Keywords: L3Harris, Anaheim , Editor, Other , Anaheim, California

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