Senior Technical Author

Fly with us into the future and become part of the team at one of the most innovative aircraft manufacturers in the world.


Your place of work: Stans, Schweiz

Your Tasks

  • The production of data modules to S1000D specifications using engineering reports, drawings, and general aircraft related documentation for all chapters of Pilatus flight manuals
  • Operational documentation authoring, approval processes and preparation for publishing (Scope of the operational documentation: Airplane Flight Manuals, Pilot Operating Handbooks, Quick Reference Handbooks, Airplane Equipment Lists)
  • Regular discussion and agreement for flight operational procedures with associated Pilatus departments to gain required agreement and approval
  • Ownership of documentation through to internal Pilatus approval or external certification authority approval
  • The production of draft illustration requests from drawings and 3D models to aid in the final preparation of artwork

With this you convince us

  • Minimum 5 years' experience as a Technical Author writing aircraft technical documentation to the ASD S1000D and iSpec 2200 specifications
  • Primary experience should be in avionic and operational documentation authoring (AFM/POH/QRH, etc.), experience with maintenance documentation authoring would be an advantage
  • Aeronautical electrical or mechanical apprenticeship, formal training or experienced in the field of aviation maintenance through practical hands-on work
  • Familiarity with Arbortext Editor, Adobe FrameMaker and Microsoft Office suite and experience of working within a Common Source Data Base (CSDB) environment
  • Strong knowledge in the use of ASD Simplified Technical English
  • Fluency in English (C1) with good communication skills, knowledge of the German language would be an advantage

What we offer

  • A committed, international team and unique projects 
  • Flexible working hours and individual pension solutions 
  • Support for training and opportunities for personal and professional development 
  • Discounted meals in our staff restaurant and various discounts for employees 
  • Team events at which we celebrate our successes together 

Become part of the Pilatus family

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Your contact

Christine Egerszegi
Phone: +41 41 619 37 26

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