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L3Harris Technical Writer, Senior Associate in Waco, Texas


Job Title: Technical Writer, Sr. Associate

Job Code: TWP2

Job Location: Waco, TX

L3Harris is actively seeking for a Technical Writer Senior Associate 2 for our facility located in Waco, TX 76705 for a direct hire position. We offer competitive benefits and great relocation package for those who qualify.

Job Description:

Creates, develops, plans, writes and edits aircraft technical manuals for operational, instructional, maintenance or test procedures for paper, multimedia or web-based publication . Conducts interviews with various users and technical staff to gather data for documentation. Documents engineering processes and specifications. Recommends formats responsive to technical and customer requirements. Authors and/or edits operation and maintenance instruction manuals, flight manuals, illustrated parts catalog/breakdown manuals, troubleshooting / fault isolation manuals, and wiring manuals.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop technical manuals for maintenance and operation of aircraft systems using engineering drawings and procedures as source material.

  • Author and/or edit technical manuals for proper style, grammar, and consistency.

  • Maintain document / configuration control of work products.

  • Review work products for compliance to specifications and contractual requirements.

  • Work within a team organization and contribute to professional discussions.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (e.g. technical field, technical writing) and minimum 2 years of prior relevant experience or Associates Degree and a minimum of 8 years of prior related experience or 12+ years of prior related experience without a degree.

  • Excellent oral and written communication abilities.

  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio) and Adobe Pro

  • Maintenance or operator background with C-130 or other military aircraft

  • Must be able to obtain a Security Clearance.

    Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Experience with technical writing of aircraft flight and maintenance manuals.

  • Experience with technical training / instruction.

  • Experience with structured publishing software (e.g. Interleaf Quicksilver, Adobe FrameMaker, Arbor Text Editor)

  • Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) License

  • Experience with industry and/or military requirements (e.g. iSpec 2200, MIL-STD-38784, MIL-STD-1808, MIL-DTL-38807)

  • Experience with document / configuration control tools (e.g. Teamcenter)

  • Experience with software tools used to automate repetitive functions in various software products (i.e. Visual Basic macros, Adobe batch processes)

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.