Lockheed Martin Technical Data Author in Fort Worth, Texas

Description: Selected candidate will be responsible for writing, validating and maintaining organizational-level maintenance technical publications for F-35 aircraft. Technical publications will be developed and maintained in LM Aeronautics’ Technical Publications Authoring Systems utilizing Extensible Markup Language (XML). Successful candidate will be required to learn the authoring systems and adapt prior experience utilizing desktop publishing tools and XML to create new manuals or update and publish revised or changed material. Candidate will convey their working knowledge of aircraft/mechanical/airframe systems and airplane structure into publications to support F-35 operational fleets. Reading and interpreting engineering, supplier, and customer documentation and effective interaction and communication with customers, vendors, engineering, and other organizations to define and document aircraft maintenance requirements is a daily requirement in this position. Entry level position.


Desired Skills: F-35 or F-22 maintenance experience.

Flight controls experience.

Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings

XML Technical Data Authoring.

Familiarity with Technical Manual/Publications.

Technical writing skills.

Airframe / Powerplant License.

Also will consider applicants with no maintenance experience that have a Bachelors in one of the following technical disciplines: Aeronautics, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aviation Maintenance, Technical Writing or Technical Communications.


Aircraft maintenance experience in one or more of the following fields: mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, landing gear, structures, canopy, propulsion, general aircraft servicing and inspection (non-avionics focus).

Experience working with removal, installation and inspection of aircraft components.

Experience with MS Office applications.

Bachelors degree required and or related work experience.

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

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