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Engine Certification Technical Editor

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 4:12:32 AM
  • 2796246
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation AvioAero
Location(s): Czech Republic; Prague


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Role Summary:
As Engine Certification Technical Editor you will be responsible for producing technically precise, error-free, professionally published test plans, reports and manuals for the new Advanced Turboprop Engine (ATP) commercial certification. You will work directly with a multinational team of GE design and test engineers to present their ideas clearly and concisely for compliance with US and EU regulations. You will be evaluated by first time yield (government acceptance) of your work.

Essential Responsibilities:
This assignment will cover a wide array of engineering disciplines: thermodynamics, materials science, mechanical engineering, turbine performance, fluid dynamics, software logic, systems integration, etc.

The position is open within the ATP Certification & Test team located at GE Aviation Czech in Prague. In your role you will:

• Facilitate the organized, unambiguous presentation of complex technical information.
• Refine compelling, case-making arguments presented alongside objective, empirical results.
• Audit the work of others as the chief publishing editor in the Engine Certification and Test Office.
• Identify content gaps and overlap, and ensure logical flow in the engineering “storyline.”
• Write for conciseness and brevity.
• Lead program standardization initiatives, including developing and maintaining the relevant templates.
• Track quality metrics of products received by you and as delivered to the government.
• Host multilateral reviews between engineering specialists and peer reviewers.

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Bachelors/Masters degree in Engineering from an accredited college (or equivalent knowledge/experience)
• Native-level spoken and written English
• Strong written communication skills
• Expert fluency in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
• Broad-based general engineering fluency

Desired Characteristics:
• Experience with turbine engines, turboprop systems and engine components
• Technical writing certification
• Expert certification in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Experience with requirements and/or legal writing

Locations: Czech Republic; Prague
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