Technical Writer Contractor

South Burlington, VT


BETA is seeking results-driven, customer-focused technical writers who will play a vital role in supporting the overall company mission. At the direction of the technical writing team leads, they will document processes and operations, creating instructional and technical content and other material essential to the BETA enterprise. An ideal candidate will have excellent communications skills, an ability to work independently and accurately to deliver high-quality products and a collaborative attitude that enables them to engage effectively with team members and key company stakeholders, including engineering experts in various disciplines.

This is a contract position, with initial 30-, 60- and 90-day reviews with fellow BETA team members. These initial reviews will be followed by quarterly reviews throughout the length of the contract.

A typical day on Team BETA:
- Creating, editing and revising content, including instructional and technical documentation.
- Producing high-quality documents that are appropriate for the context in which they are to be used and easily understood by the intended audience.
- Taking and editing photographs to document key processes and equipment.
- Developing storyboards, mockups and other material for video and graphic content as needed.
- Applying stakeholder changes to documentation.

Development tools used in this role: Adobe Creative Suite; MS Office
Collaboration tools used in this role: Confluence; Google Suite; Jira; Slack

Required Qualifications

  • BA or BS degree
  • 5 years of relevant experience
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Ability to identify roadblocks and find solutions
  • Desire to work in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changes in direction
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Teammate who asks questions and seeks help when needed
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Aerospace experience
  • DoD or military experience
  • Startup experience
  • COVID-19 Notification:
    Please note, in an effort to protect the well being of our employees and to maintain a healthy work environment, Beta has implemented a policy, which requires on-site employees to have received the full regimen of COVID-19 vaccinations. Therefore, a condition of an offer of employment is that you can attest to your vaccination status and/or communicate a plan to be in compliance with this policy. 

    Video Interview:

    Please be aware that you may be invited to complete a Video Screening interview. This invite will be sent by email ( We highly recommend completing this step of the application process within the following 48 hours should you be invited.

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    BETA Technologies provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, health coverage status, HIV status, genetic information, crime victim status, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. The company does not discriminate, and will not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, based on any of these characteristics during the application process or in employment.

    All offers of employment at BETA Technologies are contingent upon favorable results of a thorough background check.

    BETA Technologies is an E-Verify employer.