Aviation Technical Writer (Contracted Position) - Manufacturing Engineering

South Burlington, VT


At Beta Technologies, together we apply our intellectual curiosity, passion for aviation, and commitment to sustainability toward a shared mission of revolutionizing electric aviation. Regardless of the position one holds, each team member brings their talent and desire to positively impact the environment and lives of others in a refreshing, vibrant, and inclusive culture. 

We’re seeking talented technical writers with aerospace industry experience to produce maintenance, flight and other manuals. An ideal candidate will have great communications skills and a collaborative attitude. This role involves working closely with other team members: the technical writing team leads, other technical writers, and subject matter experts, including engineers in various disciplines. We’re looking for someone who prizes accuracy and thoroughness and would enjoy working in a dynamic environment.

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.

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

  • Writing manual content, using structured authoring, based on material from subject matter experts (SMEs) and other sources.
  • Communicating with SMEs on document reviews, comments and questions.
  • Translating technical material into Simplified Technical English.
  • Identifying needed illustrations and integrating them into documentation.
  • Tracking document workflow using collaboration tools.
  • Meeting project deadlines.
  • Minimum qualifications we are seeking (your knowledge, experience, and abilities):

  • Bachelor’s degree (engineering or aerospace-related field is a plus)
  • Experience writing documentation subject to approval by aviation regulatory authorities (FAA, EASA)
  • Experience working with structured authoring tools
  • Familiarity with collaboration tools (Confluence/Jira, Slack, Google Suite)
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Ability to identify roadblocks and find solutions
  • Above and beyond qualifications that will distinguish you (preferred qualifications):

  • S1000D experience
  • MSG-3 experience
  • Catia experience
  • DoD or military technical writing experience
  • Startup experience
  • Adobe Creative Suite 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. 

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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.