Technical Writer/Editor

at CAE USA Inc in Sherwood, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Role and Responsibilities



The Technical Writer-Editor is responsible for reviewing and editing curriculum under design and development and for creation, interpretation, and communication of format and style guidelines for production of training materials.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Interacts directly with subject matter experts, graphic artists, graphic designers, courseware developers, configuration management, and others as directed.

Reviews instructional system design (ISD) documents, syllabus, lesson specification reports (LSRs), storyboards, instructor guides (IG), student guides (SG), and other training curriculum materials using database, word processing and computer aided instruction (CAI) development tools.

Edits, recommends changes, and corrects reviewed materials as directed according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and ISD and technical requirements.

Creates, communicates, and maintains format and style guidelines used to design and develop curriculum for a variety of training media (i.e., CAI, video, and instructor-led presentations) and aircraft that are used in conjunction with actual or simulated equipment and systems.

Instructs teammates in the process used to review and edit training products.

Mentors others and models standards for format and style, procedures for design and development of courseware documents, and training materials.

Assists management to proofread and edit material for reports, proposals, manuals, ISD documents, and related technical and administrative documents as necessary.

Accurately and efficiently performs all duties with minimal supervision to meet standards for cost, schedule, and quality.

Exercises good judgment in interpreting instructions and assumes responsibility for accuracy and completeness of work produced. Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.

Works independently or with other team members and customers to validate training materials.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Associate's degree in an appropriate discipline (i.e. English/Technical writing) or equivalent combination of education, experience, and training.

One year experience in technical writing, editing, or proofreading.

Excellent oral and written communications, attention to detail, and proofreading skills

Knowledge of Chicago Manual of style

Must be able to clearly express technical concepts and procedures

Experience creating and maintaining technical format, style, and writing standards

Excellent data entry skills and accuracy in designing lesson content and use of lesson building software

Ability to perform all duties with accuracy and minimal supervision.

Ability to accept direction from other managers on various projects.

Working knowledge of the complete ISD process and creation of curriculum content.

Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office


Preferred Skills and Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in an appropriate discipline

Experience with training curriculum

Advance Skills in MS Office


Security Responsibilities

Must complywith all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures. Personally responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.

Must be eligible for DoD Personal Security Clearance


Work Environment and Physical Demands

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.


Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


CAE USA Inc. is an EOE/AA employer and gives consideration for employment to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEO is the Law poster.


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CAE is firmly committed to ensuring a positive and professional working environment in which all people are treated with dignity and respect. We aim to provide a fair and consistent method for filling job openings in support of equality of opportunity and cultural diversity within the company.

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Job Posting: 3105155

Posted On: Oct 25, 2021

Updated On: Nov 24, 2021