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Textron 2023 Internship - Technical Publications Engineer in Wichita, Kansas

2023 Internship - Technical Publications Engineer



Create and prepare new or revisedaircraft technical manuals to include the operation and maintenance of aircraft parts, systems and assemblies. Conduct research independently and collaboratively using engineering database information, engineering drawings, functional tests, commercial and military sources and standards, such as ATA and MIL specifications. Ensure all data conforms to established design specifications while providing customers with detailed instructions for continued airworthiness.


  1. Responsible for completing engineering research, development, and certification requirements for authoring/illustrating new and sustaining model technical publications.

  2. Utilize Adobe FrameMaker authoring software to produce detailed procedures to support the operation and maintenance of aircraft systems.

  3. Ensure all data conforms to established design specifications and regulatory requirements as they relate to technical orders.

  4. Verifies accuracy of content, instructions, and illustrations by collaborating with design engineers, project teams and customer service representatives to participate in certification/verification activities on and off aircraft.

  5. Collaborate with design engineers, project teams and customer service representatives.

  6. Validate technical document procedures by conducting virtual (CATIA) and on-aircraft validations of part details, assemblies, and installations.

Applicants must be authorized to work lawfully in the U.S. for Textron Aviation at the time of making application, and visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for F-1 students and J-1 exchange visitors who will need employment sponsorship.



  • Pursuing aBachelor’s degree in Engineering, Aviation or related field required

  • Relative experience in a technical field is preferred

  • A&P (or equivalent military experience) and/or Pilot’s license a plus.


  • An understanding of engineering data, with an ability to research and analyze engineering drawings and technical documents.

  • Mechanical aptitude with experience and knowledge of aircraft operation, aircraft systems, aircraft maintenance practices and aircraft manufacturing.

  • Familiar with Military, FAA Regulations, and Aviation Industry (iSpec 2200, S1000D, MilSpecs, etc.) specifications and guidelines, with an emphasis of technical order structure.

  • Experience using SGML/HTML/XML and/or Adobe FrameMaker preferred.

  • Professional and diplomatic demeanor with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

_ The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. _

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 304696