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Business Unit Collins Aerospace Req ID 01421746 Date posted 02/17/2021 City Binghamton State/Province New York Country/Region United States

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United States of America


HNY31: Binghamton, NY 31 Lewis Rd , Binghamton, NY, 13905-1022 USA

This position will entail researching, analyze, and translating technical information into government and commercial manuals and other documents for technical users. The candidate will establish and maintain internal and external company contacts for Collins Aerospace equipment and/or specific platform subject matter expertise. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Analyzes, designs and develops technical publications for one or more type documents of moderate complexity using established procedures. 

  • Normally receives general instructions on day to day work and new assignments. Participates in determining objectives of assignments. Plans, schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives. Work is reviewed upon completion. 

  • Obtains and analyzes engineering source data utilized for product development. 

  • May prepare product outlines and estimates to support product development and planning.

  • Assists in the development of policies, guidelines, and procedures to ensure quality and cost control.

  • Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.

Specific Responsibilities:

Candidates will be required to develop and update Technical Publications and Training Documentation in accordance with various military standards, Technical Manual Contract Requirements (TMCRs) and Data Item Descriptions (DIDs).  Publications and documentation will include (not limited to) the following: 

  • Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Manual

  • Planned Maintenance System (PMS)

  • Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Manuals

  • Inspection Requirements

  • Technical Work Cards

  • Training System Support Document (TSSD)

  • Instructor Operator Handbook (IOH).

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of relevant experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 7 years of relevant experience is required

  • Proficient using Microsoft Office 2013 or 365 (Word, Excel, Power Point)

  • Must be a US. Citizen

  • Must have or be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance.  Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

Working knowledge of:

  • Adobe FrameMaker

  • Adobe Illustrator

  • AutoCAD

  • CorelDraw

  • Microsoft Project 2013

  • PTC Arbortext Editor

  • Tortoise SVN

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility. 


Some of our competitive benefits package includes: 

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, criticalillness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, second opinion program

  •  And more! 

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year 

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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