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L3Harris Technical Writer Intern (Waco, TX) in Waco, Texas


Job Title: Technical Writer Intern

Job Code: IMS20200312-53888

Job Location: Waco, TX

Job Description:

  • Learns to create, develop, plan, and write aircraft technical manuals for operational, instructional, maintenance or test procedures for paper, multimedia or web-based publication

  • Researches and translates technical information into manuals and/or web-based documents for non-technical and technical users

  • Documents engineering processes and specifications

  • Authors portions of operation and maintenance instruction manuals


  • Junior or Senior level student pursuing a degree in journalism, creative writing or other degree plan focused on technical writing

  • GPA of 3.0 or greater

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Prior military service and/or experience with military technical manuals

  • Beginner proficiency with publishing software (e.g. Adobe Framemaker)

  • Experience with WebEx UltraAuthor, Structured FrameMaker and/or XML editing software applications (Arbortext, XMLSpy, Oxygen XML Editor etc.).

  • Experience with software tools used to automate repetitive functions in various software products (i.e. Visual Basic macros, Adobe batch processes, etc.)

  • Excellent oral and written communication abilities

  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency withMicrosoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio) and Adobe Acrobat Pro