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Technical Publications Supervisor

Company: Supernal
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Rise above. Are you ready to take human possibility to a new dimension with us?
Supernal is an Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) company that's developing an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicle and the ground-to-air ecosystem to support the emerging industry. By creating a sustainable, integrated, and human-centered ecosystem, we are committed to taking a thoughtful and responsible approach to entering the AAM market with a product that meets the high level of safety and reliability in today's air transportation system.
The future of mobility starts with people. We believe in creative thinking and collaboration to help build a better mobility experience for everyone, improving people's ability to move - whether for work or play. Join our dynamic team as we strive to be a part of something greater where potential powers tomorrow!
Supernal provides an inviting open-space workplace designed to foster collaboration, which aligns with one of our core values. This position is required to work on-site 5 days a week.What we do:
The Technical Publications Supervisor is responsible for leading a team in creating, implementing, and maintaining technical publications supporting Test and Evaluation Programs, including laboratory, ground, and flight operations. This position will lead a team in creating documentation for scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, preventative maintenance, inspections, and functional tests per applicable Supernal and industry guidelines. #FJ
What you can do:


  • Supervise a team of technical writers and assign them daily and long-term tasks
  • Performance manage a team of technical writers by setting goals, providing feedback, coaching, and conducting regular performance evaluations
  • Monitor the attendance of technical writers by approving time off requests, making edits to the schedule as necessary, and ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Continuously monitor processes and procedures, ensuring efficiency and quality, while advising on opportunities for improvement; lead such initiatives as directed
  • Ensure the workforce is appropriately trained for the safe execution of required tasks
  • Create different types of documentation, such as how-to guides, references, manuals, or instructions
  • Supports the team with documentation for system components and engineering artifacts
  • Explain technical ideas in simple language
  • Provide overall leadership of the technical writing tasks
  • Process Owner for all technical documentation on the program
  • Write and edit technical documentation for all of the project's hardware and software, including installation, configuration, and how-to documentation
  • Produce technical publications from technical documentation, drawings, specifications, standards, and consultations with technical personnel and other available resources
  • Prepare, review, revise, and maintain technical documents, including design, modification, system operations, testing, and user documentation
  • Up to 25% of domestic and international travel
  • Other duties as assigned

    What you can contribute:

    • Bachelor's degree required
    • Minimum five (5) years of experience in aviation technical writing (an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
    • Experience in leading a team
    • Experience in Test and Evaluation
    • Distill complex information into clear, concise text
    • Apply writing and grammar skills and deliver accurate documentation under tight deadlines
    • Demonstrated expertise in the creation of documentation in conventional and non-conventional formats
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Proactive delivery of communication and follow up
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Must have the ability to independently prioritize and accomplish work within time constraints
    • Proficiency with Excel VLOOKUP, pivot tables, MS Office Suite
      Base pay offered may vary depending on skills, experience, job-related knowledge and location. This position is also eligible for a bonus as part of total compensation.The pay range for this position is:$170,000—$190,000 USDClick or visit: to view our benefits!

      Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other category or class protected under applicable federal, state or local law. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at:
      This position may include access to certain technology and/or software source code subject to U.S. export controls laws and regulations. If an export authorization from an applicable US regulatory agency is required in connection with your employment, your employment is contingent upon Supernal's receipt of such regulatory authorization(s) and your continued compliance with all conditions and limitations pursuant to such authorization(s).

Keywords: Supernal, Irvine , Technical Publications Supervisor, IT / Software / Systems , Irvine, California

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