Position Available:  Aviation Technical Writer 

Position Available:  Aviation Technical Writer

Come join Garmin's team and be a part of designing and certifying world-class avionics in the beautiful Pacific Northwest! We are looking for a dynamic Aviation Technical Writer to work closely with our product development teams, throughout all phases of product development, to create and digitally stream-line industry-defining, first copy technical guides, manuals, and bulletins for our customers.


Job responsibilities include:


  • Writing, editing, and arranging manual content and service bulletins for pilot manuals, installation manuals, and maintenance manuals
  • Communicating and collaborating with engineering teams in areas that relate to product development documentation and coordination
  • Preparing electronic documents for end-user publication
  • Working as a contributing and collaborative Technical Publications team member to constantly improve document processes from manual concept to end-user electronic publication
  • Editing copy written by other Technical Writers for content organization, style, voice, audience, and consistency of format



  • College degree or comparable training/certificates in Technical Communications, Technical Writing, Avionics Technology, or related field, with an additional 2+ years of industry related technical writing experience
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to give constructive, tangible, and solution-based feedback 
  • Aviation knowledge through prior industry experience or pilot or maintenance technician experience
  • Ability to write concise instructions from "rough copy" text and installation drawings
  • Ability to work independently in an agile, deadline driven environment
  • Ability to write clearly and comprehensibly to various audiences and skill sets
  • Proficient in Adobe Structured Frame Maker 11 and/or 12
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word
  • Functional knowledge of DITA
  • Competent with Visio


At Garmin, we like to laugh, have fun and work hard. It comes easily when you work on cool products with hard-working individuals who share the same passion. We offer numerous opportunities to get involved, and believe strongly in a work-life balance so your creativity can flow.


Garmin offers one of the most comprehensive compensation and benefit plans around. We offer extensive health care coverage with little to no contributions, depending on the plan. Plus, we offer company-paid dental insurance, stock options, a 401k plan, a pension plan....trust us, it doesn't get much better than this. Unless of course, you want to talk table tennis, fitness spaces, product discounts....come on, what are you waiting for? Apply today at www.Garmin.com/careers