Job Listing Description

Engineering Technical Aide

PDS Tech Inc. is seeking an Engineering Technical Aide, in Wichita, KS.

Position Summary:  

  • To provide assistance to the engineering group to allow engineers more efficient use of their engineering skill sets. 
  • The Technical Aide is expected to assist with time-consuming tasks that do not require engineering judgment but need to be done to complete an analysis. 
  • The variety of such jobs is open-ended and responsibilities will evolve depending on the abilities and interests of the Tech Aide.

Primary Responsibilities: 

Document Search and Storage

  • Search for technical documents in six different databases.
  • Release documents into the ADS/EDS Database System.
  • Provide the engineering team with the appropriate technical document templates.
  • Provide support of the Structures database system operation and processes. 

Document Maintenance

  • Initiate engineering documents by creating issue/reference numbers.
  • Review technical documents for appropriate format, grammar, and syntax.
  • Revise technical documents according to document mark-ups.
  • Assist in the development of presentation material (predominantly illustration development and data presentation.)
  • Gather signatures on documents ready for release.
  • Create Adobe PDF files of current documents.
  • Electronically scan documents into the appropriate libraries.
  • Coordinate drawing distribution. 


  • Create new trackers based on project needs.
  • Maintain all trackers established for the current project.

 Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Communicate overtime memos.
  • Maintain Technical Signature forms for each engineer in the team.
  • Print documents or information at the request of the engineer.
  • Assist in coordination as required with Customers and Suppliers.
  • Maintain the Optimized Skills Database.
  • Maintain the team's Wiki site.
  • Develop CATIA skills to eventually provide drafting support for the engineering team.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training: 

  • Previous experience in an administrative function in an aircraft/aerospace setting preferred.
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Previous CATIA experience is preferred
  • Ability to work in a diverse environment and coordinate with many different functions.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Ability to excel in a detail oriented environment.
  • Ability to read technical drawings.

 Education / Special Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree preferred; lesser education accepted with relevant experience.

Job Number: 1810094201
Job Location: Wichita, KS
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 11/05/2018
Attention: Rick Ingle
Address: 11828 W CENTRAL STE 100
City, State: WICHITA, KS 67212-5129
Phone: 316/729-1800
800 Phone: 800/333-8644
Fax Phone: 316/729-1857

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