Technical Writer

(none selected) | Direct Hire

Post Date: 11/03/2016 Job ID: 3009 Industry: General

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (Other duties may be assigned):

* Collaborates with subject matter experts to define requirements for document content, format, and production schedule.

* Establishes and implements standardized documentation formats and production procedures.

* Writes, edits, distributes for review, and update existing and new documents.

* Creates dynamic XML and other interactive forms for electronic submission.

* Creates Illustrations for user/service manuals.

* Distributes publications in various hard copy and electronic formats.

* Manages schedules to meet project deadlines.

* Maintains up-to-date documents and processes in user-accessible locations such as department intranet or corporate web site as appropriate.

* Follows all company safety policies and procedures and attend all safety trainings related to the job.

Essential Education, Skills and Experience:

* Bachelor’s degree in Technical Communication, English, Interactive Learning, Instructional Design, or related field.

* Five or more years in a related position within an engineering/manufacturing company producing technologically advanced capital equipment.

* Proven expertise in one or more authoring tools such as FrameMaker, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, HTML/SGML and other word processing, graphics, and publishing tools.

* Capable of working with product marketing, engineering, production, and service organizations that supply documentation requirements and guidance.

* Ability to independently organize and prioritize multiple projects.

* Excellent verbal and written communications skills and the ability to resolve issues while maintaining a good working relationship with internal and external customers.

* Creativity and willingness to gain an appropriate level of understanding of subject matter.

* Willingness and ability to work on both individual and team projects is required.

* Ability to take initiative, maintain a positive attitude, be self-motivated, and to work effectively on projects with minimal direct supervision.

* Ability to work well with others.

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