Manufacturing Technical Writers Moline, IL
Job Ref: JOB-45292
Writing Assistance is a nationwide staffing agency. Currently we are looking for a group of Technical Writers either near the Moline, IL area or those that can work off-site but travel to Moline for training.
Our client is in the machine and manufacturing business. They are looking for 2-3 writers on contract with one potential direct-hire writer to work with their current technical writing team. These positions will be developing, writing and editing material related to the work methods, procedures, installation, operation and maintenance of their product equipment.
Interviews production and engineering personnel and reads journals, reports, bulletins, and other material to become familiar with product technologies and installation and service methods.
Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, part lists, specifications, and product samples to integrate and delineate technology, procedures, sequences and details.
Organizes material and completes writing assignment according to set standards.
Reviews published materials and recommend revisions or changes in scope, format and content.
Maintains records and files of work and revisions.
Selects photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material.
Assists in laying out material for publication.
Edits, standardizes, or makes changes to material prepared by other sources.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum 5 years of Technical Writing experience. Any Illustration experience is a big plus but not mandatory.