Technical Writing

Technical Writer – onsite, Perm or Contract (full-time)

Contract

Writing Assistance

Technical Writer – onsite, Perm or Contract (full-time) Dallas, TX

Job Ref: JOB-47049

Writing Assistance Inc is a nationwide staffing agency. Currently we are looking for 2 full time Technical Writers (contract or perm) for our client in the Dallas, TX area.

TITLE OF POSITION: Technical Writer

DEPARTMENT: Engineering Services

REPORTS TO: Engineering Services Manager

Job Summary

Interface with company personnel to produce high-quality technical documentation that is appropriate for its intended audience. Coordinate generation of manuals with outside contract services and inside support personnel. Follow established departmental procedures for generation and control of technical manuals.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Participate in hands on generation of technical documentation and perform technical writing duties as necessary for new product maintenance manuals consisting of installation, operation, troubleshooting, and illustrated parts breakdown sections

Maintain/update established documentation

Observe production, developmental and experimental activities to determine operating procedure and detail or standard practices

Conduct interviews with production and technical staff to gather data for documentation

Import Autocad drawings into maintenance manuals utilizing Adobe Illustrator

Monitor and report status of work in process

Required Skills and Experience

Strong technical, organizational, and communication (written and verbal) skills

Detail oriented, able to prioritize tasks and have demonstrated experience in desktop publishing production

Excellent knowledge in reading and interpreting engineering drawings

Well organized and possesses ability to set priorities based on company objectives

Good judgement and problem solving abilities.

Working knowledge and experience with personal computers using Microsoft Excel, Word, AutoCAD, Adobe FrameMaker (2017) and Illustrator software

Ability to work a flexible schedule as required to meet deadlines

Minimum 5 years directly related experience

Education Level Required

Associates degree or equivalent technical writing experience

Tagged as: Technical Writer - onsite, Perm or Contract (full-time)