Technical Writer

Waukesha, WI 53186

Posted: 03/26/2019 Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 9665

The Technical Writer will be responsible for creating and writing various types of user documentation, including how-to guides, manuals, references, or instructions.
  • H.S. Diploma/GED or higher. An education in a technical field is preferred, but not required.
  • Prior experience with operation, maintenance, diagnostics, and repair of industrial machinery and/or automotive equipment, or prior experience in technical content development in XML, FrameMaker, InDesign, or other desktop publishing platforms.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering documentation and specifications.
  • Knowledge of electrical systems, hydraulic systems, engines, or drive trains.

Excellent writing and grammar skills.

Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Author technical content for a variety of clients using minimalist writing style.
  • Author operation, repair, troubleshooting or test procedures as required.
  • Use a variety of content development tools such as FrameMaker, InDesign, or proprietary software.
  • Determine good graphical representation to support text and work with illustrators to develop technical illustrations.
  • Work with client representatives as required.
  • Comply with each client’ s specifications and style guides.
  • Operate, disassemble, and assemble equipment in the facility as required.

Pay Range: $20-$23/hr., $23-$25/hr. with previous direct experience.

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