Technical Writer

Waukesha, WI 53186

Posted: 09/13/2019 Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 10920

A Technical Writer that will be responsible for creating and writing various types of user documentation, including how-to guides, manuals, references, or instructions.

Required:
  • H.S. Diploma/GED or higher.
  • 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.

Job 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.
  • Accept ambiguity of client-supplied information.
  • Operate, disassemble, and assemble equipment in our facility as required.

Pay Rate Range: $20-$25/hr.

 

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