Technical Writer

Lutz, FL 33558

Post Date: 04/20/2018 Job ID: 488258 Industry: Technical

Role/Purpose:
Under general supervision, is responsible for performing various activities in support of the engineering management function of the organization. Create, edit, format and disseminate technical publications including operations manuals, technical manuals, product sheets, and installation manuals using documentation methods and graphic arts techniques for word processing and desktop publishing. Acts as a mentor/guide to less experienced department employees. Works with Engineering Management, Service, Marketing and Sales.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Generates technical literature for specified products and/or projects
Organizes material and completes writing assignments according to established standards regarding order, clarity, style, and terminology
Selects and creates photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material. Assists in laying out material for publication
Work with both Engineering and Marketing and verify that all corporate policies are followed
Creates technical manuals, installation manuals, and training manuals as required
Acts as a mentor and leader to the other Technical Writers in the department
Maintains highest achievable 5S ratings throughout all areas of responsibility
Always considers the company Green Initiative when planning activities, procuring supplies or disposing of materials or other assets
In addition to our core values all employees must follow the Code of Conduct

Other duties and tasks as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Requires a tactful and diplomatic personality
Strong organizational skills
Attention to detail
Ability to handle multiple projects and priorities simultaneously
Self starter (can work without supervision)
Ability to consistently meet deadlines
Experience dealing with all types of people

Minimum Education / Experience Required:
A minimum of a high school diploma plus five years experience in writing technical and/or software product manuals, or an Associates degree in journalism, technical writing, or engineering documentation
Experience in automated machinery design in a manufacturing environment preffered
Expert in the following
? Microsoft Office (Specifically Word)
? Adobe Frame Maker
? Adobe Acrobat Professional
? Adobe Photoshop
Microsoft Office proficient
Must be able to read engineering drawings/documentation/schematics
Must be able to demonstrate proficient English writing skills and be able to prepare technical documentation using the proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar

If intersted please send a resume to: sholiday@trnstaffing.com

 

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