US/Canada Job #12935

Technical Writer


Florence ,

Job Type

Date Posted

January 29, 2024



Posted By

Michael Ayres

Technical Writer Job Description

The Technical Writer will be responsible for logistics support activities, tasks and assignments. Writes, rewrites and/or edits technical documents such as technical procedure manuals, user manuals, programming manuals, service manuals, operational specifications, and related technical publications to communicate clearly and effectively technical specifications and instructions to a wide range of audiences.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Techncial Writer is responsible for all phases of document generation (i.e. researching, writing, customer verification, incorporating verification updates and delivery via Config Management software)
  • Writes and updates payload and ground equipment technical publications, technical bulletins in both MIL-STD and Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) formats for operator through maintainer level manuals, supporting technical manual validations and verifications.
  • Acquires subject knowledge by interviewing product developers, engineers, logisticians, 2-D model animators, productions personnel and field technicians.
  • Research technical specifications, related program documents, engineering drawings, 3-D animations/job aids, an maintenance videos
  • Responsible for coordinating photo shoots, and coordinating with on-staff illustrator to develop original illustrations for manuals
  • Focus on end user needs to safely perform his/her job while protections the equipment from potential damage and ensuring equipment operation requirements
  • Available for limited travel to support IPS functions
  • Technical Writer will adhere to quality and safety standards

Required Experience & Skills

  • 3-5 years of experience as a technical writer with integrated logistics background
  • Background in or understanding of hardware maintenance and all phases of logistics
  • Understanding of configuration management processes
  • 2-3 years of experience using XML, and Arbortext
  • Demonstrated skills in ability to interpret engineering drawings to determine part data and parent-child relationships
  • Experience working with SolidWorks or other CAD software are a plus
  • Must be familiar with SolidWorks PDM or similar document upload/retrieval program
  • Possess strong computer skills in business software packages
  • Competent technical expertise in electrical, refrigeration, and mechanical principals
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance if necessary
  • Must be a us citizen due to the nature of US  Department of Defense clients

Call 888.874.6324 to speak with TriMech Client Executive Michael Ayres about this role and related job opportunities.

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