US/Canada Job #12935

Technical Writer

Location

Florence ,

Job Type

Date Posted

January 29, 2024

Salary

$70000

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
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Questions?

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

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