US/Canada Job #13432

Technical Writer – Remote


Florence ,

Job Type

Date Posted

July 10, 2024

Posted By

Michael Ayres

Technical Writer – Remote Job Description

The Technical Writer will develop technical documents, including technical operations manuals, procedure manuals, and service manuals for complex military transport vehicle systems according to Military Standards and COTS formats.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Technical 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 and technical bulletins in MIL-STD and Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) formats for operators through maintainer-level manuals, supporting technical manual validations and verifications.
  • Conduct cross-functional group discussions with engineers, technicians, quality, and design groups to confirm technical content and procedures
  • Research technical specifications, related program documents, engineering drawings, 3-D animations/job aids, and 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 protecting 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 a background in developing Technical Manuals ™
  • 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 the ability to interpret engineering drawings to determine part data and parent-child relationships
  • Experience working with SolidWorks or other CAD software is a plus
  • Must be familiar with SolidWorks PDM or similar document upload/retrieval programs
  • Possess strong computer skills in business software packages
  • Competent technical expertise in electrical, hydraulics, and mechanical principals
  • 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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