10 Best Technical Writer Job Descriptions

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We are seeking a Technical Writer whose responsibilities include creating, writing, a variety of technical manuals including maintenance manuals (AMM, CMM, GMM), Pilot Operating Handbooks (POHs), Service Bulletins (SB), Operating Instructions (OI), training documents, and other manuals to S1000D specification, and outputting them into PDF, Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs) and other formats. The Technical Writer will make sure that the documentation conforms to established style guides and standards and will work with product managers and end users to make sure all technical documentation meets customer requirements. He/she will oversee preparation of illustrative materials, select drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts. He/she will conduct quality review of materials.

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The Technical Writer drives the creation of a documentation methodology and framework and maintains proper methodology for purposes of consistency and efficiency. This role prepares and/or maintains documentation pertaining to programming, systems operation and user documentation. This position translates business specifications into user documentation. The technical writer plans, writes and maintains systems and user support documentation efforts, including online help screen. This position is familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices and procedures. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

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We are looking for an expert Technical Writer to join our team. As a Technical Writer, you’ll create, edit, and organize highly technical information and turn it into meaningful value-driven outputs for internal and external audiences. You will be primarily responsible for developing, supporting, and maintaining, procedural, and technical documentation. As a technical writer, your role involves tasks such as writing conceptual overviews and procedures, and updating knowledge center articles and FAQs with a guiding principle to communicate complex information clearly, concisely, and accurately without using jargon.

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As a Technical Writer, you bring user-centered thinking and strong experience in technical writing. In this role, you will work with the product, develop your own expertise in using it, and write instructions.

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The Technical Writer is responsible for creating technical documentation from research and review of engineering, manufacturing, and supplier data.

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Under general supervision, researches, organizes, develops and maintains, technical communication materials based upon internal and/or external client needs. These technical materials include, but are not limited to, operators manuals, service manuals, handy-guides, configuration manuals, programming manuals, online help, web documents and applied labels. Technical Writer manages translations and facilitates the approval and release of materials within project deadlines. Works with external vendors to produce finished products in accordance with provided specifications.

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The Technical Writer will be responsible for activities associated with reviewing documentation and project deliverables and basic QA tasks. Duties include team management, content creation, editing and formatting documents per established style guidelines, participating in the formal review and approval of such documents and publications. The Technical Writer leads a team of technical writers who work closely with the Engineering, Marketing, Service, Regulatory and Quality organizations to create and manage documents and other publications, including user and service manuals, generally intended for disclosure to customers, distributors and the public. The ideal candidate has a strong writing/editing background, is willing to expand their skill set to learn new skills, is organized, and possesses a willingness to divide their time between the Technical Writing, Quality Assurance (QA), Operations and Research and Development teams, although most of the effort will be Technical Writing. This position is responsible for ensuring that all assigned work activities are performed in a timely and cost-effective manner while maintaining the highest quality of performance.

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The Technical Writer formats, produces, and revises technical documentation. This includes Instructions For Use manuals, service manuals, programming manuals, and operational specifications. Ensures technical materials are clear, concise and easily understood by various constituents. Supports global technical documentation projects and elects techniques and recommends modifications best suited to produce desired results. Consults frequently with Software Developers, Engineers and Customer facing advocates such as, Technical Support groups. Works closely with Project Teams, Project Management, Product Managers, other Technical Documentation representatives, and Management to obtain information. Performs necessary support tasks: coordinates with internal customers, ensures regulatory compliance, and obtains approvals.

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The Technical Writer will interact with support teams to produce a quality user manual for a specific product line. Applicants must have experience with Technical Writing in manufacturing.

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In this role you would be providing ongoing technical writing support, training coordination support and calibration support for production as well as new programs.

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