Chipton-Ross is seeking a Technical Writer for an opening in Hawthorne, CA.
RESPONSIBILITIES: To assist the Propulsion Engineering Team in creation of Technical Specifications. WORK SCOPE: The Focus of the Contract: Detailed specification drafting Convert documents to different templates and perform formatting overhauls in Microsoft Word Copy, paste, and clean up content from Word or PowerPoint into other environments, some Web-based Create PDFs, auto-generate form fields, clean up the form fields, and publish the PDFs to be usable in Acrobat Reader Incorporate redlines from Engineers into existing documents Work with documents within version control software and document release systems As Bandwidth, Expertise, and Training Allow: More Complex and Interesting Work Create, revise, and maintain graphics-heavy, user-friendly instruction and process documents to produce and test Propulsion hardware Interpret manufacturing/assembly drawings and process documents to create accurate technician-level work instructions that fully conform to design specifications Optimize order of operations and assembly sequence to maximize build efficiency and reduce the probability of technician error Interact with engineering, subject matter experts, and shop personnel to ensure that work instructions are accurate and comprehensible Creatively produce solutions for special projects technical, training, graphic design, database, coding, or workflow development
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Bachelors Degree Minimum of 2-3 years in planning or technical writing within the automotive or aviation industries An equivalent combination of relevant experience and education is acceptable Expert-level skills with Microsoft Word; proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Visio, Access Proficiency with Adobe Acrobat Proficiency with 2D and 3D graphic- and image-editing software, both raster- and vector-based Meticulous attention to detail: both detailed content and detailed following of procedures Familiarity with mechanical processes in a manufacturing environment Capacity to read and understand technical drawings and schematics Strong analytical, computer, communication, and writing skills (typing, spelling, grammar) Ability to quickly learn, absorb, and apply technical content Ability to work under deadlines Self-driven, innovative approach; willingness to both seek answers on your own and to pursue learning from others Urgency to complete and improve mundane tasks that will actually require expertise and patient attention to detail An insane curiosity about how to improve things
EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree
WORK HOURS: 5/50, Split Shift - Day: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
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EL SEGUNDO, CA 90245