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Technical Writer I

Description:
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking Technical Writer I, in Sterling Heights, MI.
  • Creates and revises complex technical documentation to support the marketing, operation, repair, and maintenance of company products.
  • Ensures documents conform to company and government standards and specifications and language usage principles.
  • Creates and revises technical documentation using state-of-the-art publishing software technology including product descriptions, detailed functional descriptions, operating procedures, fault isolation, maintenance and repair procedures,
  • illustrated parts breakdown, miscellaneous reports, proposals, marketing literature, or other technical documentation pertaining to company products.
  • Ensures compliance with customer requirements, government specifications, engineering standards, and language usage principles.
  • Researches and consults with engineering staff on systems and equipment to create and revise technical documentation.
  • Analyzes and interprets engineering drawings and other technical data to translate information into technical documentation.
  • May assist project writer with validating written procedures for equipment.
  • Evaluates illustrations and graphics to determine how to best utilize them within the documentation.
  • Requests the creation of new illustrations/graphics or changes to existing illustrations/graphics.
  • May assist with overall design of technical documentation by providing input to format and style.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of industry trends, practices, and applications.
  • Maintains a safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety objectives and policies.
  • Ability to understand and translate engineering designs into understandable language for non-engineers and to write documentation while still maintaining the desired meaning.
  • Ability to write technical documentation of limited scope and complexity and engage in problem solving discussions with cross-functional team members.
  • Ability to concentrate, attention to detail, and command of the English language. 

Skills/ Experience/ Education Required :
  • XML Authoring Tool Experience (e.g. Arbortext Epic Editor and Oxygen software) MS Office Tools/Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint required; Access a plus) Adobe Acrobat Professional PDF Software – proficient for use of illustration markups; or use of a similar PDF (electronic) markup tool Mechanical/Electrical/Operator Tech Writer
  • Experience/Knowledge Required, preferred in the defense industry Validation/Verification, on-vehicle experience a plus Content Management System (CMS) experience a plus
  • Customer Interaction/Customer Service skills required (some positions involve direct customer interface representing client)
  • Ability to work with a diverse team in several physical locations
  • Familiarity with relevant military and commercial standards  
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant technical discipline; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  

 
Job Number: 1910096655
Job Location: Sterling Heights, MI
Duration: 8 months
Input Date: 10/02/2019
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: DJ Englert
Address: 3130 S HARBOR BLVD STE 100
City, State: SANTA ANA, CA 92704
Phone: 714/540-7900
800 Phone: 800/234-8644
Fax Phone: 714/540-8092
Email: cecjcostamesa@pdstech.com
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000002r5rWQAQ&URLSource=cjhunter

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