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Sr Technical Writer

Company: Manpower Engineering
Location: Davis
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Job Description:

Hello, this is a great direct hire opportunity with a well established manufacturing company located in Davis. The role is offering competitive salary and benefits. **Flexible work from home schedule being offered, 2 days in the office a week** Please read the job description below, and apply for consideration. Thank you Job description

  • Write, edit, and illustrate content for new and existing technical manuals, gathering information from subject matter experts and technical documents
  • Verify technical manual content using information from subject matter experts
  • Track the engineering product change order (PCO) process to determine the impact on technical documentation - create new documents or modify existing ones as needed
  • Product teardown and assembly: Participate in the removal or tear down of assemblies/equipment with more experienced personnel
  • Responsible to monitor contract changes that affect the manual, as well as, changing/shifting delivery dates in order to provide on-time delivery of manuals to customer
  • Perform other applicable duties as assigned by the technical publications lead or supervisor
  • Participate and assist in the development of the digital strategy for technical publications.You are meant for this job if
    • Bachelor's degree in English, technical writing, communications, related field or demonstrated experience with highly complex electro-mechanical and hydraulic systems
    • Minimum 7+ years experience in creating clear and concise technical documents using desktop publishing software (such as Flare and FrameMaker)
    • Experience with Acrobat, MS Office, and programs for creating and editing vector and bitmap graphics
    • Experience working independently and as part of a team
    • Spend 70-90% time in an office environment and/or 10-30% in shop supporting the manufacturing and onshore/offshore activities. May be exposed to possible hazards including working with high-pressure equipment, high noise, inclement weather, chemicals, pressure testing, heavy lift operations, and shop/field traffic.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and arms to perform repetitive motions; to sit, talk, and/or hear.

Keywords: Manpower Engineering, Davis , Sr Technical Writer, Engineering , Davis, California

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