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Technical Writer

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Dayton, OH

Technical Writer

7712

Job Description

Experienced Technical Writer needed by busy manufacturing facility in the Dayton area!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Create, revise and maintain technical manuals from beginning to final release.
  • Research and compile technical data, illustrations, and operating information from appropriate Subject Matter Experts.
  • Using standard manual template and Adobe Frame Maker, organize technical information into accurate, easily understandable technical manuals through clear writing, careful editing, consistent formatting, and effective placement of graphics.
  • Create new graphics and/or modify existing graphics (illustrations) using Adobe Illustrator or equivalent software.
  • Generate Table of Contents for manuals.
  • Generate and edit Index for manuals in accordance with The Chicago Manual of Style recommendations.
  • Convert completed and approved manuals to Adobe Acrobat PDF format.
  • Assist in creating/developing /maintaining intranet sites. Ensure the look and feel of these sites is consistent with Corporate requirements.

 EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE 

  • BA degree from four-year college or university and one to three years' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Prefer degree in Technical Writing, Journalism, English, or Communications.
  • Must be proficient in current versions of Adobe Acrobat, FrameMaker and Illustrator.
  • Must work within tight and/or changing project deadlines.
  • Must be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

 


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PDSI Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, military service or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, consideration of employment staffing submissions are based on demonstrated skills, qualifications, work experience, expertise and expectations meeting the position requirements as specified by the client, including compensation