Technical Writer

Experis - Fullerton, California

Posted 750 days ago
  • Experience
  • Job function
    Engineering, Manufacturing, Writing/Editing
  • Employment type
  • Industry
    Machinery, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, Media Production, Oil & Energy, Writing and Editing
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Experis Engineering is hiring a technical writer for a 6 month contract located in Fullerton, CA. Our client is a leader in advanced permanent magnet high-speed motor and generating systems for the oil and gas industry as well as subsea applications. They are looking for a candidate who has a background in technical writing for similar equipment guides.

The successful candidate will work with our team of technicians and engineers, in understanding what the users need and want in terms of applications and documentation. In this position, the Technical Writer I will report directly to the Design and Configuration Manager.

Specific duties will include, but are not limited to:
Thorough understanding of job and/or project related documents and procedures with an ability to recommend improvements to methods and procedures in assigned area of responsibility.
Accuracy and attention to detail critical
Strong written and verbal communication skills in English are important in order to communicate effectively with peers, supervisors, and other department personnel and customers
Proficiently communicate ideas and concepts with ability to persuade and influence others as needed
Ability to define deadlines and manage priorities of self, team and/or project is critical.
Create user documentation including user guides, quick reference guide, online help using different media (paper, electronic, PDF, web, CBT etc)
Conduct research into usability and information design

Qualifications and Skills:
AA/AS Degree in ME, EE, drafting or related field preferred or equivalent years of experience.
5+ years designing and documenting mechanical/electrical/electronic equipment or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Applicant should have basic computer knowledge and understanding of MS word and Excel
Should be a strong team player with a bias for action
Strong multi-tasking skills are a plus

Experis Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, age, military or veteran status, and other characteristics protected under federal, state and local law.

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