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Tech Writer/Editor
Ref No.: 17-02674
Location: York, Pennsylvania
Tech Writer/Editor
York, PA
11 Month Contract

Job Description
  • 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, and illustrated parts breakdown.
  • Ensures compliance with customer requirements, government specifications, engineering standards, and language usage principles.
Education/Experience
  • 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 the Client)
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, plus 2 additional year's relevant experience.
Preferred
  • XML Authoring Tool Experience (e.g. Arbortext Epic Editor and Oxygen software).
  • Candidate should have working knowledge of a Structured XML editing tool as most of our content (90%) is authored in XML