Job Summary

Technical Document Writer

  • Location:
    Boise, Idaho
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_3_105986_322243
  • Category:
    Content/Document Management
  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire

A Technical Document Writer job is available for direct hire courtesy of Modis Engineering. As a qualified candidate you will be responsible for editing, rewriting, and authenticating program/projected related documentation including installation instructions, training materials, user manuals, product configuration, product connector guide, Visio diagrams, spreadsheets, presentations and other artifacts.


Technical Document Writer Responsibilities:

Gathers, analyzes, and composes technical information. Work with development/test engineers during product development to understand documentation requirements.
Conducts research and ensures the use of proper technical terminology.
Translates technical information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and non-technical users. Ensures consistency, clarity, and quality in and across all types of documentation.
Engages in formatting, editing, and quality assurance on own work and the work of others.
Receives text from technical staff and rewrites documentation in a clear and concise style.
Improves editorial/visual standards for documents, recommends new designs, layouts and procedures as needed. Create illustrations or screenshots to supplement the content.
Follow established review and approval process before releasing new and updated documentation.
Interview SMEs and other technical contacts to gather input for documentation updates.
Collaborate with design engineers to ensure product usability and appropriate product support.
Work closely with field customer service representatives to ensure technical documentation deliverables meet customer needs.
Provide input into the usability of new functionality where applicable.
Ensure proper usage of grammar, spelling, punctuation, and accuracy of information.
Apply templates and style guides to documentation to ensure a consistent look and feel.
Maintain necessary records for project tracking and legal/regulatory requirements.
Use the Microsoft Office suite and Adobe to generate technical documentation.
Manage release workflow process for each revision cycle and distribution of technical publications
Work closely with training and marketing management to ensure product and engineering deliverables are in alignment with go-to-market requirements.

Qualifications:

High School Degree or equivalent; post HS education and/or training preferred
Minimum 2 years’ experience in technical writing in a high paced production environment.


Expertise in Microsoft Office suite.
Expertise in Adobe Acrobat Pro
A positive attitude with strong work ethic, integrity and honesty.
Excellent communication (verbal and written), editing, writing and presentation skills.
Time management skills to be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, energetic environment and manage competing priorities.
Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills.
Strong planning and organizational skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with others to accomplish team goals.
Good team player with demonstrated effectiveness in accomplishing goals within the organization.
Ability to collaborate with engineering, product management, and technical support teams.


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If you are qualified and interested in this position then please click “apply now” above or below. You may also email your resume or ask any questions directly to sara.dawson@modis.com. Finally, feel free to visit our website at www.modis.com to apply for this or other available career opportunities.

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