We are seeking a hands on Technical Writer who will be responsible for gathering, writing, and organizing electrical/electronic technical materials for purposes of authoring electronic technical part descriptions, manuals/documentation, creating illustrations, etc.
Applicant will be expected to convert technical jargon so that any user can follow.
Applicant will be creating Electronic Technical Manuals (ETMs and IETMs), engineering-level documents, end user Quick Reference Guides, initial creation of and adding new illustrations. The responsibilities will include ability to author original technical material from review of engineering drawings and discussions with subject matter experts.
*Active Secret Clearance with the eligibility of obtaining a TS
*6 years' experience with hands on technical writing for electrical system manuals in an engineering environment.
*Understanding of electrical systems knowledge of diagnostic troubleshooting in order to identify faulty procedures and suggest corrections using schematics.
*Strong knowledge of XML Authoring Tool Experience (Arbortext, XMLSpy software)
*Advanced FrameMaker experience.
*Advanced knowledge of publishing tools, preferably the ones MS office, particularly Word and Adobe Acrobat (use of markup tools); understanding of logical flow of material.
*End user/customer interfacing experience/good customer service skills
*Able to read technical drawings and blueprints.
*4 year degree
*Defense or electronic systems and equipment experience
*Electronics Degree and Technical Writing Certificate preferred
CSS Staffing provides nationwide permanent, long term contract and contract to hire staffing services in the manufacturing, clerical, engineering and technology fields.