Documentation Specialist-Tech Writer

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Documentation Specialist-Tech Writer

  • Specialty:

    Engineering
  • Title:

    Documentation Specialist/Tech Writer
    • City:

      Natick
    • State:

      MA
    • Zip Code:

      01760
  • Start date:

    09-30-2019
  • Status:

    Closed
  • Assignment Type:

    Contract
  • Job Id:

    50967

Description

The Role:

Create technical content in the form of installation guides and reference manuals for Logistics engineers who are responsible for installing, maintaining and trouble-shooting logistics solutions.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Work closely with the Logistics team and ID or Vision product development to understand the capabilities, design and installation of the logisticssolution software and hardware
  • Meet with the Logistics team to discuss available source materials, time frame and objectives
  • Conduct interviews with various technical staff to gather data for documentation
  • Develop content using existing documentation methodology for purposes of consistency and efficiency
  • If required, travel to customer project sites for information gathering and validation 

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 

  • Quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
  • In-depth knowledge of document authoring best practices and strong working knowledge of document authoring tools including MadCap Flare, Creative Cloud and SketchUp or other relevant tools
  • Experience with incorporating multiple media elements into documents including 2D and 3D graphics, CAD drawings, video, animation and self-developed illustrations
  • Strong communication skills and ability to be proactive meeting with technical and non-technical teams
  • Ability to move fast, creating content for technology as it is being developed

 

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