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Technical Communications Specialist

Technical Communications Specialist

This is a contract position , onsite, with a global company. Local candidates only. The Technical Communications Specialist plans, develops, delivers, and maintains information products to support product and service deployment and product maintenance, throughout the product and service lifecycle. Information products include but are not limited to operation, maintenance, & concept manuals, assembly and disassembly instruction manuals, inspection manuals, training, multimedia, and technical illustrations.

Responsibilities:
• Proofread and reauthor functional specifications and other engineering-authored technical documents to simplify overall functionality and product intricacies.
• Present complex information to the target audience in a controlled language such as Simplified Technical English (STE) and Plain English.
• Contribute to the development and continuous improvement of technical communications business processes, competencies, tools, standards, and best practices (style guides, templates etc.)
• Use topic-based and single-sourcing methodology to create, maintain, and evolve Product Reference Manuals, Tool Service Manuals, User Guides etc.

Skill Set:
1. Manufacturing / Engineering Product documentation experience
2. Excellent grammar and punctuation skills with attention to detail
3. Key interpersonal skills including a self-starter and ability to work independently
4. XML authoring (Arbortext Editor) / exposure to Content Management Systems (Windchill)
5. Illustration and graphic designing tools such as Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop
6. Knowledge of 3D technical illustrations software such as SAP VEA & Creo Illustrate will be an advantage.

A Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field is required.

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Description

This is a contract position , onsite, with a global company. Local candidates only. The Technical Communications Specialist plans, develops, delivers, and maintains information products to support product and service deployment and product maintenance, throughout the product and service lifecycle. Information products include but are not limited to operation, maintenance, & concept manuals, assembly and disassembly instruction manuals, inspection manuals, training, multimedia, and technical illustrations.

Responsibilities:
• Proofread and reauthor functional specifications and other engineering-authored technical documents to simplify overall functionality and product intricacies.
• Present complex information to the target audience in a controlled language such as Simplified Technical English (STE) and Plain English.
• Contribute to the development and continuous improvement of technical communications business processes, competencies, tools, standards, and best practices (style guides, templates etc.)
• Use topic-based and single-sourcing methodology to create, maintain, and evolve Product Reference Manuals, Tool Service Manuals, User Guides etc.

Skill Set:
1. Manufacturing / Engineering Product documentation experience
2. Excellent grammar and punctuation skills with attention to detail
3. Key interpersonal skills including a self-starter and ability to work independently
4. XML authoring (Arbortext Editor) / exposure to Content Management Systems (Windchill)
5. Illustration and graphic designing tools such as Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop
6. Knowledge of 3D technical illustrations software such as SAP VEA & Creo Illustrate will be an advantage.

A Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field is required.

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