Technical Writer

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Location
Melbourne, Florida
Industry
Engineering (Architecture and Engineering Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Salary
US$ 30.00 per hour, $30 per hour + none
Ref. Number
S_27417
Contact
Sheila Poland, Spherion
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Job Description

Write explanatory and descriptive technical material for comprehension at various reading skill levels. Research pertinent specifications, vendor manuals, statements of work, commented listings, and other source material for formal technical documentation. Prepare, coordinate, and integrate technical illustrations and text. Develop outlines and write technical content for manuals, user guides, specifications, proposals, advertisements, brochures, and flyers.

Working hours: 8-5

Skills:
BASIC REQUIREMENTS
Two years technical academic training or equivalent experience. Must have a thorough command of the English language for both oral and written media. Must be familiar with and have a cursory knowledge of Government and commercial specifications and standards for documentation requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
--interpret complex technical data from circuit schematics, logic diagrams, mechanical drawings, programming flows, commented code, and other forms of source information.
--Write complete and comprehensive operation and test procedures, theory of operations and functional descriptions, installation and maintenance instructions, and other explanatory and descriptive technical information.
--Assist in the preparation of cost proposals for the preparation of technical publications and documentation.
--Originate new and revised illustrations such as graphs, charts, diagrams, simplified schematics, and functional flow diagrams to support written and spoken discussions.
--Coordinate artistic and photographic representations of technical subjects for inclusion in published documentation.
--Proof and edit typed copy to ensure accuracy and fidelity to original input or draft.
--Perform other duties that may be assigned by supervision or management.
QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Requires 5-8 years experience and Associate degree in Engineering (BS preferred)

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