Technical Writer - Latham, New York

Job Reference:S_786791
Position Type:Temporary
Sector:Architectural Services
Industry:Engineering
Experience:Experienced
Working Hours:8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location:Latham, New York
Salary:US$20.00 - US$25.00 per hour
Contact:Schin,Thomas, Contact Code: 79444, Accustaff, United States
Phone:518/396-5866

Description

We are currently seeking a Technical Writer for one of our clients in Latham, NY. This is a full time, temporary role, estimated to last 7-8 months. You'll be involved in gathering content for use in technical materials, and help with the layout and preparation of technical documents.

Please include a cover letter, writing sample, and how your experience and skills make you the appropriate match for our candidate search.

Responsibilities:
You will craft and create various technical documents including equipment manuals, appendices, and/or operating/maintenance instructions. Examples include Quick Start Guides, User Manuals, Help Files, etc.
Create workflow documents to demonstrate to various users how to use and/or install products
Work with a varied group of collaborators on achieving team goals
Exporting proper documents as needed
Ensure technical documents are accurate, complete and meet project style guidelines for quality, format and style.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Skills:
Writing
Technical abilities
computer knowledge

Education:
Associate

Experience:
Experienced

Qualifications:
2-3 years previous experience as a technical writer
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
Ability communicate basic instructions in writing and over the phone with a wide range of recipients
Knowledge of product writing principles, theories and concepts.
Proficient with MS Word, with mid level computer application skills
Ability to translate complex concepts into clearly written documents


Are you the right fit?
Our ideal candidates are the type of people that want to get up for work every day, not sit around like a couch potato. The best candidates for AccuStaff are the ones who look at a glass half full, and are able to take advantage of each opportunity to show how they can contribute. Do we control every opportunity? Certainly not, but like our clients, we search for motivated people who want to succeed.

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Skills

Writing Technical abilities computer knowledge

Qualification

2-3 years previous experience as a technical writer Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience Ability communicate basic instructions in writing and over the phone with a wide range of recipients Knowledge of product writing principles, theories and concepts. Proficient with MS Word, with mid level computer application skills Ability to translate complex concepts into clearly written documents