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Technical Writer (4 openings)

  • Location: Richardson, 75080
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Richardson, TX company is seeking multiple Technical Writers for a contract opportunity. This individual will support the Documentation and Training team on technical and end-user documentation and training deliverables for our customers.  A successful candidate must be able to analyze customer requirements, manage tight deadlines, possess high attention to detail, accuracy and reliability. This individual must work well on a team as well as individually.

Essential Functions (fundamental, crucial job duties performed in a position. include how the person is to perform them including frequency of tasks)

  • Develops technical and end-user documentation, including functional specification documents, design documents, as-built documents, user manuals, and training materials
  • Maintains records, documents and files of work and revisions; edits, standardize, or make changes to material as instructed
  • Organizes material and completes writing assignment following the established guidelines for order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology
  • Abides by the document outline (runbook) specific to each deliverable that is used to design, develop, and track the documentation
  • Delivers and manages documentation deliverables using the SharePoint documentation repository
  • Selects photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material
  • Collaborates with other departments to develop content per specifications and supports the process within aggressive deadlines
  • Ensures grammatical and technical accuracy of content
  • Interview production and engineering personnel and read journals and other material to become familiar with product technologies and production methods
  • May have to track down  necessary content from stakeholders, experts, and other contributors to comply with the requirements
  • Supports the production of deliverables as needed
  • Performs tasks with speed, accuracy, and high quality within tight deadlines
  • Demonstrate regular and predictable attendance during core business hours 
  • Supports multiple projects simultaneously as needed
 

Competencies (knowledge, skills, and abilities the person needs to do the job)

  • Writing skills- Communicates effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience
  • Reading Comprehension- derive information from written text in work related documents and contracts
  • Active Listening- Gives full attention to what others are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as needed, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
  • Verbal communication- ability to convey information effectively
  • Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, and screen capture software
  • Working knowledge of SharePoint
  • Proven ability to organize and prioritize diverse, multiple tasks and projects simultaneously

 

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Technical Writing, Communications, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience in a related field.

 

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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