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Technical Writer - 2852

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Location
Oshkosh, WI
Job Type
Contract
Date
Jun 14, 2018
Job ID
2600705
Job Description
Productive Resources has been providing engineering services to some of the nation’s largest and most renowned companies for almost fifteen years. Our reputation for quality, teamwork, and innovative solutions keeps our clients turning to us to meet their engineering service’s needs. Our contacts and experience combined with your technical expertise equals career possibilities for you.
 
This opportunity is for a Technical Writer on site at our client. As an employee of Productive Resources, you will develop the creation of XML content for the internal publishing of technical documents in support of deliverables for Commercial and Mil Spec Electronic Technical Manuals (ETMs). Interface and act as the liaison between the internal and external customers to resolve any hardware or software issues related to the documentation standards and the companies publishing standards.
 
Duties:
·         Author XML in accordance with the MIL STD and ensure the IETM will conform to the Document Type Definitions (DTDs) currently in use.
·         Plan and schedule work activities to complete assignments in their order of priority and to make the most effective use of time.
·         Communicate effectively.
·         Contribute to a favorable working climate within the corporation through a friendly manner and cooperative attitude in dealing with other employees and customers.
·         Support the development of operator, Trouble shooting, maintenance manuals using desktop publishing software, which adheres to documentation guidelines and templates to ensure the resulting materials are substantively complete and exhibit a professional and consistent “look and feel.”
·         Support the development of publication content in p/c-based desktop publishing and illustrating software.
·         Provide assistance to internal and external customers in the use of operator and service manuals.
·         Follow established departmental and other required procedures.
·         Willingly assist others as necessary to meet deadlines.
·         Understand fully the requirements of our jobs and the systems that support us.
·         Fulfill these requirements in a timely manner.
·         Other duties as assigned.

No sponsorships are available for this opportunity.

Requirements:
·         Some local travel required.
·         Time management skills.
·         Technical writing experience.
·         Microsoft experience – Work and Excel.
·         Very well organized.
·         Good oral and written communication skills.
·         Strong computer problem solving skills.
 
Preferred Skills:
·         Computer skills in Desktop Publishing XML required: Suggested Software Familiarity: PTC’s WINDCHILL, IADS, Arbortext, Framemaker, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Adobe Acrobat.
·         Ability to interface with the Product Support Value Stream Zone members and leads.
·         A continuous improvement mindset.
·         Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
·         Mechanical ability.
·         Knowledge of XML.
·         Xmetal experience.
 
If you are the right person, if you have the expertise we need, submit your resume now!