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Technical Writer

Location:

New Orleans, LA

Category

Engineering

Division

Intralox

Hours

Days
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Intralox, L.L.C., the world leader in conveyor equipment solutions utilizing modular plastic conveyor belts, has a position available for a Technical Writer in our ThermoDrive Engineering Department.
 
Intralox offers an unparalleled opportunity for those who want to work for an established, yet consistently growing company, with opportunities for international exposure, continuous improvement, and career advancement. To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our Careers website.  

Responsibilities

  •  Write documentation to setup, operate, maintain, and reproduce mechanical and automated equipment for both the production environment and customer facing equipment
  • Revise and update existing equipment documents
  • Review vendor-provided documentation for accuracy, grammar, and style
  • Work with technical staff to produce safe, accurate instructions
  • Create and edit equipment photographs
  • Produce and distribute printed documentation
  • Collect technical documents (drawings, schematics, etc) from engineers
  • Work with technical staff to understand components and systems to develop user friendly documentation.
  • Maintain and apply existing style and terminology guides
  • Standardize and streamline documentation processes
  • Maintain an existing SharePoint library of released documentation
  • Maintain an existing server directory of released documentation
  • Notify other affected departments about new and updated documentation
  • Able to understand and describe complicated systems with layers of logical rules.
  • Proficient with multiple mediums of technology transfer such as manuals, videos, animations and web pages.
  • Use Adobe FrameMaker, Adobe Photoshop, and the Microsoft Office products to accomplish job responsibilities
  • Attend trainings or self-train to continuously improve skills
  • Assist in onsite training presentations
Requirements  
  • B.S. or B.A. from an accredited university or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years’ combined experience with technical writing, proof reading, and editing
  • Proficient with Adobe FrameMaker and/or Adobe InDesign Adobe Photoshop, MS Word, and Excel
  • Effective communication (verbal and written) and relationship skills
  • Proficient at working from electrical schematics and mechanical drawings.
  • A self-managed individual who is a team player
  • Able to understand and describe complicated systems – Critical thinking skills
  • Willingness to learn new mediums of technology/documentation
 

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