compensation: 100K or hourly DOE employment type: contract
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Growing local company seeks a Contract Technical Writer to produce release notes, user guides, and operator's manuals and for complex scientific instruments, with a strong emphasis on installation and maintenance procedures.
Our ideal candidate is comfortable gathering information through independent, hands-on discovery, and can assimilate information gathered from subject matter experts in scientific, engineering, marketing, and service disciplines into cohesive, audience-appropriate user documentation.
Ability to write clear, concise, and comprehensive documentation according to corporate style guidelines
Ability to meet tight deadlines and to quickly adapt to shifting priorities
Ability to focus on assigned tasks and drive projects to completion
Strong interpersonal, communication, organizational, and teamwork skills
Professional demeanor, technical aptitude, persistency, and attention to detail
Ability to provide relevant technical writing samples
Degree in a physical or life science. Candidates with a degree in Communications, English, or a technical field and relevant experience will also be considered
Minimum of five years experience creating technical documentation, preferably for scientific or analytical instruments, medical devices, or complex electro-mechanical systems
Experience with Adobe FrameMaker, and high proficiency with other tools such as Microsoft Word, MadCap Flare, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop or any XML based authoring is preferred
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