Engineer / Technical Writer

Less than 5 years experience  •  Engineering Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17
Santa Monica, CA
Less than 5 years experience
Engineering Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17


Performs advanced technical writing in the creation of operation and maintenance manuals, illustrated parts catalogs, and other professional-level documents from a variety of source design engineering.

  • Candidate will work in a busy, mid-sized company environment and as part of a dynamic, process improvement oriented, cross-functional work team
  • Requires effective communication with a wide variety of technical and management personnel
  • Ability to work with limited direction to produce high quality work
  • Requires an emphasis on quality control and attention to detail and specifications
  • Performs cross-functional activities as required in a team-based environment. Ability to provide logical, in-depth analysis of a problem or situation

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (other duties may be assigned)

  • Authors and revises technical manuals via a sophisticated authoring system
  • Draws upon advanced authoring skills to resolve complex technical issues associated with interpretation of engineering documentation
  • Performs research assignments with or without customer interaction. Interaction with customer representatives through oral or written communication
  • With minimal guidance, may evaluate authoring tasks to determine the requirements; be able to review engineering packages for completeness and accuracy of source data; and be able to meet schedules to accomplish the work


  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering and Communications Technology, English, or Communication
  • 2 to 5 years experience
  • Excellent command of the English language (written and oral)
  • Expertise in ATA standards relating to authoring and content
  • Strong Electro-Mechanical ability to read / understand / interpret engineering drawings
  • Strong communication skills as well as a high degree of discipline, attention to detail, problem solving ability, and good judgment
  • Proficient in use of software tools to accomplish all aspects of technical writing
  • Due to security requirements, this position requires U.S. citizens or green-card holders only


  • Salary based on experience.  Send introductory cover letter.  No phone calls will be accepted.
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