Technical Writer 3 in Mossville, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt is looking for an experienced Technical Writer to work on-site with our customer located in Peoria, IL in a contingent position forecasted for 12 months. The role will support a Manufacturing Engineering team in an engine development lab setting. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • The primary objectives included creation of Standard Work documents and other related documentation for processes related to the build and maintenance of test engines.
  • Update share point site / final editing of standard work documents and uploading to share-point.
  • Working with Excel based SW documents ensuring clarity and confirmation to standards.
  • Working on the shop floor with experimental mechanics, understanding their issues, and helping to resolve mechanical problems.
  •  Working with tool suppliers to obtain the tools required to provide a safe working experience for the mechanics.


  • Associate Degree or minimum 4 years of experience.
  • Computer Skills (SharePoint, PowerPoint, Excel and Word)
  • Manufacturing / Mechanical engineering background.
  • Experience creating Standard Work documentation
  • Strong mechanical and/or electrical background
  • High level understanding of engine components
  • Desire to work in a fast paced environment
  • Technical writing experience
  • Engine Mechanic experience
  • Strong understanding of diesel engine components
  • FMEA Experience
  • Engine mechanic capability / understanding.
  • Ability to communicate across all levels of personnel.
  • Need to be able work the engine mechanics, and have the ability to communicate the need to the upper level managers.

This position is subject to US Export Controls. Must be a US Citizen or lawful permanent resident. 

Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries.  Volt has over 60 years of experience and is a leader in the industry.  We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions.

We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career.  We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer