Technical Writer in San Diego, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 11/4/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    San Diego, CA
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is currently seeking a Technical Writer in the Rancho Bernardo CA area.

Candidate is responsible for researching and utilizing an interrelation/relationship database for writing remove/installation maintenance procedures; documenting and developing detailed operator, troubleshooting procedures, checklists, technical specifications, alert bulletins, training materials; and other procedures and reports. 


  • Collects and accumulates appropriate technical information through researching and analyzing technical data and publications, engineering drawings, test procedures, design specifications/documentation, software description documents, engineering documents and by interviewing technical experts.
  • Ensures documents are developed in accordance with the requested specifications and contractual requirements, including development of any necessary illustrations, photographs, or other graphic representations.
  • Ensures final materials clearly and effectively communicate the technical information and data to appropriate audiences.
  • Ensures accuracy of documents. Corrects technical and editorial errors and may participate in rewrites as necessary.
  • Plans, schedules, coordinates and leads efforts of small-medium sized teams to complete projects.
  • May represent the organization as a primary contact on contracts and projects.
  • May provide direction and training to other staff members.
  • Work with interactive electronic technical manuals (IETM) and publications; S1000D version 3.0+ and MIL-SPECs.
  • Work with SGML/XML-type technical documentation
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required. 


  • Typically requires education or formal training equivalent to the completion of an associate degree in a related discipline and six or more years progressive experience in a technical field.  May substitute equivalent professional experience in lieu of education/training.  
  • Must demonstrate a comprehensive technical understanding of military or commercial systems, and technical writing/editing principles, theories, standards and concepts.
  • Must have strong working knowledge of the development of technical manuals and documentation and strong working knowledge of computer-based tools in the production of SGML/XML technical documentation.
  • Experience with the following is a plus: PTCs Windchill, common source data base (CSDB), Arbortext Editor; SLICwave; CATIA; Microsoft Office; Microsoft Project.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer