Technical Writer in Redmond, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Redmond, WA
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    10/4/2018
  • Job ID:
    141513
  • Pay Rate
    $25.0 - $30.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    425/376-1726

Job Description

Technical Writer

This is an estimated 12 month temporary position, in Redmond, WA and is offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. We are among the largest staffing companies in the US for contingent/temporary and direct hire placements, and support many of the top rated Pacific Northwest companies.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare a wide variety of engineering technical documents in support of customer requirements
  • Meet quality standards including technical accuracy and acceptance by the customer
  • Edit or create digital illustrations to accompany written materials
  • Deliver documents within budget and critical schedule commitments
  • Schedule and track all assigned tasks using the designated task management tool(s). Identify and elevate delays caused by subject matter experts or others
  • Comply with established writing and illustration styles, corporate standards, and customer requirements
  • Participate in engineering working group meetings, presentations, customer audits, and formal design reviews as assigned
  • Perform the submittal of documents and data to external customers for approval, track customer dispositions, and support follow-ups for aging submittals
  • Plan and carry out assignments with a moderate level of direction and supervision
  • Understand and apply corporate export compliance and intellectual property protection policies
  • Any other task assigned by your supervisor or management

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2 years of experience in preparing technical and/or administrative documents.
  • Working knowledge of electronics technology is desirable, including theories of electrical circuit operation, testing procedures, calibration, and technical specification interpretation.
  • High level of detail orientation and technical accuracy, balanced with high productivity. Well-developed interpersonal skills for collaborating with many internal customers, often under pressure of schedule deadlines. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Comfortable in a dynamic environment while coordinating multiple tasks with changing priorities. Strong focus on customer satisfaction. Able to use and enforce engineering documentation and illustration standards to produce output that complies with format and content requirements.
  • Associates Degree or equivalent in a science or technology field.

Volt Information Sciences, Inc. is an international provider of staffing services, outsourcing solutions, and information technology infrastructure services. We offer a candidate referral bonus, please inquire for more details. (Conditions and restrictions apply).

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.