Technical Writer in Mobile, AL at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 9/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description




ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

• Determine the needs of end users of technical documentation
• Work with technical staff to make products easier to use and thus need fewer instructions
• Organize and write supporting documents for products
• Use photographs, drawings, diagrams, and charts that increase users' understanding
• Gather usability feedback from customers, designers, and manufacturers
• Revise documents as new issues arise
• Ability to train employees on the functions of Technical Writing

*Other duties may be assigned*

SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES -- No Supervisor responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
• Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in English, Communication or Engineering
• 5+ years of Aviation or Engineering Technical Writer Experience


LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.








JOB SKILLS

• Patience in problem-solving/troubleshooting
• Communication skills.Must be able to take complex, technical information and translate it for colleagues and consumers who have nontechnical backgrounds.
• Detail oriented.Create detailed instructions for others to follow. Must be detailed and precise at every step so that the instructions can be useful.
• Imagination.Must be able to think about a procedure or product in the way that a person without technical experience would think about it.
• Teamwork.Must be able to work well with other writers; with designers, editors, and illustrators; and with the technical people whose information they are explaining.
• Technical skills.Must be able to understand and then explain highly technical information.
• Writing skills. Must have excellent writing skills to be able to explain technical information clearly.
• Proficiency in MS Office and other necessary tools to complete work
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work is performed in a normal office environment with minimal physical risks involved. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate.

ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
Carlisle Interconnect Technologies is dedicated to identifying and reducing the environmental impact of its operations, activities, and products. It is our commitment to comply with all applicable laws and other regulatory requirements concerning the environment. We are committed to preventing pollution and continually improving our environmental performance in all of our global operations. This will be achieved through a comprehensive Environmental Management System that provides the framework for setting and reviewing environmental objectives and targets of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies.


TRAVEL
No Travel Required for this position



ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

• Determine the needs of end users of technical documentation
• Work with technical staff to make products easier to use and thus need fewer instructions
• Organize and write supporting documents for products
• Use photographs, drawings, diagrams, and charts that increase users' understanding
• Gather usability feedback from customers, designers, and manufacturers
• Revise documents as new issues arise
• Ability to train employees on the functions of Technical Writing

*Other duties may be assigned*

SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES -- No Supervisor responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
• Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in English, Communication or Engineering
• 5+ years of Aviation or Engineering Technical Writer Experience


LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.








JOB SKILLS

• Patience in problem-solving/troubleshooting
• Communication skills.Must be able to take complex, technical information and translate it for colleagues and consumers who have nontechnical backgrounds.
• Detail oriented.Create detailed instructions for others to follow. Must be detailed and precise at every step so that the instructions can be useful.
• Imagination.Must be able to think about a procedure or product in the way that a person without technical experience would think about it.
• Teamwork.Must be able to work well with other writers; with designers, editors, and illustrators; and with the technical people whose information they are explaining.
• Technical skills.Must be able to understand and then explain highly technical information.
• Writing skills. Must have excellent writing skills to be able to explain technical information clearly.
• Proficiency in MS Office and other necessary tools to complete work
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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