Technical Writer Needed ASAP for a 6 minimum of a 6 month contract In Atlanta GA
military, defense and security forces, federal and international law enforcement agencies, large metropolitan training academies, thousands of police departments, ammunition and firearms manufacturers and commercial shooting range owners around the world. Located just outside of Buford, GA, we are looking for an experienced, qualified, and confident Training Systems technical writer to be involved in projects where technical manuals are required for installation, operation, maintenance, assembly, and disassembly. These manuals and other responsibilities consist of but are not limited to: Operation Manuals, Maintenance Manuals, Quick Start Guides, Installation Guides, Field Notes, and the Oversight of manual translations.
Our ideal candidate is experienced in the field of technical writing or another relevant field (5-15 years) with exceptional written and communication skills. You are familiar with the delivery of manuals and other documentation to government standards and formats. You have the ability to read mechanical engineering drawings and specifications. You are able to read and interpret software use cases. You can interface directly with engineers, project engineers, manufacturing personnel and technicians in order to obtain required information.
Have the ability to multi-task, especially in a very fast-paced environment.
Have proficiency in the following tools/platforms:
Microsoft Word (Advanced), Adobe Acrobat Professional, Adobe Photoshop/Paint Shop Pro, Adobe RoboHelp (this is a key aspect of the position), Visio, and Excel.
Additional desired skills and experience that may benefit a candidate include familiarity with AutoCAD and Microsoft Project, as well as a knowledge of firearms as this experience will help in the construction of use manuals.
MKN Enterprises, LLCMKN is a staffing and consulting company specializing in talent acquisition and client relationships with small to fortune 500 companies.