Technical Writer - NxStage (Chicopee)

Compensation

: $83,640.00 - $144,990.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Entertainment



PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Service Technical Writer at NxStageis responsible for authoring and updating technical service manuals for thefield technicians. This position requires a talent for translating complextechnical hardware concepts into user-friendly documents that meet the needs ofthe audience. Some mechanical aptitude or previous experience with maintainingor servicing hardware would be very beneficial in this position. The prospectivecandidate must be an excellent communicator who enjoys working in a highlydynamic writing team and is comfortable collaborating with the Service Engineeringteam.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

?Creating,editing, and maintaining Service documentation

?Collaboratingwith other writers to ensure continuous improvements in writing style,harmonization of terminology, and team initiatives

?Participatingin ongoing team workshops to create and improve writing strategies, layoutpractices

?Investigatingnew and innovative ideas to create content

Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more departments or locations. See applicable addendum for department or location specific functions.

Qualifications

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • 5 yearsor less experience writing instructions, preferably in hardware
  • Experienceduser of FrameMaker or inDesign
  • Familiaritywith Solidworks a plus
  • TechnicalWriting certificate or completion of 4-year English/writing degree
  • Backgroundin servicing or maintaining machines or lab equipment a plus
  • Enjoysinteracting with complex machines
  • Strongcommunication skills and willingness to be a supporting member of across-functional team
  • Able tomultitask in a highly innovative environment with changing priorities
  • Able tosolicit feedback from reviewers and negotiate changes to achieve team consensus
  • Goodtime-management skills to produce large technical manuals
  • Engagedteam player who supports ongoing internal team initiatives
  • Strongattention to detail
  • Sense ofinitiative; intellectual curiosity about technical products and systems
  • EO/AA Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


    Associated topics: content, document, documentation, documentation specialist, excel, log, msword, ms office, technical writer, technical writing * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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